Spotlights on Innovation

University of California, Irvine has an unyielding commitment to academics, innovation and leadership excellence. As a result, we’ve become one of the top research universities in the world with an internationally recognized faculty and integrated programs that shine. Click below to learn more about the university’s Spotlights on Innovation. We will be posting new Spotlights as they are developed so please be sure to check back often.

A Vision for Success

Eyecare at UC Irvine

Orange County has become the center of vision care research in the world, with more than 20 companies operating here. (PDF)

Water UCI

Water at UC Irvine

Dozens of faculty members in the sciences, engineering and policy promote excellence in water research, education and outreach. (PDF)

Innovation and Commercialization

3D printing at UC Irvine

From enabling start-ups in high-tech and biomedical industries, to educating the next generation of global business leaders, we’re tackling the issues of our changing economy.  (PDF)