July 2021

Top 2D Animation Studios in New York City

2D animation provides businesses an enhanced opportunity to communicate with their customers and potential customers. In particular, 2D animation makes it easier to market a brand through explainer videos. The cost of 2D animation varies. The cost of a 60 second 2D animated video ranges between $3,000 and $50,000. In general, producing a 2D animated video costs businesses between $5,000 and $10,000.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best 2D animation company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with 2D animation company in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best 2D Animation Companies in NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Jersey City, NJ

    Colormatics has provided video production solutions for brands in need of powerful marketing video, including companies like H&M. This U.S.-based agency delivers is known for dazzling clients with their ability to help them create world-class video at a manageable rate and within a quick timeframe.

    When Shiseido needed a powerful way to supercharge their marketing of a new cosmetic product with video, they turned to Colormatics. Colormatics created an upbeat and fun video that was also informative and true to the brand’s identity.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Video Production
    • 20% Advertising
    • 15% Broadcast Video
    • 30% Other
    MLB X FTX

    MLB X FTX

    As an official sponsor of MLB, FTX is bringing you baseball as you’ve never seen before. Never in the 152 years of the MLB’s existence have the umpires sported a branded sponsor patch…until now! The...
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    Blockfolio X Trevor Lawrence

    Blockfolio X Trevor Lawrence

    The Challenge: Blockfolio was previously positioned as the #1 cryptocurrency platform outside of the U.S, but all of this was about to change. Their newfound partnership with NFL draft pick, Trevor Lawrence, would give...
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    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    Behind The Fiverr Super Bowl Ad

    The Challenge: Four Seasons Total Landscaping had their big moment in 2020 by hosting the most memorable press conference in history. Riding the wave, their website hits went from ten a week to tens of thousands. But how...
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    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    Fiverr "It Starts Here"

    The Challenge: Fiverr,  the world's largest freelance marketplace that connects businesses with freelancers, offering digital services in 300+ categories, came to Colormatics with a once-in-a-lifetime challenge, how to...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Top Notch Cinema counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this New York-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted video production work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Top Notch Cinema helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Your Buisness Needs Video!

    Your Buisness Needs Video!

    Over 4 years ago we had a vision to bring companies of all shapes and sizes, top video production services for all platforms. To show how much our services have benefited our clients, here's our own promotional video....
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    Dollar Shave Club

    Dollar Shave Club

    Top Notch Cinema created a promotional video for Dollar Shave Club. For the project, Top Notch Cinema interviewed Michael Dubin, the founder and interviewed key supporting players to showcase the brand and connect with...
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    T-Mobile

    T-Mobile

    This is a fun viral piece that received 12.3 million views, 5 million from YouTube and 7.3 million from Facebook. Because of the success of this video, T-Mobile green-lit a second season which we also shot and edited....
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    Shux

    Shux

    A long standing client of ours, Shux approached us with their new line of performance wear that was specifically engineered to be packable in a unique pouch. This new line also featured a detachable hood that is...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Lemonlight produces high-quality video and media content for clients that elevate brands at an affordable price. Their video production services are offered to clients ranging from small businesses to large enterprises in the fields of arts, education, and health care.

    As an example of their work, Lemonlight was tasked by Lego to produce a video. The video features sets of Lego pieces that are aimed towards a more mature audience with a premium experience.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    Lego

    Lego

    Our Clients
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    KFC

    KFC

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    Shipt

    Shipt

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    1-800 Flowers

    1-800 Flowers

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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    When a brand like Token Place needs video production work, there’s one agency they call—CRFT Creative Studio. Founded in Moscow and featuring some of the greatest video production professionals in the market, CRFT Creative Studio helps brands market themselves with expert video production strategies and execution.

    CRFT Creative Studio brings clients exactly the video production results they need in a timely and affordable manner. That’s why they’ve become a go-to name in video production that continues to make waves across a range of industries and client specialties.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    3D explainer video | SHIFT

    3D explainer video | SHIFT

    Tutorial video for a digital platform for individual metal parts. Shift offers a digital platform for suppliers and buyers of individually manufactured metal parts. With help from machine learning, the complex process of...
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    Liebherr 3D Video

    Liebherr 3D Video

    LIPOS®- Liebherr Positioning System for deep foundation machines. Accurate positioning and precise execution of piling or drilling processes are crucial for the success of deep foundation machinery.   We've created...
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    Apple & PTP inc - Animated...

    Apple & PTP inc - Animated...

    This project is a joint explainer video for Apple and PTP. Showcasing their many years of partnership developing and improving the customer experience. The video focuses on PTP’s voice experience solution and how it...
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    UpTrader Explainer Video

    UpTrader Explainer Video

    UpTrader is a team with over 10 years of experience in fintech that helps create and upscale brokerage businesses with software and flexible customization of the most popular trading platforms. UpTrader can meet all...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    PUSH Collaborative connects clients with their audiences by providing video and media content solutions with a clear message. They are experts in content marketing, video production, and marketing strategy for clients ranging from small firms to large enterprises.

