UC Innovation Awards
With $1.32 million from UCOP, Blum Centers and initiatives from across the UC system will work together to tackle global poverty, economic and social justice, and democracy.
The Proof of Concept Commercialization Gap Grants (PoC Program) initiative was launched in 2011 to advance both the research and public service missions of UC. The program funds innovations and discoveries at the cusp of commercialization that require a final demonstration of their commercial viability.
The UC Discovery Grant promotes collaborations between University of California researchers and industry partners in the interest of supporting cutting-edge research, strengthening the state’s economy, and serving the public good.