Research: Overview

Multidisciplinary Collaborative Research

Calit2's collaborative research projects span a wide spectrum of interests. The institute at UC Irvine unites local industry with faculty and students from every school on campus to participate in a variety of ways. The goal: to speed downstream commercialization of innovative technologies.

From concept to bench to deployment, Calit2 at UCI offers users an innovation pipeline. The building's shared-use labs and equipment enable research teams to design, fabricate, characterize, test and deploy their work.

The research emphasis is multidisciplinary, offering faculty support for collaborating with those outside their own area of expertise. Research is geared toward seeking innovative information technology approaches that will benefit society and ignite economic development in the state and the nation.