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 project that creates practical solutions for companies to reduce their use of plastic. In a video released to commemorate the 5th anniversary of of the Paris Agreement, an international treaty…

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SCET’s flagship pitch competition will return in a rapid fire virtual format on December 11 as Collider Cup VII, featuring pitches from this semester’s top student venture teams. Get ready for the Collider Cup, UC Berkeley’s premier technology entrepreneurship pitch event, hosted by the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET). Collider Cup VII is…

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Team Upcycle – Method and Whole Foods Partnership

Ideas that have the potential to make an enormous positive impact come by once in a lifetime…unless you’re a part of the ‘Deplastify the Planet’ Challenge Lab at UC Berkeley! Read about Team Upcycle’s journey of working with Method and Whole Foods, and learn how they stumbled upon a solution to develop affordable, fully compostable…

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Recology SF hosted SCET’s Deplastify the Planet course on Wednesday, Septermber 4 at the Recology SF facility. Christine Wolfe, Government Relations Manager and John Ferrari, Sr Operations Manager gave the students a tour of the facility, explained operations and fielded questions from students. Recology SF is one of the largest recycling centers in the Western United…

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

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