Interactive Care, or I-Care, is working to make long-distance caregiving for older adults easier.
Labs & Programs
Evolution on fast forward: Grace Gu engineers AI-optimized, bioinspired materials
The CITRIS PI and UC Berkeley mechanical engineer takes inspiration from nature and uses machine learning to create more efficient materials.
Gridware founders discuss CITRIS Foundry and the startup ‘fast lane’
UC Berkeley alumnus Tim Barat‘s experiences as an electrical lineman inspired him to co-found Gridware, a venture in the spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry cohort.
CITRIS at UC Santa Cruz awards Tech for Social Good funding to 5 student teams
CITRIS is partnering with the UCSC Institute for Social Transformation to support student projects aimed at creating technology that promotes healthy, sustainable livelihoods.
CITRIS Foundry introduces new vision under managing director Marc Theeuwes
The CITRIS Foundry welcomes its new managing director, Marc Theeuwes, who offers a broad background in venture capital, IT and deep tech.
CITRIS selects 8 multicampus projects for 2022 Seed Awards
The eight selected proposals, submitted by interdisciplinary teams from Berkeley, Davis, Merced and Santa Cruz, will receive up to $60,000 for their work, thanks in part to external philanthropic support.
CITRIS researchers to help Northern California communities reduce wildfire risk with dynamic modeling and serious games
With $2.5 million from the NSF, a multicampus UC team is partnering with a dozen Bay Area orgs to help residents respond to natural disasters more quickly.
2022 holiday gift guides with CITRIS connections
Looking for a special gift this holiday season? Check out a few CITRIS-related suggestions.
Gridware sensor network named a Time best invention
The real-time powerline monitoring system pioneered by Gridware, a spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry venture, has been named one of Time’s best inventions of the year.
WattTime highlighted as tech nonprofit exemplar in Forbes
WattTime, a 2014 CITRIS Foundry venture, is a growing force for good.
Collaboration, confidence, critical thinking: CITRIS internships teach UC students essential skills
CITRIS Workforce Innovation interns gained real-world experience in areas of tech innovation central to California’s future, while their hosts benefited from sharp minds and fresh perspectives.
Clarity Movement Co. project featured in Forbes
“Clean air is a fundamental human right,” said Clarity CEO David Lu. “Our motivation is simple. If you can’t measure it, you can’t fix it.”
UC Santa Cruz alumni found Immergo Labs to bring physical therapy to VR
Immergo Labs, a venture from the fall 2021 CITRIS Foundry cohort, will launch its beta platform in January 2023.
CITRIS Foundry alum Reveel raises $1.3M in preseed funding
Reveel, a member of the spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry cohort, has raised $1.3 million in preseed funding, led by Binance Labs and Moment Ventures.
Clarity Movement Co. raises $9.6M in series A+ funding
2014 CITRIS Foundry alum Clarity plans to use the investment to accelerate its product development.
New Sun Road partners with PG&E on remote microgrids
PG&E will be using New Sun Road technology to establish a set of remote microgrids in wildfire-prone locations in California.
Learning from nature: Robert Full on bio-inspired robots
In a recent Berkeley Talks podcast, CITRIS researcher Robert Full discussed how nature inspires innovations in technology design.
CITRIS Seed Funding offers up to $60K for multicampus research for social good
Investigators from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health, UC Merced and UC Santa Cruz are invited to submit proposals for 2022 CITRIS Seed Awards.
Coalition founded by Foundry alum seeks to hold polluters accountable
Climate TRACE, a tech coalition co-founded by 2014 CITRIS Foundry venture WattTime, plans to release its first asset-level inventory this fall.
Foundry startup supports a tech-savvy firefighting workforce
Recruits at the FIRE Foundry in Marin County will field-test an early detection system developed by spring 2020 CITRIS Foundry venture Gridware.
Naughton shares wastewater epidemiology expertise with Healthy CV Together, Nat Geo
The UC Merced engineer launched an international wastewater-monitoring dashboard in 2020 with CITRIS support.
CITRIS PI devises new way to detect COVID in pooled samples
Lydia Sohn and team demonstrated how their innovative test method can provide clearer insight into a population’s active infections.
A decade of innovation and inspiration at the CITRIS Invention Lab
The community of makers has helped thousands of UC Berkeley affiliates develop creative skills and prototype novel products over the last 10 years.
Building career pathways for California’s next-generation tech workforce
CITRIS Workforce Innovation places top student talent from four UC campuses in paid summer internships at established companies, startups, nonprofit organizations, and national and academic labs.