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Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi

Blue Ribbon Committee on Tech Transfer and Commercialization

Offices of the Chancellor and Provost

Fifth floor, Mrak Hall
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-2065

Blue Ribbon Committee on Tech Transfer and Commercialization

The chancellor created a committee charged with reviewing the processes of technology transfer and commercialization within UC Davis. The committee finished its task in late July 2010 and its report is included below. Also included is the report from an independent group hired to assess UC Davis' research practices and effectiveness.

Blue-ribbon report: Put higher value on tech transfer (Dateline 7.30.10)

Final faculty report

The committee recommends specific actions to improve the impact of UC Davis research on the region, state, country and world, and improving the long-term effectiveness of delivering this impact.

The independent analysis

The Washington Advisory Group, a higher education consulting company, was engaged by Chancellor Katehi to review UC Davis's research programs and make recommendations to boost the research enterprise at UC Davis.  

Responsibilities and committee membership

The Blue Ribbon Committee on Tech Transfer is given its charge and the committee members are appointed in this February 2010 document.