The University of California has a long history of cooperation with industry in the support of research that is consistent with the university’s mission of teaching, research and public service. Engagement with industry is a component of the academic enterprise that enables researchers and faculty to maintain contact with research directions and priorities in the private sector and contribute to their professional development. UC Davis encourages research collaborations and engagement with industry that contribute the overall university teaching and public service mission.
The following Guide to Building Industry-University Collaborations is designed to help researchers and faculty build successful industry-university collaborations, within the framework of university policies and guidelines, including those pertaining to limitations on time spent consulting, compensation plans, intellectual property (IP) and professional liability insurance, and the use of university resources.
Guide for Building Industry-University Collaborations for Faculty
- Principles for Industry-University Agreements
- Transferring Technology
- Transferring Research Materials
- Research Transactions
- Consulting for Industry
- Faculty Responsibility to Students
- Starting a Company
- Procuring Services
For further assistance in developing industry-university collaborations, please contact the Foundation and Corporate Engagement at: firstname.lastname@example.org.