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California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID)

Embracing Disruption as an Opportunity

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The California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID) empowers students and alumni to identify solutions to society’s problems and create an impactful future for themselves and their communities.

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Inspiring Innovation

CIID provides training, venture support, and networking opportunities to students, alumni, faculty, and the UC San Diego community to create economic and social impact.

Inspiring Innovation

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Reach out to the CIID team to learn about StartR, upcoming competitions, or ways to support innovation at UC San Diego

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