Startup Operation Support

Operating resources for healthtech startups, from medical devices to digital health.

Program Overview

Are you ready to launch your startup? From incorporation to quality management, we’re here to help. Startup Operation Support is our resource hub that connects early-stage entrepreneurs with UCSF Rosenman Institute partners offering a range of operating services and support. Please note, the startup is responsible for all filing fees.

Services and consultations offered through this program are provided by our partners at no charge for the startup company. Please note that the startup is responsible for all filing fees. Additional services may be offered by individual partners. Continuation of service is not required, although we hope it will naturally occur. All healthtech and medtech startups, whether or not they are university spinoffs, are eligible for these services. Explore your options below and apply!


Connect with top legal firms offering pro bono services & consultations for incorporation, FDA regulatory support, IP strategy, university licensing, & more.
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Quality Management

Meet with experts ready to aid your company’s quality management system from first audit to first-in-human.
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Our Startup Operation Support partners are committed to supporting early-stage entrepreneurs.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you can’t find your answers, please contact us here.

Our company is not based in California or the United States. Are we eligible?

We are not affiliated with a university. Does that affect our application in any way?

Can I receive IP support to license and commercialize an invention, even though I’m not interested in launching a company?

Can I receive help through a service that isn’t listed here?