The Institute for the Global Entrepreneur is strategically connected to UC San Diego's broad ecosystem dedicated to building a culture of innovation.

IGE Ecosystem


Our many partners and collaborators include:

UC San Diego Office of Innovation and Commercialization
Facilitates the license and transfer of UC San Diego innovations for the benefit of the University community and the public.


The Basement
Co-working space where entrepreneurial student teams can gather for training, mentoring and networking.


Global Connect
Provides innovation training and supports international delegation visits from governments, universities, and industries.


Scripps Institution of Oceanography
IGE provides innovation training and support in conjunction with the Triton Innovation Challenge.


IDEAS Council
Fosters entrepreneurship through initiatives, resources, and strengthening partnerships with innovation focused departments.


Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI)
Facilitates research and translation of discoveries into therapies, while simultaneously provides trainings and educational resources to researchers.


Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM)
Aids in the translating ideas to clinical medicine and novel products to improve patient care, health, and well-being.