Office of Research, Innovation, Economic Development


The Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development Office oversees the direction and guidance of the University’s research mission. It is responsible for policy formation and oversight related to the research processes as well as training in the ethical conduct of research. The office promotes the creation and maintenance of a university environment that maximally encourages and supports research productivity. In addition, the office coordinates patents and technology marketing rising from inventions by university faculty.


As part of the University’s stewardship focus, the above mission is accomplished through efforts that:

  • Enhance the research capacity at Cal Poly Pomona by encouraging interdisciplinary research and scholarly collaborations for student engagement
  • Promote and manage the research enterprise and the intellectual property at CPP
  • Link the University’s core competencies with the private sector
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