If you’re a researcher or faculty entrepreneur at UCLA Health or the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, we want to help you succeed. We can help connect you to the tools and innovation resources you need to turn your discoveries into products that advance biomedical science — and save lives.

Many resources are available to assist innovators and entrepreneurs at UCLA and across the UC system. This list is a good place to start.

If you’re an organization or program that offers innovation resources, contact us.

Innovation Resources

Technology Development Group

The UCLA Technology Development Group serves as a campuswide gateway to innovation, research and entrepreneurship.

Invention Disclosure

If you’re a UCLA researcher with an innovation to bring to market, submit an invention report to TDG.

Price Center for Entrepreneurship

The Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the UCLA Anderson School of Management is a leader in entrepreneurial education and research.


The Institute for Precision Health builds on UCLA’s existing successes in precision health, unifying them into a foundation for new discoveries across a variety of disciplines.

Startup in a Box

UCLA Startup in a Box (SIAB) was created to lower barriers for UCLA entrepreneurs, providing warm introductions to pre-vetted partners across a multitude of service areas.


The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is a research partnership of UCLA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and the Los Angeles Biomedical Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.


The UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) was founded to enhance the culture for innovation and groundbreaking collaborative research spanning from molecule to community.

UCLA Center for SMART Health

The UCLA Center for Systematic, Measurable, Actionable, Resilient and Technology-driven Health (aka Center for SMART Health) has been formed to foster collaboration among engineers, computer scientists, clinicians, biomedical researchers, and information technologists.

University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UCCAI)

The mission of the University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI), a collaboration of the five UC medical campuses, is to translate NHLBI- and NIDA-funded discoveries to improve health and health care and address unmet medical needs.

Additional Resources