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Cal Poly Pomona Joins Manufacturing Consortium
Much of modern Southern California can be traced to a mid-century boom in the aerospace and defense industries. Manufacturing plants sprouted across the region practically overnight, replacing an avocado and citrus-driven economy with a tech-based one that supported millions of middle-class jobs
The City of Industry is collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona through the University’s recently established Office of Technology Transfer and Industry Clinic (TTO). The office director is Dr. Marie Talnack, who brings to the position a background in patents and licensing as well as economic development. The collaboration between the City and the University is directed at assisting local businesses to jointly identify solutions to industry problems by offering faculty and student expertise.
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