Berkeley Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate partners are an important piece of the equation in expanding the reach of our programs beyond the classroom and into the executive suite. There are many opportunities of how you can get involved either academically or as a participant in our turn-key programs. Join us.

For Industry - Many global and Silicon Valley firms are strategizing to engage with entrepreneurs and technology experts. A collaboration with Berkeley SCET can help firms develop further expertise, technological capability, innovative behaviors and culture, and collaborative networks with students and faculty in a genuine and practical sense.

Berkeley SCET Corporate Sponsorship Levels

Level 1: Corporate Sponsor - this level is customized for the sponsor and involves no long-term commitment. The funding may range from $10K for a sponsored event, to additional costs for research reports, and $25K or higher for broader engagement. Possible elements of the sponsorship may include:

  • Company name listed as sponsor to build awareness on the Berkeley campus
  • Sponsor a course, lab, activity, research report, or prize
  • Visibility to students and broad ecosystem
  • Active participation in sponsorship activity
  • All activity published in public domain
  • No IP restrictions
  • Newsletter and invitation to all events

Level 2: Corporate Collaborator with named Industry Fellow participation, $25K annually, 3-year commitment and is customized with the following options:

  • Includes Level 1 benefits
  • Participation in lab or activity as named Industry Fellow at the Center
  • Contribute as listed Industry Fellow
  • Active collaboration in lab and teaching areas
  • Visa processing by UC Berkeley as needed
  • One Visiting Scholar or Industry Fellow per year or two for six months each
  • Learn new areas for assignments and responsibility for your firm

Level 3: Corporate Partner, $50K annually, 3-year commitment and is customized with the following options:

  • Includes Level 1 and 2 benefits
  • Additionally includes $25K credit maximum toward SCET executive programs:
    • ELPP: Engineering Leadership Professional Program - over 4.5 months, 1 evening per week in Silicon Valley with professionals from Google, Samsung, VMware, etc. (list price $14,300 / corporate partner price of $7,300; up to 2 people with $7K discount each, annually)
    • SVIL: Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership weeklong program in Berkeley (list price $10,500 / corporate partner price $5,500; up to 2 people with $5K discount each, annually)
    • BMoE Bootcamp: Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp - held for 1 week, twice annually in Berkeley (list price $5K/person / corporate partner price of $3K; up to 4 people with $2K discount each, annually)
    • One time only customized executive session or custom workshop for your organization on leading innovation and disruptive technologies - one per year, with Center Faculty (list price typically $35K/day/program; corporate partner price discounted $15K/day).
  • Remote satellite office at Berkeley Sutardja Center


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