Breakthrough Research. Real-world Solutions.
As a catalyst for economic growth and technological innovation, the campus contributes $1.9 billion to the state of California. UCR proudly partners with entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, and fellow research enterprises within and beyond the U.S., providing a wide range of industry expertise and delivering advanced research from the lab to the marketplace.
The Office of Research and Economic Development (RED) works with faculty, schools, and organizations to launch research collaborations, increase federal research funding, facilitate technology commercialization and start-up ventures, and to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
The Office of Technology Partnerships (OTP) helps individuals in the UCR and the Riverside communities who have ideas or technology they want to develop, protect, fund, or commercialize. OTP’s team of experts in commercialization, research collaboration, and entrepreneurial education use a personalized approach to help individuals and teams identify and achieve their goals.
In collaboration with the Riverside County Economic Development Agency and numerous regional partners, the Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept and Innovation Center (EPIC) provides training, resources, and incubator space for UCR and Riverside-based innovators and startup companies.