The Office of Research has plans to support faculty and student entrepreneurs in a variety of ways. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development (CIED), hosted by the Graduate Division is a very good place to start. Visit UCSC-sponsored accelerator in Santa Cruz.


The Office of Research is developing start-up incubation and accelartion programs in partnership with campus innovation leaders and other organizations. Check back for more information.

Industry Consortia

UC Santa Cruz is a member of several industry and research consortia focusing on the development and promotion of various topics related to campus research interests. We also have formed a number of industry consortia to drive our leading edge research technology into market with the guidance of the industry members.

UC Santa Cruz has established the following research centers involving industry and other research insitutions:

UC Santa Cruz is a member of the following consortia: