California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID)

The California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID) at the Rady School of Management is the catalyst for innovation research, entrepreneurship-focused experiential education, project-based training, and start-up accelerator programs for student and alumni interested in transitioning ideas into scalable products or services and building new ventures

CIID includes StartR and mystartupXX accelerator programs, Rady Venture Fund, Triton Innovation Challenge, Rady Innovation Fellows, Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) program, and many other unique opportunities.

CIID collaborates closely with the San Diego innovation ecosystem and has national and global reach via many collaborative initiatives.