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New Venture Education

Berkeley-Haas
Entrepreneurship Program

Blum Social Innovator OnRamp

Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances (IPIRA)

Jacobs Institute
for Design Innovation

Sutardja Center for
Entrepreneurship & Technology

Acceleration

CITRIS Foundry

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LAUNCH

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State grant accelerates UC Berkeley's innovation and entrepreneurship

The University of California, Berkeley has announced promising early results from a $2.2 million grant provided by the State of California. The grant has helped UC Berkeley, already a global hub for innovation, to expand its entrepreneurship activities with new facilities, courses and programs.

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A Technology for Military and Civilian Trauma Care

July 18, 2018

By Veena Narashiman An injured soldier is rushed to a field hospital and is bleeding out. A surgeon needs to give the soldier meds to speed up her clotting. But too much or too little will kill her. The doctors rely on lab equipment to determine dosage; however, the large machine was never designed for …

Berkeley SkyDeck Life Science Track Startups Go to China

July 10, 2018

Berkeley SkyDeck has a long tradition of supporting outstanding startups in the life sciences. A number of UC Berkeley faculty- and alumni- founded startups have been successfully accelerated through SkyDeck, including successful exits like Zephyrus Biosciences. The newly launched “Bio Track” at SkyDeck has added to this strong tradition, by partnering with the University of …

Alice Agogino Wins Highest U.S. Award for Mentoring

July 5, 2018

Blum Center Education Director Alice Agogino has been named winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the government’s highest honor for mentors who have worked to expand talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The award was announced June 25 by the White House Office of Science and Technology …

Alice Agogino Wins Highest U.S. Award for Mentoring

July 5, 2018

Blum Center Education Director Alice Agogino has been named winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the government’s highest honor for mentors who have worked to expand talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The award was announced June 25 by the White House Office of Science and Technology …

Bolt Threads: The Legacy of One Big Idea

June 21, 2018

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Bolt Threads: The Legacy of One Big Idea

June 21, 2018

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Bolt Threads: The Legacy of One Big Idea

June 21, 2018

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June 2018

June 21, 2018

https://mailchi.mp/berkeley/development-impact-lab-turns-5-fighting-poverty-with-data-gpp-grads-xaoy5bck8a?e=3e274ed9da The post June 2018 appeared first on Blum Center. Source link

Exploring the Bay Area’s manufacturing ecosystem

June 20, 2018

At Jacobs Hall, students have access to a wide range of tools for design, prototyping, and fabrication, from a waterjet cutter and CNC router to advanced 3D printers. But many students aren’t as familiar with what happens when designs leave the prototyping stage and move into production at scale — what does 21st-century manufacturing look like, and …

Got Blockchain? Our NSF I-Corps Teams Sure Do!

June 19, 2018

Founder, MBA and software engineer Andy Coravos is using blockchain tools to power solutions that improve health across the globe. “There are three areas where software as a medical device can be compelling. We can use digital biomarkers to measure and track clinical outcomes. As algorithms and local compute power increases, it is now possible …

Development Impact Lab Conference Speaks to Future of Engineering for Poverty Solutions

June 13, 2018

By Veena Narashiman and Blum Center News In 2013, the Blum Center and  the Center for Effective Global Action founded the Development Impact Lab, to launch the new field of Development Engineering and create a model for university-based poverty action labs. Since that time, the Development Impact Lab, with support from USAID, has tested over 135 innovations and engaged …

LEO Technologies Panel at SkyDeck Hosted by Analog Devices

June 13, 2018

On Wednesday 5/23/18, SkyDeck Golden Bear Partner Analog Devices hosted an expert panel on low-earth orbit technologies and the exciting developments and opportunities in the space. “The LEO segment and space in general is reemerging due to enabling trends such as declining launch costs, software-defined radios, and other technical advancements that enable lighter, smaller, cheaper …

Tech top dogs discuss workplace diversity at ELPP panel

June 12, 2018

Samantha Walravens, author of the acclaimed book Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, hosted a panel of industry leaders on June 4 to discuss diversity initiatives in the technology industry. The panel took place at Silicon Valley Bank’s Kellogg Auditorium in Santa Clara as part of the Engineering Leadership Professional Program, or …

March 2018

June 7, 2018

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Design innovation then/now: designing infrastructure

June 7, 2018

Design of Cyber-Physical Systems students with a prototype for evaluating post-earthquake structural damage. When the earliest precursors to today’s College of Engineering (then known as the colleges of Mechanic Arts, Mining, and Civil Engineering) were founded as part of the original University of California in 1868, a focus on infrastructure — power, bridges, and other essentials for …

After Hurricane Maria, Cal students work to ease hunger in Puerto Rico

May 25, 2018

Leonard Qian and Marie Maier answer questions from judges about their meal replacement powder, MIX. After Hurricane Maria, aid organizations have made a point of distributing rations in Puerto Rico called MREs, which stands for Meals, Ready-to-Eat, to aid widespread food insecurity in the area.The problem is, among people who have actually had these meals, …

Demo Day Spring 2018: Our Best Yet

May 22, 2018

Demo Day was our biggest ever! We had over 350 investors, Industry partners, and SkyAdvisors in attendance. It was a packed house and we had to set up overflow seating. It was the first Demo Day since the launch of the Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, and our first funded Cohort presented, and we are beyond thrilled …

Iron Man vs Terminator: Jobs in the AI Century

May 17, 2018

The AI Century The natural selection of economics has relentlessly pushed businesses and societies toward maximum efficiency.  It’s the principal force that fuels the start-up business models of today as they redefine and make more efficient the economics of tomorrow.  It’s this drive to maximum efficiency that’s given rise to disruptive, AI-driven business models that …

“Geek Girl Rising” Author Moderates Panel on Diversity at Engineering Leadership Program – Join us for the Livestream

May 16, 2018

Increasing representation is not a “women’s issue” or a “person of color’s issue.” It is a human issue and a business issue. Recent data show that minorities, women and other marginalized groups account for just a tiny fraction of today’s tech workforce. Despite efforts over the past few years to increase diversity, most companies have made …

Innovation Catalysts program boosts student innovations

May 14, 2018

This spring, ten diverse student teams accessed project funding, Maker Passes, and other resources through a new grant program: the Jacobs Institute Innovation Catalysts. The program, made possible by the Eustace-Kwan Family Foundation, aims to help student designers unlock new potential in their projects. In classes, student organizations, and independently, students are constantly pitching ideas …

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