Governor Gray Davis Institutes for Science & Innovation

In 2000, the California Governor’s office launched four visionary Institutes for Science and Innovation. The institutes share a vital mission: to address large-scale societal problems through interdisciplinary research and new market applications.

As the the 21st century dawns, the state of California, University of California, and hundreds of leading businesses have joined together in an unprecedented partnership to lay the foundation for California’s future economic and social development. These multicampus institutes are opening doors to new understanding, new solutions, and new applications through essential research in biomedicine, bioengineering, nanosystems, telecommunications, and information technology.

In addition to the Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), the other three institutes are: