Support discovery, diversity and inclusion at CITRIS

CITRIS researchers, inventors and luminaries in the lab and on the stage.

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute support University of California researchers in advancing a critical mission: to produce technology that complements human intelligence, increases digital equity and frees our capacity to create and innovate. As 2021 comes to an end, please consider making a gift to CITRIS to help shape the future of information technology.

Celebrate 20 years of impact and innovation

Contribute to tech innovation that tackles society’s most pressing issues, from wildfires to health outcomes. Make a gift to the CITRIS general fund in honor of our 20th anniversary, to help support CITRIS for the next two decades (and more!) to come.

My entire career changed direction based on the experience I had at CITRIS.

Ngoc Mai Nguyen
CEO and Co-founder of OptoCeutic
Ngoc Mai Nguyen standing at a computer screen in the CITRIS Invention Lab.

Advocate for diversity and equity in tech

The Expanding Diversity and Gender Equity in Tech (EDGE in Tech) Initiative at UC aims to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the STEM workforce. Make a gift to EDGE in Tech to empower its work in identifying and reducing systemic barriers for all.

Help change the face of entrepreneurship

The CITRIS Foundry supports UC’s emerging inventors in accelerating deep tech ventures for social and economic impact. Make a gift to the CITRIS Foundry to facilitate its efforts to accelerate careers and expand opportunities in inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship.

The CITRIS Foundry has great mentors. Their mentorship really helped us start our business and grow.

Kunwoo Lee
Ceo and Co-Founder of GenEdit
Kunwoo Lee, wearing protective eye gear and a blue lab coat, looks at a vial in a laboratory.

Your year-end donation will help University of California students, faculty and staff in 2022 — and beyond. Gifts of all sizes are welcome, and every dollar counts. Thank you for your support.