Apply for UCLA's Faculty Innovation Fellows Program 2020 Cohort
On October 28, 2019, Amir Naiberg, associate vice chancellor and president and CEO of the UCLA Technology Development Corporation, announced an open call for UCLA’s second cohort of Faculty Innovation Fellows. UCLA faculty, including postdoctoral researchers, are invited to apply to the UCLA Faculty Innovation Fellows program offered by Startup UCLA. The UCLA’s Faculty Innovation Fellows is a campus-wide program aimed at advancing entrepreneurial excellence and startup culture among faculty. Open to all UCLA faculty, 8-10 faculty-led teams will be invited to participate during winter and spring quarters 2020. The program is designed to advance innovative faculty projects into new startups, centers, or non-profits through a series of workshops and 1:1 venture consulting meetings. The program culminates in a public Pitch Showcase to the UCLA community and a network of local entrepreneurs and investors.
The application deadline is December 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm. An informational town hall is scheduled for Friday, November 8, from noon–1:30 pm. RSVP online. For more information, please view the program webpage and the BruinPost.
Faculty Innovation Fellows is a collaboration between Startup UCLA, the UCLA Technology Development Group, and, the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research & Creative Activities.