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Entrepreneurs:

Students, Faculty, and Community

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  • Accelerators /Incubators /Networking
  • Mentors /Advisors
  • Prototyping
  • Financing

Researchers

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  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Sponsored Research / Collaboration
  • Licensing
  • Material Transfer

Community and Industry Leaders

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  • Sponsoring Research
  • Mentoring Opportunities
  • Technology Licensing
  • Workforce Development
  • Access to University Core Facilities

Success Stories

A Better Way to Treat Atrial Fibrillation – Sanjiv Narayan and Ruchir Sehra, former clinical researchers at UC San Diego, co-founded Topera, successfully launching an improved medical device for atrial fibrillation ablation.

  • 569 Sanjiv Narayan
  • 568 Ruchir Sehra
Sanjiv Narayan and Ruchir Sehra
Former clinical researchers, Co-Founders of Topera

Facial Emotions through AI – Marian Bartlett, former researcher, co-founded Emotient. The company’s Facial Action Coding Systems [FACS] measures primary emotions like anger, contempt, disgust, fear, joy, sadness and surprise. It can also register positive, negative or neutral response.

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Marian Bartlett
Former Research Scientist, Founder of Emotient

A Blood Test Sans Blood – Joshua Windmiller and Jared Tangney, former graduate students, co-founded Biolinq (fka Electrozyme) to develop skin-applied electrochemical sensors that analyze body fluids to provide actionable health information.

  • 559 Jared Tangney
  • 560 Joshua Windmiller
Jared Tangney and Joshua Windmiller
Former graduate students, Co-Founders of Electrozyme

Impressive Impact in Innovation

UC San Diego is a leader in social and economic development in our region and beyond.

$100M+

Annual Industry‑sponsored Research

400+

Active License Agreements

$2.5B

Annual Research Impact

$32.4B

in sales

$3.7B

Annual Economic Impact

650+

Companies Launched to Date

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