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Cherisa Yarkin, Universidad emprendimiento

Cherisa Yarkin, Universidad emprendimiento

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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.