ACTIVATE is a public-private pilot initiative to support rural, low-income agricultural workers by providing access to internet and telehealth services.

Lighthouse for Older Adults

“Lighthouse for Older Adults,” a CITRIS and University of California Initiative, Brings Technology-Enabled Health and Well-Being to Low-Income California Seniors During COVID Crisis The program […]

Superhighway for data-intensive science

Imagine watching volcanic plumes erupting miles beneath the ocean’s surface, in real time. Or using machine learning techniques to detect changes in the starry sky […]

Using AI to detect and prevent falls

SafelyYou, a startup emanating from CITRIS seed-funding, uses AI-enabled camera systems to detect, in real time, falls of individuals with dementia. “The sooner we can […]

Beyond the Brink

Drought, climate change, an aging infrastructure and growing population threaten the water California’s San Joaquin Valley uses to supply most of the nation’s produce and […]

CoolClimate Network

Scaling up adoption of low carbon technologies and practices through smart decision-making tools, transformational programs and enabling policies. The CoolClimate Approach The climate crisis is […]

CITRIS & ITESM Seed Funding Opportunities

About CITRIS & ITESM Seed Funding Opportunities CITRIS and the Banatao Institute create information technology solutions for society’s most pressing challenges. Established in 2001, the […]

Deep Energy Efficiency

Already a leader in the shift to sustainable energy systems, in 2013 the University of California Carbon Neutrality Initiative made a commitment to re-doubling efforts […]

Interactive Urban Light Project

With Brittney Silva’s tragic May 2014 death fresh in everyone’s memory, the city of San Leandro began collaboration efforts between them and the University of […]


Chancellor’s Award for Public Service 2015-16 for Campus-Community collaboration with the City of Vallejo AppCivist is a platform for democratic assembly and collaborative decision-making. It […]


Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika viruses continue to expand dramatically worldwide in large part due to failed efforts to control the principal mosquito vector, Aedes aegypti. The […]

WordWalk, PokerWalk, & BingoWalk

WordWalk, PokerWalk, and BingoWalk are iPad-based games designed to encourage walking, sociality, exploration and use of city spaces, and cognitive health.  The games have been […]

Label This!

By Amy Azzarito, Assistant Director of Online Strategy, Library at the University of California, Davis Maynard Amerine, a professor of viticulture and enology at UC […]

Smart Infrastructure in Affordable Housing

The UCSC-Cabrillo College Ecotopia House is a “tiny house” designed to minimize residential ecological footprint through both construction and operation. More sustainable technologies promise new […]