Fung Fellowship applications are now open! What is the Fung Fellowship? The Fung Fellowship is a unique opportunity to create impact-driven solutions to address real-world challenges alongside our community and industry partners. Fung Fellows utilize an experiential learning process focused on collaboration, interdisciplinary tactics, emerging technology and iterative design process and principles in both of our offered tracks: Conservation + Innovation and Health + Innovation (formerly known as Conservation + Tech and Health + Tech). The Fung Fellowship accepts all majors into this program and there is no GPA bracket. Applications are reviewed holistically.
1,000 Hours of FREE Commercialization Support! C2M is now accepting applications for promising climate tech innovations — in low-carbon energy, green chemistry, food, and water technologies covering both mitigation and adaptation — for its 2024 cohort. For those startups selected, C2M will hand-pick interdisciplinary teams of UC Berkeley graduate students to help entrepreneurs identify the most viable initial markets, prospective customers and partners, funding sources, and related strategies.
The Berkeley Engineering Design Scholar Program is a 10-week summer research program open to all continuing UC Berkeley undergraduates in the College of Engineering or with relevant experience in design innovation. The Scholars actively contribute to the growing design ecosystem at UC Berkeley—participating in seminars, workshops, and special events with members of the design community, including their cohort of fellow undergraduate Design Scholars, graduate students, and faculty. In addition, they learn and practice critical skills of making through the Maker Pass program. Scholars also receive a $6,500 stipend. The per week commitment will fluctuate, but students should prepare to be able to commit at least 20 hours/week towards research. We are offering the Berkeley Engineering Design Scholar Program as an in-person, on-campus experience in summer 2024, starting June 3rd and ending August 9th. Apply for the 2024 Berkeley Engineering Design Scholar Program here by Monday, March 18th, 9pm PST. Scholars will be matched with faculty…
The Bakar Fellows Spark Award is designed to accelerate faculty-led research to tangible, positive societal impact through commercialization. Successful Spark Award recipients join the robust I&E ecosystem that includes faculty, post-docs, students, staff and alumni, as well as campus programs and organizations designed to assist Fellows in introducing discoveries to the market.
Falling Walls Labs are science/innovation slams that take place worldwide. Young researchers, students, and entrepreneurs can pitch their innovative ideas or research that creates a positive impact on science and society to an interdisciplinary jury that will select the winner. Topics can be broad and are not limited to engineering and science. All winners of the Labs worldwide will be invited to the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin in November with all expenses paid.
The Malaysian Experience (TheME) is a 4-week immersive programme running from 23 June to 20 July 2024, near the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. Students will gain an understanding of the social and cultural landscape of Malaysia while immersing in its diversity and culture. The deadline for application is 12th April 2024. Questions? Contact Celine Tan at firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
We help student inventors make an impact on the world The E-Team Program, part of the VentureWell Accelerator, supports student ventures as you embark down the path you’re likely to take as an innovator and entrepreneur. We help you advance your invention through a powerful mix of up to $25,000 in grant funding, entrepreneurship training, mentorship by dedicated staff, national recognition, and networking with peers and industry experts. Do you have an idea that can change the world? Every year, we award over $800,000 in non-dilutive E-Team grants to early-stage innovator teams that develop scalable innovations which aim to solve a large social, health, or environmental challenge.
Catalyst is a competitive grants program for ambitious social entrepreneurs who have developed mobile-first solutions to that enhance our lives and address pressing challenges in American communities. Up to six applicants will receive financial and non-financial benefits, with Catalyst awarding over $200,000 in unrestricted grants. Learn more in our Call for Submissions.
The Bakar BioEnginuity Hub is now funding UC Berkeley graduate students to participate as research interns with Bakar Labs tenant companies. If you’re a STEM graduate student in your 3rd year or later and interested in seeking a research internship position, please see below for information on program structure, eligibility and how to apply. If your Bakar Labs startup company is interested in hosting a PhD STEM graduate student research intern, please see below to begin the process.