OCTANe@UCI connects Orange County entrepreneurs and investors to high-technology
researchers and high throughput projects at the UC Irvine campus. We provide
scientists and inventors a forum to exchange ideas to accelerate and foster innovation.
OCTANe@UCI, through its affiliation with OCTANe, will promote greater understanding
of the role entrepreneurship and innovation plays in Orange County by delivering
peer-to-peer professional development programs including the OCTANe Funding Series,
Meet the Researcher Series, Technical Forums, and the Annual Financial Forum just
to name a few.
OCTANe@UCI’s program objectives:
- Create a peer-to-peer network among entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers, investors,
corporations and professional service providers to stimulate innovation and grow
industry in Orange County.
- Provide a forum for UCI researchers to showcase cutting edge research.
- Offer educational programs that provide support, advice, valuable information and
- Establish an environment of inclusiveness among universities, business industry
sectors and community organizations engaged in investing, innovation and entrepreneurship.