Corporate Partners

A partnership with UCSF is an opportunity for corporations to achieve a competitive advantage as they support the University in its role as a world leader in biomedical research, education and patient care.

UCSF corporate partners enjoy numerous benefits, including:

  • Increased access to UCSF’s expert investigators and clinicians, exceptional students and pioneering research
  • Public affiliation with one of the world’s top-ranked health-care institutions
  • Stronger positioning in the marketplace among outstanding UCSF students, faculty, public and private partners and diverse community-based constituencies
  • Cost-effective research and development results


Student and Faculty Support

Create a highly visible link between your company and the continuing achievements of a UCSF program by supporting student scholarships, graduate or post-doctoral fellowships and clinical education funds, research funds, targeted student and faculty fellowships, early career faculty awards, endowed chairs and distinguished professorships.

Equipment and Software Donations

Increase the visibility of your company and products among UCSF’s students and faculty by donating equipment, scientific instruments, laboratory supplies and software. For more information, contact us or visit the Office of Innovation, Technology and Alliances.

Matching Gifts

Encourage employee giving with a matching gifts program. Matching gifts enhance employee morale by strengthening a spirit of community within your corporation.


Gain prominent recognition by sponsoring career fairs and seminars, student and continuing education workshops, scientific symposia and community health information events coordinated by UCSF throughout the year. Companies can also sponsor exclusive, tailored workshops to which they can invite key executives and researchers.

Lab and Clinic Construction and Renovation

The UCSF campus at Mission Bay offers an unprecedented opportunity to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery at UCSF and position San Francisco and the Bay Area at the center of the emerging biotech revolution. Options to permanently name research, education and campus community facilities, as well as support renovation and expansion at other campuses, are available.



For information on how to partner with UCSF through project-specific research grants (as well as discretionary research endowments and current-use funds), contact Liz Catalano, 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 Innovation, Technology and Alliances.

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 Innovation, Technology & Alliances .