Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

We promote innovation and entrepreneurship across the university.

The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) works to increase UC's innovation capabilities and to create new opportunities for the UC community. It supports campus programs and forges alliances with the government, private and philanthropic sectors to promote public benefit and economic growth.

Bruce Hunter

Executive Director

UC Innovation

Moves groundbreaking research and discovery from the lab and classroom into the marketplace by nurturing great ideas and people, and by investing in bold solutions to today’s biggest challenges.

Top Destinations
I&E programs
Incubators and accelerators
I&E support and funding

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Leverages the scale and diversity of UC’s ten campuses, four affiliated Institutes for Science & Innovation, and three affiliated national labs to build a vibrant I&E culture across the system.

Top Destinations
UC I&E success stories (pdf)
AB 2664 UC I&E expansion (pdf)
Institutes for Science & Innovation

Knowledge Transfer Office

Promotes the translation of research discoveries into innovative products and services by supporting UC technology commercialization, industry partnerships and collaborations, and startups.

Top Destinations
Technology commercialization
Technologies available for licensing
Training and education

Contact us

Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Email: UC Innovation

I&E impact