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Prepare for Opportunities

Learn How to Stay Informed and Prepare for Upcoming Bids and Opportunities 

The Small Business Development Office (SBDO) is committed to connecting our small business community to necessary resources and information regarding active and upcoming bids.

We promote existing and upcoming contracting opportunities to the small, diverse business population of San Diego in various ways. 

News & Announcements

We do our best to announce upcoming opportunities for small businesses in our community as soon as we know about them. Here are a few ways to stay informed.

Prepare for Opportunities

The process for conducting business with UC San Diego is the same for all suppliers, including small, diverse companies. Be sure to visit the Resources for Suppliers tab on the Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS) website to familiarize yourself with how UC San Diego buys and pays for goods and services, how to find opportunities and register to submit bids, learn about supplier expectations, and review procurement policies and best practices.