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The Future of Innovation Leadership

Most people would agree that we live in a rapidly changing world. Consequently, just about everyone is constantly under pressure to adapt, create, and/or innovate. For…

CoinDesk Ranks UC Berkeley #1 Blockchain University in the US, #3 Overall

In Search of Truth – A Global Challenge

SCET will host the Innovation X Roundtable: Algorithms and AI for Media in the 21st Century to further discuss the…

Alt: Meat Lab Director Comments on the Future of Lab-Grown Meat

In an article by The Counter, a newsroom that investigates the forces shaping how and what America eats, Ricardo San…

SCET Renews Partnership with Aalto Ventures Program (AVP)

The SCET x AVP partnership will further Aalto’s vision to help the community create a sustainable future through entrepreneurship by…

SCET is Celebrating Fifteen Years with Ikhlaq Sidhu

SCET Faculty Director and Chief Scientist, Ikhlaq Sidhu, has created a new model for the academic innovation center that embraces innovation in both academia and…

The Creator of Siri: “Make your prototype magic”

“We launched a free app in the app store and 2 weeks later we get this call… ‘Heeeey it’s Steve, whatcha doin’? Wanna come over…

Behavioral Economics: The Entrepreneur’s Best Friend?

Economics’ Not-So-Hidden Hand Behavioral economics has been much in the public eye this century, whether it was Daniel Kahneman’s 2002 Nobel Prize in economics, Robert…

The Third Model of Content Monetization

Ads and subscriptions are the winning business models for B2C content. But a third model is emerging which may spark an internet revolution. Model 1:…

Innovating through crisis: why now is the best time to start a company and positively change the world

In Spring 2021, SCET will offer a new course, Challenge Lab â€“ Innovating Through Crisis (INDENG 185-002), that will help students create new startups focused on helping…

Top Projects Announced for Data-X Fall 2020

The Data-X course (Applied Data Science with Venture Applications, INDENG 135/290) has just announced its top projects from Fall 2020. 140 students submitted twenty-eight high…

French Embassy OST recognizes SCET Deplastify the Planet course on 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement

SCET will offer its Deplastify the Planet course in collaboration with Schoolab in Spring 2021. Participating students will have the opportunity to create a venture…

SCET Collider Cup VII

Announcing the Fall 2020 Collider Cup VII winners and teaching awardees

The SCET held its premier event, Collider Cup, on December 11, 2020 in an accelerated virtual format. The top student venture project teams from the…

Impact Food Wins the Esteemed Hult Prize

Impact Food has just won the Hult Prize! The UC Berkley plant-based seafood startup team, who got their start at the Alt Meat Lab out…

Dave Gilboa and the Birth of Warby Parker

In 1999, Dave Gilboa was doing research in Robert Full’s integrative biology lab on the movement of cockroaches, spending hundreds of hours working with freezing…