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UC San Diego is recognized as a global leader in innovation, driving social and economic prosperity. Many departments and programs at UC San Diego collaborate with each other, with adjacent research institutions, and partner with regional industry and community organizations. Within this vibrant pioneering space, Research Affairs – Office of Innovation and Commercialization, accelerates the commercialization of UC San Diego innovations and contributes to a sustainable society, by empowering a diverse entrepreneurial culture on campus, and strengthening a dynamic regional innovation ecosystem.