Friday, April 21, 2017
Caltech, UCLA, UCSD Rank Highly On Tech Transfer Ranking
The California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of San Diego (UCSD) have all ranked very highly on a new ranking of universities for their technology transfer efforts, issued by The Milken Insitute, the Santa Monica-based thinktank. Caltech was ranked number 9, UCLA was ranked 15, and UCSD was ranked number 20 in a ranking over over 200 universities in the United States for their efforts in developing basic research into new technologies, products and companies, according to the Milken's new "Concept to Commercialization: The Best Universities for Technology Transfer" report, issued on Thursday. The top school in the nation for its tech transfer efforts was the University of Utah. The Milken Institute called America's research universities " among the nation's most powerful engines for domestic economic growth" and said that funding those universities and their research "brings strong returns in the form of new industries, businesses and jobs."