Access to UC San Diego Research and Technology


An academic powerhouse and economic engine, UC San Diego is recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report and ranked number one in the nation for public service by the Washington Monthly. The campus is at the forefront of the scientific and technology revolution, continually creating and shaping new fields and industries.

Following are some areas that might be of interest:

UC San Diego Research Affairs
This department promotes a culture of responsible, cutting-edge scholarship, innovation, collaboration and communication.

Innovation and Commercialization (IC)
The mission of the Technology Transfer Office is to promote and facilitate the transfer of UC San Diego innovations for the benefit of the University community and the public. Find out how your company can be first in line for UC San Diego-generated ideas.

Organized Research Units (ORU)
An ORU is an academic unit that provides a supportive infrastructure for interdisciplinary research complementary to the academic goals of departments of UC San Diego.

UC San Diego Libraries
The UC San Diego Libraries, ranked among the nation's top 25 public academic libraries, play an integral role in advancing and supporting the university's research, teaching, patient care and public service missions.

For more information, call (858) 822-0062 or email


Chancellor Khosla Forges Campus, Community Ties
UC San Diego’s eighth chancellor, Pradeep Khosla is working to develop shared goals and a shared vision for the university.

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