Education and Programs

Attend one of the many learning and networking events we host for our community

Inside Innovation

Are you interested in the latest cutting edge research being conducted at UC San Diego?

Inside Innovation is a new lecture series developed by the UC San Diego's Research Affairs Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC), to showcase the latest innovative technologies developed across UC San Diego. The series is held monthly at the Roth Auditorium of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine.

This forum provides a powerful venue for bringing together the general public, entrepreneurs, investors, and academics to engage and interact with UC San Diego researchers and OIC staff. This highly successful series leaves attendees expressing a strong interest in continuing their opportunity to engage with UC San Diego researchers.

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Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

Do you want to learn about technology commercialization, company formation, and funding?

OIC partners with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, a premier law firm in corporate and intellectual property, to bring an eighteen month Entrepreneurship Seminar series to the Mesa.

This monthly series educates innovators and entrepreneurs on the various legal aspects of technology commercialization, company formation, and funding. In addition to staff and students, all community members and research institutions are welcome to participate in this free seminar series. Please use the link below to reserve your space for one (or all) of the seminars.

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Ignite Conference

IGNITE @ UC San Diego is an annual campuswide conference for innovators and entrepreneurs. The event brings together the campus community, creates conversations, and bridges gaps between disciplines to encourage a cohesive entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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San Diego Innovation Showcase

Hosted by member institutions of the San Diego Innovation Council, this showcase highlights new companies, startups, and concepts.

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Evening with an Entrepreneur

This evening highlights successful entrepreneurs who share their hero’s journey of failures and successes.

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Startups and Pizza

This seminar series shows you what you need to know about forming a startup company. And there's pizza.

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For a full program listing, please check our Events Calendar for specific dates.