Papers of the late J. Robert “Bob” Beyster, founder of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and a business innovator who developed a successful blueprint for entrepreneurial, employee-empowered companies, are being donated to the UC San Diego Library by the Beyster family
The renewed emphasis on strengthening the university’s “innovation ecosystem” gets a big boost this week with the launch of the UC San Diego Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program.
Look around your holiday party this season and you won’t just see typical Yuletide flair—something quite bold and different may catch your eye. The “ugly Christmas sweater” has emerged as a holiday necessity, and according to Tipsy Elves founders Nicklaus Morton, Muir ’05, and Evan Mendelsohn,…
Non-profit organization Learning Equality is now accepting donations to help fund next-generation education app Kolibri
The Clinical Addiction Recovery Institute (C.A.R.I.), has announced that it will join the University of California, San Diego community as one of the newest members of the Qualcomm Institute Innovation Space (QIIIS).
Two congressmen who know a lot about innovation were wowed by last week’s tour of the Qualcomm Institute, where they heard about UC San Diego’s new Office of Innovation and Commercialization and met student entrepreneurs at QI’s prototyping facility.
Qualcomm has helped shape UC San Diego into what it is today—a catalyst for economic, social and scientific impact. Most recently, Qualcomm established an endowment for the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy’s 21st Century China Program.
A new proof-of-concept funding competition will pit UC San Diego undergraduate research teams against each other to develop projects or products with commercial potential. It’s part of a renewed campus focus on innovation, entrepreneurism, and moving university problem-solving ideas into the marketplace.
The recently formed Office of Innovation & Commercialization (OIC), a division of the Office of Research Affairs, is announcing the Open-Flow Innovation program, a new business-friendly approach to rapidly license technologies to new start-up companies.
Education reform was a key focus of this year’s Mexico Moving Forward symposium, organized by UC San Diego’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies. The two-day event brought a packed house of academic, political and civil-society leaders to campus Oct. 29 – 30 for talks in part addressing a series of…