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The Office of Technology, Innovation, and Industry Relations connects UC Merced faculty, students, and alumni with business partners to commercialize their innovations, develop new research, start new ventures, and strengthen and diversify the economy.

Science and Engineering Building
Kolligian Library
Classroom and Office Building 2
Science and Engineering Building

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For UC Merced Researchers


Office of Technology, Innovation, and Industry Relations supports UC Merced faculty, staff and students with innovation, entrepreneurship and partnering. OTIIR assists in making connections with industry, understanding, and realizing the commercial potential of ideas, and facilitating the transition of discoveries from the lab into marketplace.

 

 

 

For Industry Partners

 

Strengthening ties with industry is a priority for UC Merced.  Through facilitating collaboration on research projects and fostering connections between industry partners and researchers, our office is here to help you navigate and engage with our faculty and students. Let us help you explore UC Merced resources and find the right collaborators.

 

 

For Innovators & Entrepreneurs

 

Office of Technology, Innovation, and Industry Relations provide resources for innovators and entrepreneurs to develop business ideas, facilitate partnerships, and find funding.