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UC San Diego | Thermo Fisher Scientific

A Partnership Based on Innovative Programs

The UC San Diego-Thermo Fisher partnership is built upon four groundbreaking programs that elevate each organization’s research and development capabilities and leverage each organization's focus on the future. This partnership will serve as an accelerator for research, education, and industry innovation.

UC San Diego | Thermo Fisher Scientific Video Highlight

Hear what leadership teams from UC San Diego and Thermo Fisher Scientific are saying about the launch of a new campus partnership in this video highlight reel.

Technology Sandbox

The new Technology Sandbox on the UC San Diego campus will enhance access to cutting-edge technologies and applications. This facility is designed to accelerate collaboration, discovery, technology transfer, workforce development, and data analytics.

Collaborative Research Framework

The partnership will create a collaborative research framework to increase and accelerate collaborative research, technology development, and innovation. The research will push the new frontiers of science, from cryo-EM to CRISPR to data science.


World-Class Talent Pipeline

The partnership establishes a world-class talent pipeline with the creation of new programs that drive equity, diversity, and inclusion as it attracts and develops top talent and future STEM leaders. 

Sustainable Supply Chain

The partnership will help transform the carbon footprints of UC San Diego and Thermo Fisher Scientific with a sustainable supply chain for research supplies. By increasing the use of environmentally friendly alternatives to commonly used materials and solutions, the efforts of this partnership will align with UC San Diego's goal of achieving zero waste and Thermo Fisher's ongoing commitment to sustainability.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit




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