Open letter to the CITRIS community

The human rights abuses we have all witnessed over the past few weeks have been devastating. We grieve with the families and communities of those […]

From hobby to necessity

CITRIS administrator sews protective masks Karen Stierwalt, CITRIS Director of Finance and Administration, began sewing at about eight years old. Over the last decade, she […]

A message from Director Costas Spanos

Institute responds to coronavirus crisis We find ourselves in extraordinary times. As our research community faces the coronavirus pandemic, our thoughts turn to what contributions we […]

CITRIS Foundry event welcomes spring 2020 cohort

The new spring cohort of CITRIS Foundry teams was announced February 13 at a Foundry event featuring Rich Lyons, UC Berkeley’s first-ever Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer. The 32 teams cover deep tech fields from AI and engineering systems to materials science and biotechnology, tackling issues including health care, energy and the environment, transportation, and sustainable infrastructure.