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.
11/01/17 — Executive Associate Dean Phil Kaminsky writes about how the emerging triad of technology, entrepreneurship and design are being used to reimagine how engineers are prepared.
10/02/17 — The student-run DeCal class “How to Build the Future,” created by computer science students Jimmy Liu and Zuhayeer Musa in collaboration with EECS professor Scott Shenker, encourages aspiring entrepreneurs by providing direct experience from world-renowned founders and professors.
09/12/17 East Bay Times — UC Berkeley's new M.E.T. program, combining engineering and business degrees in just four years, is resonating with alumni, entrepreneurs, and the 2,500 smart, inventive and multitalented students who applied for the 40 seats in the inaugural class.
08/23/17 Haas News — The founding class of 40 students in the Management, Engineering, & Technology program arrived at Berkeley this week ready to learn from each other and from top faculty at both Berkeley Engineering and the Haas School of Business.
08/23/17 — The Sutardja Center is launching a new Alternative Meats Lab to give students a leg up on a trillion-dollar market opportunity: transforming the meat industry. The lab at Berkeley will use the latest technology tools and techniques to engineer plant-based meat alternatives.
08/22/17 PBS NewsHour — In a Brief but Spectacular video on PBS, Berkeley Engineer and entrepreneur Christopher Ategeka (B.S.'11, M.S.'12 ME) tells how he is using his influence to recruit health professionals to work in underserved parts of Africa.
08/18/17 — Berkeley is launching BEGIN, the Berkeley Gateway to Innovation, as a virtual hub for innovation on campus. The site will connect entrepreneurs with Berkeley's robust network of innovation courses, incubators, accelerators, funding and social networks.
08/10/17 New York Times — Two startup companies spun out of bioengineering's senior capstone design program are taking the world of remote health monitoring by storm. Monitoring devices by Eko Devices and Knox Medical Diagnostics are changing the landscape of medicine, the New York Times reports.
07/13/17 — The regional I-Corps program, an NSF-funded collaboration among UC Berkeley, UCSF and Stanford, teaches committed entrepreneurs from STEM disciplines to take a hard look at their ideas and turn them into real, sought-after products in the market.
05/01/17 — At Berkeley, 536 students have launched 468 startup companies since 2010 - the most of any public university. How does Berkeley do it? Oski demonstrates.
05/01/17 — Researchers show how crowdfunding has expanded startup financing beyond the entrepreneurial zones of Silicon Valley and Boston.
05/01/17 — At the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, students are experimenting with plant-based, more eco-friendly alternatives to meat.
04/28/17 Daily Californian — UC Berkeley's College of Engineering and Haas School of Business are offering a highly selective two-degree program - the Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MET) program - that will begin in fall 2017.
04/25/17 Inc. — The latest crop of 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs at Inc. includes Fung Institute alumnus Han Jin (MEng '12 IEOR), co-founder of Lucid VR, which has simplified capturing virtual reality with a mass-market 3-D video camera.
04/24/17 Business Insider — UC Berkeley's new Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology program aims to launch future tech leaders by teaching the wide variety of skills required of them in the real world, allowing them to earn dual degrees in business and engineering in four years.
04/03/17 — A delegation led by Taiwan's new minister of science and technology, Liang-gee Chen, learned about entrepreneurial activity at UC Berkeley during an April 3 visit hosted by the Dado and Maria Banatao Center for Global Learning and Outreach from Berkeley Engineering (GLOBE).
03/13/17 — A new course this semester combines inspiring startup stories with a nuts-and-bolts guide for accessing and leveraging Berkeley's maturing innovation ecosystem.
03/08/17 — The Berkeley campus has a new innovation hub, the result of a partnership between Enel, a multinational power company, and CITRIS and the Banatao Institute.