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Breakthrough Research. Real-world Solutions.

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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)

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.


Office of Technology Partnerships (OTP)

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.


Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept and Innovation Center (EPIC)

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.

Research Spotlight
Clearing the Air

Boasting the world’s largest indoor air pollution research facility, the College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) will partner with the soon to co-locate California Air Resources Board to develop pathbreaking solutions to sustainability issues affecting California and the world.

Boasting the world’s largest indoor air pollution research facility, the College of Engineering-Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) will partner with the soon to co-locate California Air Resources Board to develop pathbreaking solutions to sustainability issues affecting California and the world.

Featured Research

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Eat or be Eaten
When predators attack prey, what determines success or failure?
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1 photon = 2 electrons
Physicists show how tiny photosensors can double their...
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Silent Killer
Effects of thirdhand smoke on liver and lungs found to worsen over time
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Fear No More
Erasing particular fear memories permanently

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