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SCET emphasizes hands-on learning and offers a suite of courses and programs for students, professionals, and academics. The center offers a Certificate and Entrepreneurship and Technology allowing students to show completion of well-developed, and applicable curriculum. In addition, our professional programs allow career individuals to similarly continue to grow their skills.
Global innovation collider
Our innovation collider programs such as the Global Partners at UC Berkeley, Global Venture Lab, Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp and Startup Semester create rich interactions between students and professors from around the world to create innovative projects, startups, and research.
Driving future technologies
SCET’s Innovation X initiative allows students and professionals to discover the "Future of X." Applied research topics in our labs focus on emerging new economy areas such as data analytics, autonomous cars, blockchain, cybersecurity, plant-based meats and many more. Results from our labs create knowledge and inform the Sutardja Center's undergraduate, graduate, professional, and executive courses and programs.
What is the Innovation Collider?
The SCET fosters creates an innovation environment by facilitating "collisions" of people and groups that can make unique contributions by bringing diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. Our Innovation Collider brings together students, faculty, investors, alumni, professionals, executives, firms, and global institutions to connect through our programs, courses, and X-Labs. Through these collisions, SCET can create new ventures, corporate innovations, social impact and help entrepreneurs discover what's next.
What Programs are Available for You?
UC Berkeley Students
We welcome all majors in our 30+ courses. Berkeley students can earn the Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Technology. We also offer a one-of-a-kind summer abroad program, European Innovation Academy.
We welcome visitors from around the world to participate in our Innovation Collider located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the heart of Silicon Valley. Global academic institutions can partner with us to learn about our innovative pedagogy and X-Lab framework for developing technology innovations. We also welcome global researchers and global undergraduate students to participate in Startup Semester at Berkeley, and graduate students to participate in our LeBridge Fellows program.
Professionals & Executives
The Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP) helps engineering leaders advance. It is similar to an MBA, but condensed, and more focused on technology. The Silicon Valley Innovation Leadership Week helps executives start or advance corporate innovation programs in their firms.
Contact us to learn more about opportunities to invest in our venture teams.
Learn more about the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator, a joint venture between three premier organizations at Berkeley to accelerator blockchain startups.
We partner with companies to help make our classes applied and industry-focused. Contact us to learn how your company can work with Berkeley students and faculty on next-generation technology and projects using our unique innovation engineering framework