Bridging the R&D gap

The vision of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society is to develop information technology solutions for the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. CITRIS leverages interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty at four University of California campuses with government resources and researchers at industry-leading corporate partners. Advancing groundbreaking discoveries in clean energy, health care and smart infrastructure, CITRIS is shortening the pipeline between cutting-edge lab research and the creation of market-ready products, start-up companies and entire new industries.