04/16/20 SCET — New initiative helps designers, engineers and makers explore open-source plans for medical supplies needed by those on the frontlines of the COVID19 pandemic
04/10/20 Berkeley News — Paige Balcom is co-founder of Takataka Plastics, which has its roots in Berkeley's Big Ideas Contest.
03/03/20 — Alumni develop algorithms that will help predict possible heart failure
01/29/20 New York Times — Covariant, an AI robotics company built on research that began at Berkeley, is garnering attention in the world of industrial automation.
07/09/19 — Twenty UC Berkeley students - most with limited travel experience, including some who have never left the United States - went on a whirlwind educational tour of Singapore and the Philippines earlier this summer to learn firsthand how technology innovation and application is approached in countries outside of the United States.
05/30/19 TechCrunch — Berkeley is far ahead of its peers in a new survey that ranks which U.S. universities have graduated the most founders of startups that raised $1 million or more in roughly the past year.
05/01/19 — Berkeley students have created WeLumen8, a baseball cap with built-in LED lights powered by human heat.
04/16/19 — A trio of undergraduates, including M.E.T. freshman Luofei Chen and EECS junior Aayush Tyagi, have launched Oki Karaoke, a startup that hopes to bring soundproof karaoke pods, already popular across Asia, to the United States.
03/08/19 Bloomberg Businessweek — Interest in combined programs that allow students to earn a degree in both engineering and business - like Berkeley's Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology (MET) program - is increasing among students and prospective employers.
01/29/19 — UC Berkeley is launching a new blockchain-focused accelerator. The Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator will help entrepreneurs pursue ventures in the blockchain space, tap into the vast resources of the campus and Silicon Valley, and receive expert industry guidance to create high-value blockchain startups.
10/26/18 — A Berkeley-only leadership boot camp, led by the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, uses an innovative approach to teach students skills that are vital to entrepreneurial success.
08/13/18 San Francisco Chronicle — Cal football safety Evan Rambo teamed up with students from materials science and engineering, chemical biology and EECS to develop force-tracking wearable technology, a concept that won the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship of Technology' Collider Cup competition.
08/02/18 Cal Sports Quarterly — The Sutardja Center's unique Sports Tech Collider Sprint brings together a cross-section of student athletes and STEM majors to explore ways that entrepreneurship and technology innovation can create competitive advantages for athletes and sports teams.
08/01/18 — IEOR professor Ikhlaq Sidhu, faculty director and chief scientist at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, has been awarded the 2018 Major Education Innovation Award by the IEEE Educational Activities Board for his contributions in entrepreneurship pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.
06/11/18 TechCrunch — TechCrunch profiles SkyDeck, the UC Berkeley tech incubator that has developed an acceleration program to launch a series of successful startups, including Chirpo, LimeBike and Kiwi.
05/31/18 — The presence of talented EECS student engineers, along with plenty of hungry students and a gourmet local food scene, goes a long way to explain the decision by Felipe Chavez to launch his robot-powered meal delivery startup Kiwi in Berkeley.
03/13/18 — A herd of stuffed animals with mix-and-match parts paid a visit to a Sutardja Center classroom to help students learn how they can design products to have a social impact - a subject dear to the heart of Animoodles CEO (and industrial engineering alumna) Marissa Louie.
02/06/18 Sutardja Center — Telling a Newton Lecture Series audience that he got "really good at failing," Berkeley alumnus Nikita Bier recounted his difficult journey to creating TBH, a viral app that allows teenagers to anonymously compliment each other through a series of polls.
01/17/18 — In collaboration with several Berkeley Engineering faculty, the Berkeley-based startup institute The House has formed a new AI-focused startup accelerator.
12/12/17 — Berkeley has announced promising early results from a $2.2 million state-funded grant, which has helped the campus, already a global hub for innovation, to expand its entrepreneurship activities with new facilities, courses and programs.