Our Mission

UCLA Technology Development Group serves as a campus-wide gateway to Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship. Our mission is to:

  • Promote UCLA innovation, research, teaching and entrepreneurship to benefit society
  • Create economic value to support UCLA’s scholarly and educational missions and the State of California
  • Lead UCLA’s research community to bring innovation to market

Scope of Activities

  • Commercially evaluating new technologies
  • Determining patentability and commercial value
  • Prosecuting patents
  • Marketing and licensing inventions
  • Facilitating UCLA faculty startups
  • Engaging industry to facilitate research collaboration
  • Negotiating license agreements and Material Transfer Agreements
  • Receiving and distributing royalties and other income to the inventors, UCLA Campus and its Departments

Facts & Figures

UCLA ranks among the nation's top five institutions in research funding. As a result we have a long history of doing a large and diverse number of startup companies and license agreements with existing companies across technology areas.

Contact Information

Address: 10889 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 920
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7191

Tel.: 310-794-0558
Fax: 310-861-8862
For General Inquiries: info@tdg.ucla.edu