ONE BILLION DOLLARS. That's the average amount UCLA
has received towards research
projects each year since 2009-10.

At UCLA, our 290 medical research centers and distinctive institutes are defining the role of a great research university in the 21st century. After all, this is where the Internet was born. Where desalination was developed in its first practical form. And where technology is reshaping our world — from software clouds that monitor electric vehicle charging stations to devices that deliver transplant organs warm and beating.

A great deal of this inventive success is due to the Office of Intellectual Property, which manages an active portfolio of 2,950 inventions while also evaluating new technologies, pursuing patents and assisting in UCLA faculty startups.

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1 billion dollars in research funding a year. 290 medical research centers and institutes. 2,950 inventions.