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Entrepreneurship: Engineering

This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research throughout the entrepreneurial process.
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Engineering

BCC Research
Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

In-depth market research reports on several emerging high-tech industries, including engineering.

IBISWorld
Access: UCI
Geography: US

Industry research reports of 40-50 pages on over 1,000 U.S. industries, including many which touch upon all types of engineering.

PitchBook
Access: Current UCI Affiliates
Geography: US & Global

Especially useful for finding up-and-coming companies in emerging industries. Data and research covering the private investment market, including venture capital, private equity, and M&A transactions. Information on companies, deals, investors, and funds. Users must create an account with their UCI email address. Download limits apply.

  • To get started:  [Left Sidebar] > click on Companies & Deals > Industry 


Frost & Sullivan
Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global (limited)

HTML-only industry research reports that integrate seven perspectives (competitive intensity, customer dynamics, industry convergence, disruptive technologies, global mega trends, new business models, and emerging markets) into a complete, overall view of the factors that impact covered industries.


​MarketLine Advantage

Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Domestic and international industry profiles and company profiles throughout many fields of engineering.

Plunkett Research Online
Access: UCI
Geography: US

Market research, industry statistics, trends, and in-depth analysis of top companies.

SciTech Connect
Access: Public
Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Compendex
Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Citations with abstracts to worldwide literature in engineering and technology, excluding patents 

Derwent Innovations Index

Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Within the Web of Science database. 20 million+ patents worldwide from 1963 in three sections: chemical, electronic and electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering.

ScienceDirect

Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Scientific research that contains abstracts, tables of contents, and full text of articles in the sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences.

Web of Science

Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Index for finding scholarly articles in the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, and humanities.

SciTech Connect

Access: Public
Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Business Source Complete

Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Covers virtually all business subjects. Thousands of full-text and bibliographic entries for scholarly business journals. Also includes financial reports, trade publications, news, conference proceedings, industry reports, and market research reports. 

Materials Science & Engineering

Access: UCI
Geography: US & Global

Includes the renowned METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.

Applied Ergonomics

Access: UCI
Aimed at those interested in applying ergonomics/human factors in their design. Areas covered include applications in the office, industry, consumer products, information technology, and military design.
Note: Due to the status between the UC System and Elsevier, full-text article access from 2019 and later is not available. To get full-text articles published in 2019 and later, please see our Alternative Access page.

The Design Journal
Access: UCI
An international refereed journal covering all aspects of design, including design practice, theory, management and education.

BioMedical Engineering OnLine
Access: Public

An open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing research in all areas of biomedical engineering. Aimed at readers and authors with an interest in using tools of the physical and data sciences and techniques in engineering to understand and solve problems in the biological and medical sciences.

Google Scholar
Access: Public

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full-text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

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