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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.
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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.
Disclose & Patent
Our experienced team will guide you through the process of taking your innovation to the commercial marketplace.
License Our Technologies
Find the right technology to power your business. University of California has over 3,500 technologies available for commercial licensing.
Innovation at a glance
Annual economic impact
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Annual research impact
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Jobs supported across California
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