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Empowering a Diverse Innovation Ecosystem

Whether you wish to pursue the next great technological innovation, bring your valuable research to a commercial market, or license existing technologies for your business, the Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) offers you all the support you need for long-term success. 

How Can We Help?

Begin your startup journey

No matter what phase you're in, find out what it takes to move an idea for a new business or product all the way through to a thriving enterprise.

Go innovate

Disclose & Patent

Our experienced team will guide you through the process of taking your innovation to the commercial marketplace.

Go submit

License Our Technologies

Find the right technology to power your business. University of California has over 3,500 technologies available for commercial licensing.

Go commercialize


Innovation at a glance


Annual economic impact


Startup companies launched


Annual research impact



Active license agreements


Nationwide for startup creation


Jobs supported across California


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