Technology Management and Corporate Relations (TMCR)

The goal of Technology Management and Corporate Relations at UC Davis is to help transform today’s research and development into tomorrow’s successful businesses, ensuring that nascent technologies emerging from campus research will be the seed for tomorrow’s successful products, services and economic development. The success of TMCR is based on the close working relationships of its staff with faculty and personnel within academic and administrative units across the campus, as well as its effective engagement with the local economic community including government, business and not-for-profit organizations.



Stewards university intellectual property and implements and manages IP agreements and technology transactions.


Office of Corporate Relations

Develops, fosters and manages long-term strategic relationships with industry partners across university units and disciplines.


Venture Catalyst

Catalyzes the commercial transaction of university research through effective enablement of start-ups and new ventures.