UCSF Health Awards: Open For Submissions
We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual USCF Health Awards is now accepting new technology submissions from industry partners across the healthcare spectrum – including life sciences.
Partnership for Early Biotech Manufacturing
A partnership between the University of California, San Francisco, and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. will put cell therapies within reach of UCSF cancer patients, doctors and researchers.
Kunal Patel Fund Launched
UCSF announces the creation of the Kunal Patel UCSF Innovation Fund in support of our Catalyst Program for advancing UCSF discoveries with clinical impact and commercial potential
Soteria Launches with $42 Million in Series A
Soteria, a UCSF founded immuno-oncology company focused on developing a next generation of switchable bispecific T-cell engagers to treat patients with solid tumor cancers, today announced a $42 million Series A financing.
From Aquarium-to-Bedside
Using a zebrafish model developed in the laboratory of Professor Scott C. Baraban, Epygenix Therapeutics is poised to commercialize epilepsy drugs discovered in zebrafish.
UCSF Technology Sings at San Francisco Opera
In a strange marriage of arts and science, The San Francisco Opera costume department teamed up with doctors from UCSF to create a mask that will allow the company's singers to safely rehearse together.
Alliance to Advance Neuroscience Research
UCSF's Weill Neurohub Joins Forces with UC Berkeley, Genentech and Roche to Advance Neuroscience Research
New Alliance to Fight Autoimmune Diseases
UCSF Partners With Eli Lilly to Better Understand Underlying Drivers of Autoimmunity and Accelerate the Development of Better Therapies.

Who We Are

Translational technology development and commercialization is a complex process because every project is unique. Innovation Ventures is dedicated to helping the UCSF community navigate those complexities by working up-close with our research faculty and promising students to really understand their science. We have a single purpose and that is to support the transition of UCSF innovation out of the lab and into the marketplace as more fully developed therapies, with a greater confidence of success. Whether evaluating a new discovery, securing funding, seeking external partnerships, or starting new companies, Innovation Ventures is here to facilitate protection, development, and commercialization of novel and valuable healing inventions.

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