Campus Partners

We work closely with a wide range of partners within the UCSF community. 

UCSF Office of Research

The Office of Research is the chief administrative unit and catalyst for advancing research at UCSF. The Office also represents the broad research interests of UCSF to the University of California system. Learn more

UCSF Innovation Ventures

Innovation Ventures is dedicated to helping the UCSF community navigate the complexities of translational technology development and commercialization by working up-close with our research faculty and promising students to really understand their science. It has 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, facilitates protection, development, and commercialization of novel and valuable healing inventions. The Catalyst Program is one of five programs in Innovation Ventures serving as UCSF’s translational accelerator focused on advancing UCSF discoveries with clinical impact and commercial potential.

Research Development Office

The Research Development Office (RDO) serves at the nexus of research and research administration to promote, support, strengthen, and grow the research enterprise at UCSF. Working with faculty, administration staff, and leadership partners, the RDO seeks to attract extramural research funding, increase institutional competitiveness, create research relationships, and foster innovation.