Whether you're looking to sponsor research or license new technology, we have contacts that will help you navigate the best path forward. Ranked within the top 20 among the world's leading engineer and science universities, and Top 10 in the U.S. in terms of research funding by industry, while boasting 5 STEM Nobel Laureates as Faculty, our technological leadership will make an indelible impact on your business.
What makes us unique is our collaborative approach and entrepreneurial spirit. Our engineering and sciences teams work cross-functionally on a multitude of research across Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics. UCSB is ranked as the top University worldwide in industry funding for research per capita for Engineering & Technology, 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Further, our students and faculty have been instrumental in developing over 130 start-up companies. The technology developed spans the fields from novel energy saving innovation such as solid state, LED lighting and next generation solar energy materials, to the Atomic Force Microscope, providing a window into the atomic world.
With the goals of accelerating innovation and helping to shape future engineering and scientific leaders, Corporate Programs at UC Santa Barbara serves as your gateway to academic and philanthropic partnerships. Whether you are interested in augmenting your internal research capabilities, access world-class facilities or investigating novel technologies, partnering with world-class faculty or seeking talented employees, UCSB Corporate Programs can help you achieve your objectives.