Research Ethics and Compliance

These policies ensure responsible research that adheres with state and federal laws, and funding agency requirements, enabling UC Berkeley to expand fundamental knowledge that yields long-term, societal benefits for California, the United States, and the world. 


These policies cover research sponsored by industry, including SBIR and STTR grants subcontracted to UC Berkeley from small businesses. 

Intellectual Property and Licensing

This guidance on managing conflict of interest in license agreements applies to all University of California employees.

Outside Activities

These policies apply to all UC employees working with outside entities, including consulting for startups or other organizations.