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The Baskin School of Engineering is home to a thriving community of innovators and entrepreneurs, who pursue ideas with a passion for world-changing impact. 

The world’s top companies are drawn to Baskin Engineering’s reputation for excellence in research and education with a culture of collaboration. We invite you to discover the various ways your company can benefit from partnering with our engineers and faculty. We’ll work with you to build strategic partnerships in areas such as sponsored research, recruitment, continued education, and philanthropy.

Industry Partnerships

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Our collaborative partnerships give industry access to research generating breakthroughs that spur innovation. One example is the Corporate Sponsored Senior Projects Program (CSSPP), where students help partners complete important projects and gain valuable experience.

How to partner with us

Areas of Excellence

Baskin Engineering holds a best-in-world reputation in areas including bioinformatics, data storage research, computer game design and other areas of computational media.

See our research

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Startups and Spinoffs

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Many successful startups and spinoffs have their roots in the Baskin School of Engineering. Faculty, alumni, and students have founded successful companies and organizations making an impact in human health, sustainability, and enterprise.

See the startups

Technologies Available for Licensing

In support of UCSC’s efforts to patent, license, and commercialize the results of research for the public benefit, the Office of Research licenses UCSC intellectual property to industry to promote active development and commercialization of inventions. 

View the list of licenses

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Learn about opportunities for industry engagement.

Contact us:

Frank Howley

  • Title
    • Senior Director of Corporate Development, Baskin School of Engineering
  • Phone
    • (408) 483-3237 (cell)
  • Campus Email
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Kelsey Evans Detwiler

  • Title
    • Corporate Development Specialist
  • Phone
    • 831-459-1832
  • Campus Email
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