UCSC and Nucleate are selecting the third cohort of the Innovation Fellowship

Become a UCSC-Nucleate Innovation Fellow

UCSC and Nucleate are selecting the second cohort of Innovation Fellows to provide hands-on training in landscaping new technologies and an introduction to due diligence and sourcing.

Apply now by February 9, 2024

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Program Details


UCSC PhD students (post-qualifying exam)


10 hours per week from March 4 to October 4, 2024


A $5000 stipend will be provided by UC Santa Cruz Innovation & Business Engagement Hub


Identify key factors in early stages of technology development. Independent projects to examine self-chosen ‘Target Area’ with mentorship from academic and industry experts.


Collaborate with cohort peers and network with VCs to brainstorm through challenges in translating cutting-edge science into new ventures.