Natural_Bridges_Clean.jpg

Come to Santa Cruz
Breathe the air
Clear your head

Change the future

Startup Sandbox provides bioscience entrepreneurs business training, access to academic excellence, and an incubator where they launch their companies and productize their research

exoplanet_blog.jpg

NASA has awarded UCSC a five-year, $5M grant to find atmospheric evidence of life on exoplanets.

GradLogos_600x400_C.jpg

Learn how startups are using the proven Sandbox success formula to launch commercial operations.

WestsideWide.jpg

A short walk from Natural Bridges beach, the westside of Santa Cruz is transforming into a bioscience hub.

VIrus_Magnifier_Light_300x200.jpg

UCSC publishes biomolecular code of Coronavirus COVID-19 for further study by researchers worldwide.

Pinpoint-Analog_300x200.jpg

Pinpoint joins forces to produce low-cost instruments that diagnose infectious diseases.

Shrimp_Foam_600x400.jpg

Cruz Foam landed a $1.2 million seed financing and NSF grant to launch its biodegradable packaging.