Premier Innovation Partnership
About the Program:
The Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) is pleased to announce EMD-Serono, a Merck KGaA company, as the founding partner in this new program. As a Premier Innovation Partner with UC San Diego, EMD-Serono gain insights and unique perspectives of the innovation ecosystem through participation in programs such as Accelerating Innovations to Market (AIM) and Investment Prep. These programs are designed to accelerate the translation of UC San Diego technologies to market and support the formation and as well as sustainable growth of startups in the UC San Diego ecosystem. Premier Innovation Partners provide critical guidance and industry insights that form the bridge between scientific and commercially viable outcomes for new developments at UC San Diego.
EMD-Serono and OIC are working together to increase access to data resources, funding, and scientific partners who can support the advancement of technologies from UC San Diego. Ultimately, the goal is specifically to pair industry members with UC San Diego scientists and researchers to identify potential research projects of mutual interest. By working together, we can pool resources, funding, and our robust networks of partners and investors to assist more teams and startups than ever before.