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    1. 1. Economic Impacts of University of California Research & Education Cherisa Yarkin, Ph.D.
    2. 2. California is among the world’s top 10 economies and the most R&D intensive
    3. 3. Economic Impact: critical factors <ul><li>People are key </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research know-how </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Industry-University relationships are multifaceted </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Companies have multiple relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business strategies vary, and evolve </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corporate structures change, as does IP utilization, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>roles of founders, advisors and key executives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managerial skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks of relationships </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. The Biotechnology Industry By Region Source: Ernst & Young 2002
    5. 5. Companies Founded by UC Scientists in The Ten California Cities With The Largest Number of Biotech Firms *Source: IUCRP Economic Research 2002. May be an undercount, as the academic affiliations of founders is unavailable for some companies
    6. 7. UC Contributions to California Biotechnology <ul><li>Basic Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For innovation and economic competitiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Graduate and Postdoctoral Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For a skilled workforce </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientific Leadership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For entrepreneurism and R&D </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology Transfer and Clinical Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For transforming research development into products for public benefit and economic growth </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. The companies tell their story UC provided essential expertise Recruited key personnel Reduced R&D costs UC enabled them to undertake projects that could not be done in-house Accelerated their R&D Refocused their R&D Attracted other funding 2006 Corporate Assessment of Economic Impact Survey Raised investment capital 85% 78% 44% 12% 15% 32% 25% 55% Research of value
    8. 9. UC Systemwide Network of Linkages to California R&D Companies <ul><li>Overall dataset of R&D companies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>currently operating in California </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>links to UC identified through any IUCRP Economic Research & Assessment activity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Illustrative but not definitive : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not exhaustive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>data elements are subject to change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>new research partnerships are initiated, old ones end. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IP relationships are initiated and terminated. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>companies move, are acquired, go out of business. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>new companies are founded. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 10. 1,454 California R&D Firms Put University of California Research To Work UC Founders * UC Discovery Grant Sponsors MICRO Sponsors Sponsors of other UC research UC Licensees * California Institutes for Science and Innovation Partners * Limited to publicly available information (Companies in business in California as of 8/2006) Last update: Aug. 06 (v3) © 2007 University of California Industry-University Cooperative Research Program
    10. 11. Thank you. Cherisa Yarkin, Ph.D.
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