The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at the University of California, Berkeley has just awarded $50,000 to three UC Berkeley courses to support innovation on campus and build new connections to share pedagogy best practices. The Instructional Innovation Grants will help SCET share insights learned from its award-winning Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship curriculum, including…

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The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET) at the University of California, Berkeley is a finalist in the category of Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation at 2019 The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) conference, which will take place in Stockholm, Sweden on September 26-28. The SCET has been nominated for its…

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The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) at the University of California, Berkeley and the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics at the University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic recently formed a new partnership to help facilitate the exchange of pedagogy, faculty, and students between the two universities. Additionally, mentors from UC Berkeley will…

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SmartDrug took home the top prize at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on August 23. SmartDrug is an automatic drug development technology that gets rid of fatal side effects.  SmartDrug’s team consisted of members Arpinderjeet Singh, Ruchirangad Sharma, and Roalla Toy from UC Berkeley, Ka Wang (Frankie) Wong from Hong Kong Baptist University, and…

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Young, entrepreneurial former UC Berkeley students met for a panel discussion at the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship (BMoE) Bootcamp held this week at UC Berkeley. The panel featured Mai Nguyen, former Berkeley undergraduate and PhD student and the CEO/Co-Founder of OptoCeutics, and former Berkeley undergraduate student Matthew Milford, co-founder of Foresight.   The panel was moderated…

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Have you ever been frustrated by one or more of the UC Berkeley administrative systems? This coming fall, students have the chance to address problems and shortcomings with UC Berkeley administrative systems in the Challenge Lab course titled “Disrupt Berkeley.” The course, which still has open seats for enrollment, will address outdated and complicated UC…

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Interested in creatively solving the problems of an overly plastic planet? A one to two unit experiential seminar titled “Deplastifying the Planet” will be available this fall semester for innovative students to work with companies hoping to solve the issue of plastic waste.  Deplastifying the Planet, which will be held on Wednesday afternoons in downtown…

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By Ikhlaq Sidhu | May 22, 2019 Let’s start with the problem.  The fact is that most innovation projects fail.  In fact, even when they go forward, they often result in ineffective, overly complex, and/or overly expensive solutions. Sometimes, these projects never get internal funding approvals. Other times, they start but completely miss the mark in terms of…

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