UC Merced Business Alliances

Developing win-win outcomes is the key to building long-term relationships. If you are interested in working with UC Merced, please contact us to schedule a consultation. 

UC Merced Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Office of Business Development is UC Merced's lead organization for the UC systemwide Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Initiative. We partner with other I&E programs and provide certification for UC Merced and local business incubators and accelerators.

UC Merced Venture Lab

An Innovation & Entrepreneurship program of the Office of Business Development, in partnership with the Center for Career and Professional Advancement, the Venture Lab brings together all the resources individuals need to start companies.

UC Merced Community and Economic Development Partners

The Office of Business Development, in partnership with the UC Merced Office of Governmental and Community Relations, works with municipal, regional and state governments to leverage the university to promote economic growth.