We work to strengthen research and innovation across UC.

Research & Innovation (R&I) is a resource for UC researchers and administrators in research policy, funding for systemwide programs, and the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. We work to build UC-wide partnerships, help shape effective policies and provide a strong voice nationally for research and innovation on behalf of UC. Learn more about Research & Innovation

Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D, P.E.

Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D, P.E.

Vice President for Research & Innovation


Research Grants Program Office

Provides funding for UC research programs and initiatives as well as program and grant administration for state-wide research programs.

Top Destinations
Funding opportunities
Grant administration resources
Grants & programs

Natural Reserve System

Provides a network of 41 protected natural areas throughout California used for university-level teaching, research and public service.

Top Destinations
50th Anniversary Capital Campaign
Natural reserves by campus
Public Service
NRS news

Innovation Transfer & Entrepreneurship

Increases UC's innovation capabilities and creates new opportunities for the UC community through the promotion of public benefit and economic growth.

Top Destinations
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Innovation Transfer Operations

Research Policy Analysis and Coordination

Provides guidance for the development, interpretation and implementation of UC research policies and external rules for the conduct of academic research.

Top Destinations
Research policies and guidance
Contracts & Grants Manual
Resources for research support

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University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 11th floor
Oakland, CA 94607

UC Research