Scripps Corporate Alliance connects companies to world class scientific resources and expertise

Scripps Corporate Alliance (SCA) is a community of member companies aligned with the Scripps mission to seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment.

SCA staff are liaisons for member companies to Scripps students, scientists, and unique research facilities, promoting synergies. Members are included in the community of Scripps with invitations to special events to grow relationships with students, faculty, and staff and custom services to further members’ business goals. Membership dues are an annual tax deductible gift and suggested membership is scaled based on company’s annual revenue.


Why join Scripps Corporate Alliance?

Facilitated access to scientists and technical staff

Members have opportunities to meet and build relationships with the scientists and staff at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, promoting R&D collaboration and licensing. SCA staff serve as liaisons to research faculty and staff as well as appropriate UC San Diego staff to execute on potential collaborations.

Connections to talent

Members receive invitations to participate in Scripps’ pipeline to industry’ programs and facilitated connections to valuable future hires. New benefit: Members now have access to a protected portal for direct talent recruitment.


Scripps Institution of Oceanography is an active community of over 2,000 scientists, staff, students, and volunteers including active outreach and external education initiatives through Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Members have facilitated access to these programs and events, which convene leading global research and academic institutions, government, policy, and industry with opportunities to participate and sponsor to more fully engage this unique group. SCA staff serve as liaisons to assist companies in communications around their valuable membership and collaboration with Scripps.

Strategic coordination

Members receive assistance in aligning their business goals for the year with the unique assets and programs at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and UC San Diego, maximizing opportunities for fruitful collaboration.

SCA Annual Membership

Annual Company Revenue

Annual SCA Membership

Less than $5 Million


$5- $150 Million


Over $150 Million


Scripps Corporate Alliance Verticals

Verticals align research expertise and educational programs to related industry interests.

Scripps Corporate Alliance Members