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Key Initiatives

UC Davis BRAIN-STIM Initiative

UC Davis BRAIN-STIM Initiative

The UC Davis BRAIN-STIM initiative, in collaboration with the Behavioral Health Center for Excellence, supports innovative interdisciplinary projects with the potential for high-impact discoveries in brain science.

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Research Investments in the Sciences and Engineering

Research Investments in the Sciences and Engineering

The Research Investments in the Sciences and Engineering (RISE) program is designed to launch globally competitive, large-scale interdisciplinary research activity at UC Davis. These teams are developing transformative knowledge and technologies that will aid in solving major problems facing our state, nation and the world.

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Interdisciplinary Frontiers in the Humanities and Arts

Interdisciplinary Frontiers in the Humanities and Arts

The Interdisciplinary Frontiers in the Humanities and Arts (IFHA) program creates communities of scholarship focused on economic, political and social challenges. These interdisciplinary research teams are crafting transformative theories and approaches to the complex problems facing today’s individuals and societies.

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Science Translation and Innovative Research Grant

Science Translation and Innovative Research Grant

The Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR™) grant and Mentor Engagement Program provides proof-of-concept grants for the purpose of demonstrating commercial feasibility of university-generated technology.

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Smart Toolkit for Accelerated Research Translation Program

Smart Toolkit for Accelerated Research Translation Program

The Smart Toolkit for Accelerated Research Translation (START™) Program provides faculty entrepreneurs with the ABCs (Attorney, Banking and Company formation assistance) they need to form and grow prosperous companies.

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Distributed Research Incubation & Venture Engine

Distributed Research Incubation & Venture Engine

UC Davis is taking a distributed approach to developing a network of lean, thematically oriented business incubators both on-campus and off-campus through the Venture Catalyst Distributed Research Incubation & Venture Engine (DRIVE™) program. The UC Davis-HM.CLAUSE Life Science Innovation Center was recently launched as one of the first incubators of this network.

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Research Core Facilities Program

Research Core Facilities Program

The Research Core Facilities program is a multiyear, multimillion-dollar program designed to strengthen the core research infrastructure and research services at UC Davis.

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Partnership with São Paulo Research Foundation

Partnership with São Paulo Research Foundation

Along with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), one of Brazil’s principal research funding agencies, the Office of Research has developed scientific, technological and funding opportunities to build connections between UC Davis and Brazilian researchers.

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Signature Research in Genomics Program

Signature Research in Genomics Program

The UC Davis Signature Research in Genomics Program (SRG) is designed to promote large-scale innovative genomics-driven research to address grand challenge problems in agricultural, environmental and health sciences.

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Exploratorium and UC Davis

Exploratorium and UC Davis

UC Davis is linking up with the Exploratorium in San Francisco to show the latest scientific innovations in the museum’s exhibits and programs. They encompass environmental science, sustainable energy, and coastal and marine sciences.

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