Research and Innovation at UC Davis

Research and Innovation at UC Davis

Improving Lives Worldwide

From life-saving cancer treatments to clean energy breakthroughs, research and innovation from UC Davis improves everyday life in California communities and around the world. We solve problems through an integrated approach in which engineers, scientists, researchers and healthcare practitioners collaborate to spur bold and creative solutions.

At a Glance

$760
Million in Research Funding
51
Startups in last 5 years
824
Active Patents
$13.5
Million Annual Royalty Income

What Sets Us Apart?

World-Leading Research

World-Leading Research

A global leader in impact for the life and earth sciences, faculty at UC Davis perform cutting-edge research and offer advanced capabilities that enable technology development.

Cross-Disciplinary Excellence

Cross-Disciplinary Excellence

As one of the most academically comprehensive campuses in the world, UC Davis brings together leading engineers, scientists, and medical professionals to solve some of society’s most complex challenges.

Synergies in Technology Development

Synergies in Technology Development

With a nationally ranked medical center, world-class veterinary and agricultural programs and rapidly growing biomedical engineering expertise, UC Davis is uniquely positioned to realize One Health and engineering synergies.

Select Rankings

1st in the world for veterinarian medicine

1st in the world for veterinarian medicine
1st in the nation for agriculture

1st nationally in agriculture
1st in the nation for women in STEM professions

1st in the nation for women in STEM professions
10th in the nation for public universities

10th in the nation for public universities

Research Units

Research Units
Explore the unique network of Organized Research Units and Special Research Programs that are managed by the Office of Research. These units and programs foster research that crosses boundaries among multiple disciplines which cannot readily be done within the administrative structure of a single department or other administrative unit.

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Technology Commercialization

While the betterment of people’s lives is the inspiration for our work, the economic benefits to society are equally important. Our innovations consistently lead to cutting-edge products, high-value jobs and startup companies. Visit our Technology Management and Corporate Relations website to learn how we are translating innovative research into successful commercial impact.

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Opportunities

Sponsor Research
Sponsor Research

Sponsor Research
Connect with Experts
Connect with Experts

Connect with Experts
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