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Center For Commercialization of Advanced Technology (CCAT)

An entrepreneurial partnership for technology commercialization

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The Center for Commercialization of Advanced Technology (CCAT) is a unique partnership that was designed to accelerate the development and application of advanced technologies to solve real-world problems. For this program, the SDSU Research Foundation, UCSD's Jacob School of Engineering, CONNECT, the Security Network, and the Navy's SPAWAR Systems Center joined together in a $29 million Department of Defense (DOD) sponsored technology commercialization program.

CCAT was designed to fast track DOD, industry, and academic technologies into commercial and defense related enterprises. Subject technologies have led to new start-up ventures and incorporated into companies.

CCAT has offered the following services at no cost for selected technologies:

  • Commercial Feasibility Studies
  • Prototype Development, Test & Evaluation Funding
  • Research & Development Funding
  • Market Analysis Studies
  • Business Plan Development
  • Venture Finance Connectivity
  • DOD Acquisition Assistance

You don't need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea.
Entrepreneurship Distinction
  • Top 25 among America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities 2015.
  • Top 10 in list of "America's Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs."

Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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