Corporate Collaborations

In addition to philanthropic support, corporations can partner with UCSF in the following ways:


For information on how to partner with UCSF through project-specific research grants (as well as discretionary research endowments and current-use funds), contact Jennifer E. Childs, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations at 415/502-0827 or

Corporate Contracts and Technology Licensing

Companies interested in research contracts and technology transfer and licensing should contact UCSF's Office of Industry Partners.

Student and Alumni Recruitment

Prospective employers and those wishing to sponsor career events are encouraged to explore the variety of organized opportunities available at UCSF through the UCSF Career Center.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials can be arranged through UCSF's Office of Research.

Entrepreneurship Education

The Center for BioEntrepreneurship (CBE) collaborates closely with student, faculty and industry leaders to offer focused workshops on entrepreneurial strategies, essential marketplace resources and business skills. Corporate sponsors of CBE activities are particularly well positioned to enhance their competitive advantage among UCSF faculty and students—potential clients and employees. Sponsors often provide featured speakers for these events. For more information, contact the Center for BioEntrepreneurship.

Continuing Education

UCSF offers continuing education courses for corporations wishing to keep employees up-to-date on the latest trends in biotechnology and health-care research. For more information, visit UCSF's Continuing Education Programs Offices: