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  • 1. Economic Impacts of University of California Research & Education Cherisa Yarkin, Ph.D.
  • 2. California is among the world’s top 10 economies and the most R&D intensive
  • 3. Economic Impact: critical factors
    • People are key
      • Scientific leadership
      • Research know-how
    • Industry-University relationships are multifaceted
      • Companies have multiple relationships
      • Business strategies vary, and evolve
      • Corporate structures change, as does IP utilization,
      • roles of founders, advisors and key executives
      • Managerial skills
      • Networks of relationships
  • 4. The Biotechnology Industry By Region Source: Ernst & Young 2002
  • 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
    • Basic Research
      • For innovation and economic competitiveness
    • Graduate and Postdoctoral Education
      • For a skilled workforce
    • Scientific Leadership
      • For entrepreneurism and R&D
    • Technology Transfer and Clinical Research
      • For transforming research development into products for public benefit and economic growth
  • 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
  • 9. UC Systemwide Network of Linkages to California R&D Companies
    • Overall dataset of R&D companies
      • currently operating in California
      • links to UC identified through any IUCRP Economic Research & Assessment activity
    • Illustrative but not definitive :
      • not exhaustive
      • data elements are subject to change
        • new research partnerships are initiated, old ones end.
        • IP relationships are initiated and terminated.
        • companies move, are acquired, go out of business.
        • new companies are founded.
  • 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
  • 11. Thank you. Cherisa Yarkin, Ph.D.