The Innovation & Business Engagement Hub

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The Innovation & Business Engagement Hub is your bridge to the vast resources, diverse talent, and bold innovations at UC Santa Cruz. We are here to help you establish partnerships, secure extramural funding, transfer innovations, and provide programming. The Innovation & Business Engagement Hub is a joint partnership between the UC Santa Cruz Office of Research and University Advancement division.

What we do

  • Act as a one-stop shop for streamlined resources.
  • Make connections with industry partners to accelerate innovations.
  • Build lasting, mutually-beneficial business relationships.
  • Support entrepreneurial skills development to assist early-stage innovations.
  • Assist with the forming and growth of new ventures.
  • Transfer innovations to drive development, adoption, implementation, and commercialization.

Our team is ready to help you connect with partners and share your cutting-edge research with the world.

Learn more on the Innovation & Business Engagement Hub website

Last modified: May 13, 2024