The startup, which provides fall detection with AI-enabled camera systems for patients with dementia, has deep roots in the CITRIS community.
The proposals address grand challenges, including climate resilience, digital health innovation, next-generation technology policy, and automation and the workforce.
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With support from a 2020 CITRIS COVID-19 Seed Funding Award, UC Davis professor Cristina Davis is working to develop a portable breathalyzer-like device to detect COVID-19.
Colleen Naughton, an assistant professor at UC Merced, has received two significant honors for wastewater epidemiology work that stemmed from CITRIS seed funding.
Supported by a CITRIS Seed Award, a team of engineers at the University of California, Berkeley has created mimics of COVID-19 that can be used to test the efficacy of neutralizing antibodies.
Sung Hyun Jo, CTO of CrossBar Inc., credits the flexible, accommodating Berkeley Marvell Nanofabrication Laboratory at CITRIS for helping the company discover ‘missing pieces’ during the commercialization process.
CITRIS is accepting proposals from principal investigators at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health, UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz for projects addressing Grand Challenges of IT.
New UC ventures seek to solve pressing challenges in health care equity, energy efficiency, education access and more.
GenEdit, a venture from the spring 2016 CITRIS Foundry cohort, has received $26 million from Eli Lilly and Co. and nearly a dozen other investors […]
Texas-based microchip manufacturer Cirrus Logic has acquired Lion Semiconductor, a startup from the 2013 CITRIS Foundry cohort, for $335 million. Lion Semiconductor produces switched-capacitor architectures […]
CITRIS is poised to offer new training programs and workforce development thanks to additional support from the FY22 state budget. Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom […]
The CITRIS Foundry welcomes twelve new teams covering a variety of tech fields from wildfire detection and artificial intelligence to pharmaceutical testing and water sustainability. […]
Since it opened its doors in 2013, the CITRIS Foundry has helped innovators turn their ideas into real-world impact. In the process, the Foundry has […]
Six student teams at UCSC have been chosen for funding this year through the Tech for Social Good Program run by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at […]
Jordan Coffey is a UC Berkeley alumnus (class of 2020) who majored in architecture. His interest in dental care started at an early age and […]
Sukh Singh was a UC Santa Cruz student studying technology information management before leaving the program to start his own company. His interest in entrepreneurship […]
The spring 2021 cohort application is now open for the CITRIS Foundry Innovation Incubator. Receive the resources, mentorship, and connections needed to translate your innovation […]
UC Merced faculty are involved in three new CITRIS seed-funded projects to address society’s—and the San Joaquin Valley’s—problems through technology in the following areas: agriculture, […]
The CITRIS Core Seed Funding program supports nascent ideas in information technology led by University of California researchers. This year’s awarded projects include smart clothing […]
Hailey Windsor was introduced to the CITRIS Invention Lab as a freshman and found a place where she could combine her interests in environmental design, engineering, art, and new media. In the lab, Windsor worked with Visualize, a nonprofit organization co-founded in 2014 by Julia Kramer (PhD 2020 ME) and Loyola University medical student Maria Young, prototyping training devices for nurses in Ghana to identify cervical cancer. Windsor also had the opportunity to work with the Berkeley AI startup Covariant.ai. She graduated from UC Berkeley in spring 2020 with an Individual Major in Human-Centered Design.
Lieyah Dagan graduated from UC Berkeley in 2018 with an individual major in Design for Urban Life, which explored a variety of fields, including art, architecture, design, and fashion. She currently works as an Industrial Designer. She was first introduced to the CITRIS Invention Lab when she took Critical Practice and Critical Making with EECS Professor and CITRIS Invention Lab Director Eric Paulos for her concentration in design.
Uzoma Nwakuche is a senior studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley. When he was younger, Nwakuche attended UC Berkeley summer camps and […]
Daniel Lim received his Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2015. He was also a UC Berkeley Ph.D. student from 2016-2018 […]