New programs will provide experiential learning for students and support for entrepreneurs at different stages in the innovation cycle.
The $2.2 million in state funding will bring more innovations from the research lab to the marketplace and support new ventures that will create jobs and promote economic growth in the community.
UC Santa Cruz joins universities across the nation for a day of democratic education and action.
The coding marathon will kick off with talks by alumnus and entrepreneur Tomer Kagan and pioneering computer scientist Ken Thompson.
Students will gain a deeper knowledge of how languages work and insights into how languages can be crafted for different purposes.