For Industry

UCSF is consistently recognized as one of the top academic medical centers in the world and has a strong reputation for creative industry partnerships and an innovative and entrepreneurial culture. ITA strengthens ties between industry and UCSF by facilitating collaboration on research projects and clinical trials, surfacing innovative technologies, and fostering connections between industry partners, researchers and clinicians. 


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ITA is here to help you navigate and engage. Let us help you explore UCSF resources, find collaborators and expand your pipeline with UCSF innovations. Our team has deep scientific, business and legal experience and that means they understand our industry partner’s needs. Whether you are looking for partnership, a license, a contract or alliance management of your ongoing collaboration, we can bring you the expertise needed to make your relationships within UCSF successful.

Partner with UCSF to accelerate your R&D pipeline


License our innovations

Browse through some of our highlighted technologies

Collaborate with us

Partner with us for research and clinical trials. UCSF is a leader in strong academic-industry partnerships


Join our entrepreneurial community

Become a mentor, connect with innovators within UCSF or teach a course

Donate money, software or equipment

Give to UCSF to help accelerate discoveries that could lead to tomorrow's products

Other ways to support commercialization @ UCSF

Participate in UCSF's Catalyst Program to support advancement of commercializable innovations

Support and engage Mission Bay incubator companies