UC Berkeley Disaster Lab Promotes Global Collaboration in Disaster Tech at TC Disrupt
At TechCrunch Disrupt 2023, the UC Berkeley Disaster Lab hosted a roundtable discussion on “Driving Practical Global Collaboration in Disaster Tech.” The event brought together entrepreneurs, investors, and other stakeholders TC Disrupt attendees to discuss the challenges and opportunities of international collaboration in this critical field.
Disaster Lab Director Sukh Singh highlighted the urgent need for rigorously validated and field-tested disaster-related technology. He also discussed the importance of involving end-users in the product development cycle. By working directly with first responders and other stakeholders, technology companies can ensure that their products are meeting real-world needs.
The UC Berkeley Disaster Lab is committed to helping US companies expand their global reach in the disaster tech landscape. Through their initiative, they are providing support and resources to US startups that are looking to expand internationally.
The roundtable discussion concluded with a call to action for interested parties to collaborate and take the next steps in driving global collaboration in disaster tech. Singh invited participants to reach out to the Disaster Lab to learn more about their initiatives and to explore opportunities for partnership.