Improving Lives Worldwide
From life-saving cancer treatments to clean energy breakthroughs, research and innovation from UC Davis improves everyday life in California communities and around the world. We solve problems through an integrated approach in which engineers, scientists, researchers and healthcare practitioners collaborate to spur bold and creative solutions.
At a Glance
Million in Research Funding
Startups in last 5 years
Million Annual Royalty Income
What Sets Us Apart?
A global leader in impact for the life and earth sciences, faculty at UC Davis perform cutting-edge research and offer advanced capabilities that enable technology development.
As one of the most academically comprehensive campuses in the world, UC Davis brings together leading engineers, scientists, and medical professionals to solve some of society’s most complex challenges.
Synergies in Technology Development
With a nationally ranked medical center, world-class veterinary and agricultural programs and rapidly growing biomedical engineering expertise, UC Davis is uniquely positioned to realize One Health and engineering synergies.
Explore the unique network of Organized Research Units and Special Research Programs that are managed by the Office of Research. These units and programs foster research that crosses boundaries among multiple disciplines which cannot readily be done within the administrative structure of a single department or other administrative unit.
UC Davis scientists and engineers have been making breakthroughs that impact lives around the world, from expanding agricultural capabilities to understanding DNA and mental disorders. Check out what we’ve done to help the world eat and drink better, survive serious illnesses and live in a healthier environment.
While the betterment of people’s lives is the inspiration for our work, the economic benefits to society are equally important. Our innovations consistently lead to cutting-edge products, high-value jobs and startup companies. Visit our Technology Management and Corporate Relations website to learn how we are translating innovative research into successful commercial impact.