About UCI:

Founded in 1965, the University of California - Irvine (UCI) is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 30,000 students and offers 192 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities. It is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $4.8 billion annually to the local economy.  

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Lunch & Learn Hosted by UCI:

The Office of Research and UCI Applied Innovation hosted a MTEC Lunch & Learn on June 21st. Over 150 attendees from academia, industry and not-for-profit organizations came to “The Cove” center at UCI to get an understanding of MTEC's public-private partnership, the project solicitation process, and the consortium’s unique capabilities. The discussion was led by Dr. JB Phillips, Program Manager, Medical Technology Support Center, US Army Medical Research & Materiel Command, Polly Graham, MTEC Program Manager and Stacey Lindbergh, MTEC Executive Director. 

After the event, Bruce Tromberg, Director of UCI's Beckman Laser Institute (BLI), provided Ms. Lindbergh a tour of the impressive research being conducted in one of the world’s leading interdisciplinary centers for Biomedical Optics. 

UCI is home to one of the five national Beckman Institutes that are dedicated to cutting-edge research surrounding physical science, engineering and biology. 

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