Innovation Transfer & Entrepreneurship

We promote innovation and entrepreneurship across the university.

The office of Innovation Transfer & Entrepreneurship (ITE) works to increase UC's innovation capabilities and to create new opportunities for the UC community. It supports campus research and related technology transfer programs to help bring UC's research from lab to market, for public benefit and economic growth.

Kimberly Jones-Ross

Kimberly Jones-Ross

Interim 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

Innovation Transfer Operations

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

Innovation Transfer & Entrepreneurship
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607

Email: ITE

I&E impact