    As an example of their work, PUSH Collaborative worked with Cvent Community. PUSH Collaborative produced an animated explainer and demo video for the organization’s webpage.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 10% Broadcast Video
    • 10% Content Marketing
    Wordfence

    Wordfence

    An animated explainer video created to provide an overview of Defiant's security solution for WordPress websites - Wordfence.
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    Iteratively

    Iteratively

    A product demo video created to showcase Iteratively's platform and it's capabilities using graphical screenshots.
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    Accurics - Mission Video

    Accurics - Mission Video

    We produced this dynamic motion graphics video to convey Accurics mission and vision using a minimalist stlye that relied on strong typography, subtle animations and a custom music track to convey their message in an...
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    Symantec - Cyberdefense

    Symantec - Cyberdefense

    Product Explainer Video
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do Pepsi Co. and Unilever have in common? They’ve both turned to Five to Sixty for video production expertise. This New York City-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Spotify launched a platform targeting their unique users, Five to Sixty analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Video Production
    • 15% Broadcast Video
    2019 Reel

    2019 Reel

    Compilation of recent work done for our incredible clients!
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    2018 Spotify Wrapped Report

    2018 Spotify Wrapped Report

    RuPaul and Lili Reinhart star in this social series about their 2018 listening habits on Spotify.
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    Pepsi Super Bowl 2019

    Pepsi Super Bowl 2019

    We teamed with Jay Pharoah to create a series of social videos that launched during the 2019 SuperBowl. This work was seen over 58 Million times.
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    Maybelline Anthem 2019

    Maybelline Anthem 2019

    We worked with Maybelline to create their 2019 Anthem video to launch the Instant Eraser Concealer.
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Highline Studios has provided video production solutions for huge names like Vanity Fair as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This LA based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Speedo needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Highline Studios. Highline Studios completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Raine Sizzle

    Raine Sizzle

    Sizzle Reel highlighting the 2020 Raine portfolio. 
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    Manufacturing Work Sample

    Manufacturing Work Sample

    Manufacturing plant for Silgan Containers. Shot on location in Burlington, IA.
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    Real Estate App

    Real Estate App

    Brand video for real estate app in development. 
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    Reel

    Reel

    Produce, Direct, Shoot and Edit. by Damon Hoydysh 
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do Polaroid and StoryCorps have in common? They’ve both turned to Luminoustudios for video production expertise. This LA-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Fiverr launched a platform targeting their unique users, Luminoustudios analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    Schweid's Breakfast Burger

    Schweid's Breakfast Burger

    This is 1 of 4 videos we did for Schweid's burgers to show various ways it can be enjoyably eaten.     
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    Haerfest Handbags

    Haerfest Handbags

    This cool and edgy video was to introduce a new line of handbags by Haerfest - with a play on their name and dramatic lighting.    The video shows the upscale and "cool" factor of the products. 
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    Fiverr Overnight

    Fiverr Overnight

    This video for Fiverr shows a snapshot of their company's annual retreat. It's shot with a combination of equipment, including a drone.     
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    CarGurus

    CarGurus

    We created this testimonial video to give customers a lens into their trusted partner, CarGurus.  It features key team players and c-suite level executives for a young and growing company. 
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Salesforce, Indigo Productions empowers brands with video production services. Founded on design-first principles, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Indigo Productions’s experience is their work for Sony Pictures, one of the world’s respected brands. Indigo Productions helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Broadcast Video
    Formula E Racing: Championship

    Formula E Racing: Championship

    WHAT A COOL PROJECT!  Formula E and NYC E-Prix hired Indigo Productions to create pulse-pounding 30 and 60-second spots and a still photography shoot to promote the championship double-header season finale in New York...
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    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Group tapped Indigo Productions to create a 60-second commercial announcing the launch of their ambitious new Financial Communications Network. They wanted something visually stunning that would tease their target...
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    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Collaboration Services

    Markit Group tapped Indigo Productions to create a 60-second commercial announcing the launch of their ambitious new Financial Communications Network. They wanted something visually stunning that would tease their target...
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    GetYourHealthRecord.com

    GetYourHealthRecord.com

    We created a hip product launch video for GetYourHealthRecord.com.  How was it received?  Let our client tell you: “INCREDIBLE WORK!!!!! Indigo’s marketing video for our new app was shown to execs from Apple...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    BluLux Media specializes in various video production techniques to help deliver the perfect media content for their clients. Their video production services are offered primarily to small firms as well as medium and large businesses in the fields of consumer products, business services, and more.

    As an example of their work, BluLux Media once partnered with Unilever. BluLux Media helped produce an infographic for Unilever Flex, one of their programs that involves networking and professional work.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Video Production
    AVA SAAS Video

    AVA SAAS Video

    AVA is a knowledge platform, fueled by AI, machine learning, and natural language programming
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    From first concept to final delivery, Melty Cone Video is a full-service video production agency with a portfolio that includes clients like People Magazine and Expedia. They work with midmarket clients and produce all types of videos including commercial, corporate, and documentaries.

