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Our Mission 

Accelerate possibility. Innovation first, responsibility always. 

We will empower a research and innovation culture that accelerates transdisciplinary engagement and transformative discoveries.


The Office of Research and Innovation manage the university's incredibly complex business of contracts, grants, compliance and ethics, we work behind the scenes to ensure that faculty, postdoctoral scholars, staff and students have the resources they need to excel in scholarship, research, discovery and entrepreneurship.


The work of UC San Diego's Jack Gilbert and his colleagues could eventually be used to fabricate microbial material. Material that could be used to create air cleaning structures. Image of futuristic urban area created by Richard Beckett.