Innovation & Entrepreneurship Programs at UC Berkeley

Industry Alliances Bridging the Gap Startup Support Incubators & Accelerators Alumni Engagement

Industry Alliance Programs

Maintained by various colleges and schools, programs, departments, centers and institute.

Examples include:


Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)

Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

Center for Green Chemistry


EECS - Silver Industrial Liaison Affiliates Program


Synthetic Biology Institute

Bakar Fellows Program

Signatures Innovation Fellows Program

Cleantech to Market Program

Bio-Manufacturing to Market Program

QB3 Bridging the Gap Fund

Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program

- Launch start-up competition

Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology 

- Venture Lab Mentoring

Berkeley Postdoctoral Entrepreneurship Program (BPEP)


QB3 Startup in a Box Program


CITRIS Foundry

QB3 Incubator Network

- QB3@953

- QB3 Garage@Berkeley

- QB3 East Bay Innovation Center

- Mission Bay Innovation Center

QB3 BayBio Accelerator

Free Ventures* (student-led program)

Berkeley Innovators Network

- Founder's Pledge

Cal Founders*

vCET (virtual CET)*

Berkeley Angel Network*

NOTE: * not formally affiliated with UC Berkeley