    Some recent work followed the adventures of a family, an older couple, and a solo traveler for ebookers.com. The commercial took viewers on an adventure through all of the main sights and hidden treasures of New York City, and encouraged prospective customers to explore the world with their service.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 5% Advertising
    • 5% Broadcast Video
    • 10% Other
    Melty Cone Work Highlights Reel

    Melty Cone Work Highlights Reel

    Our Work Highlights Reel
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    City of New Rochelle

    City of New Rochelle

    City of New Rochelle
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    State University of New York

    State University of New York

    Commercial for SUNY Online
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    Kiehl's Men's Hair Grooming

    Kiehl's Men's Hair Grooming

    Kiehl's Men's Hair Grooming
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    MultiVision has provided video production solutions for huge names like Eisner Amper as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This New York-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Harlem Tinius Olsen needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to MultiVision. MultiVision completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Content Marketing
    Wizard of Oz parody to launch new...

    Wizard of Oz parody to launch new...

    This video was done entirely with internal people at an accounting firm.  Our job was to plan, direct, produce and edit every aspect of the successful video.   NOTE that these people are accountants, not actors.
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    Video Advertising Sizzle Reel

    Video Advertising Sizzle Reel

    A little collection of some of the work we have done over the past year.
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    Pride Video for Global Financial...

    Pride Video for Global Financial...

    We produced this video for Societe Generale to highlight their commitment to supporting the LGBTQ community and their diversity program.SG is committed to providing an inclusive workspace for all of their employees...
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    Manufacturing Promotional Video...

    Manufacturing Promotional Video...

    We produced this video for International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) to highlight their 2018 Sustainability Report. IFF is a company dedicated to not only reducing their environmental impact, but also setting a standard...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Franklin Township, NJ

    Flow Video offers high-end video production services to clients from all over the world. They specialize not only in video production but also in branding and digital strategy solutions for clients that range from small startups to large firms, working in the fields of nonprofit, advertising & marketing, and more.

    One of Flow Video’s projects involved working with Bloomfield Hills Schools. Flow Video produced a promotional video for the institution, which features a rich learning experience that forms deep connections between the student and the lessons learned.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Video Production
    • 20% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 5% Branding
    • 15% Other
    JOFEE: Growing a Movement

    JOFEE: Growing a Movement

    JOFEE stands for Jewish, Outdoor, Food, Farming, and Environmental Education. We're in a global climate crisis, and Jewish tradition compels us to respond.
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    Bloomfield Hills Schools

    Bloomfield Hills Schools

    Bloomfield Hills Schools is a special place. Relationships are the foundation of a Bloomfield Hills Schools education and students and staff form deep connections not just with one another, but also with the content they...
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    What's Your Craft // Episode 1

    What's Your Craft // Episode 1

    We take pride in our work. We’re partnering with craftspeople, masters of their unique skills, to bring their stories to life through our own craft: video. The first of this series focuses on Catie, Roaster at Penstock...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Social Motion Films has provided video production solutions for huge names like Modular Closets as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This New York-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Icelandic Glacial needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Social Motion Films. Social Motion Films completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Content Marketing
    Modular Closets

    Modular Closets

    We curated stylish male, female, and kids wardrobes to film this spectacular stop motion piece for Modular Closets. Who said stop motion is just for small stuff?
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    Icelandic Glacial

    Icelandic Glacial

    Papercraft was used in this unique production to form both a competitor's water factory and Icelandic's glaciers. The idea was to compare other water brands additives with Icelandic's purified through 5,000-year-old...
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    Panera Bread -Green Goddess

    Panera Bread -Green Goddess

    A Playful video that highlights all the  natural ingredients that are involved in making Panera Bread's delicious 
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    Animal Harness

    Animal Harness

    This fun product video for H.I.S. Juveniles was a hit with both parents and kids. Enjoy!
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Column Five has provided branding work for clients like Pacific Life and Visage. Based in SoCal and founded in 2009, Column Five brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Applied Innovations was just a new unit of the University of California looking to make an impact, Column Five created not only their recognizable logo but the entirety of their branding and customer-facing presence. The result was a splashy entrance into the university space orchestrated entirely by Column Five designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 55% Other
    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    The Client VideoAmp, a software and data platform for marketers to optimize their media investment. Their mission is to empower the world’s largest marketers to give them the information that they’ve always wanted...
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    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    For the past two years, we’ve partnered with Pacific Life to develop their annual reports. Our goal was to position Pacific Life as a living, breathing, energetic entity and to remind the audience that Pacific Life is...
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    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    This HTML native site analyses the various stages of a company security breach from the hacker’s POV. Highlighting the systemic weaknesses hackers look for most, the site presents Microsoft’s solutions to avoiding and...
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    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    UCI Applied Innovation is a unit of University of California, Irvine with an exciting mission “to bring campus-based discoveries together with Orange County’s vibrant business community to support job creation and...
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