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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 […]
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 […]
Medical startup Storx Technologies improves fetal health and lowers the rate of C-sections. The team develops better standards than heart rate monitors for assessing fetal […]
The CITRIS Foundry‘s new Resource Sustainability X-Lab supports student innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers in developing innovative solutions for grand resource challenges that will have high […]
The CITRIS Foundry welcomes ten new teams covering a variety of tech fields from artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) to 3D mapping and […]
As a founder, it is helpful to have sources of inspiration and stories that show how persistence can pay off. So it was nice to […]
About the CITRIS Foundry The CITRIS Foundry is an emerging technology innovation incubator that supports top entrepreneurial scientists, researchers, and engineers from the University of California […]
Cal Day has now become Cal Week (April 18 – 24, 2020) Cal Day, a free public UC Berkeley spring tradition that generally draws upwards […]
CITRIS Foundry alum Aluna recently received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its asthma management device and platform. Aluna helps patients, particularly pediatric patients, […]
A CITRIS Foundry company, Correlia Biosystems represents the next generation of the life science industry. With their patented nanomaterial, they develop microscale tools to accelerate molecular interactions to measure proteins, thereby reducing the cost and time of drug development, clinical trials, and patient testing and monitoring.
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.
In Spring 2020, the CITRIS Foundry welcomed 32 teams covering deep tech fields from AI and engineering systems to materials science and biotechnology, tackling issues […]
The CITRIS Foundry application for Spring 2020 is now open! The CITRIS Foundry Incubator empowers top entrepreneurs from the University of California to build transformative […]
Santa Cruz Tech Beat: Michael Matkin, Assistant Director of CITRIS Santa Cruz, writes about three UC Santa Cruz student-helmed companies that got started via the CITRIS Foundry.
CITRIS Foundry Alum John H. Pujol has launched the Lead In School Water Project, the first web-based application to rank and track every US state […]
Spin microscopy for quantum computing, underwater nanoscience for clean tech, and bio-prospected hemp are a few of the novel technologies represented in the fall incubator cohort announced by the CITRIS Foundry, the innovation hub of the multicampus Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute, headquartered at UC Berkeley.