Welcome to IPIRA!

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UC Berkeley's Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Research Alliances (IPIRA) is a crucial force in enhancing the research enterprise of one of the world's top public universities.

IPIRA is a one-stop shop for:

  • sponsored research collaborations,
  • technology transfer,
  • patenting and licensing of intellectual property, and
  • negotiating contracts and grants with industry partners.

IPIRA facilitates innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology commercialization, contributing to the university's legacy of generating unparalleled intellectual, economic, and social value.