Industry Resources

Knowledgeable staff within Berkeley’s 14 schools and colleges can connect your company with the talent and expertise you need.

In addition, Berkeley’s wealth of research centers, industrial affiliate programs, and user facilities can provide your company with access to cutting-edge research and technology.


Bakar Fellows Program

Fosters the entrepreneurship of early career-stage faculty in the STEM+ fields including Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Architecture

Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry

BCGC is advancing green chemistry through research, education and engagement.

Berkeley Engineering Corporate Relations

Provides in-depth content and client services for partners of the college’s seven engineering departments and research centers.

Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)

An ambitious cross-sector partnership to enable the advancement of the state-of-the-art in data science. This major initiative focuses on several levers to enhance research, methodologies and education, and will support numerous faculty, post-docs, graduate students and community activities.

Berkeley IP and Technology Transfer 

Learn more about research collaborations and technology transfer, and quickly search for licensable technologies.

Berkeley Lab - Innovation and Partnership Office

Transitions technologies from the Lab to the marketplace for the benefit of society and the U. S. economy by 1) executing exclusive and non-exclusive licenses and options to Lab-developed technologies with established businesses and startups and 2) partnering with industry through collaborative research in areas of Berkeley Lab expertise to develop technologies suited to business needs or to advance scientific discovery.

Berkeley Law — Research

Of special interest to the Cal innovation community is research at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE).

Berkeley Office of Vice Chancellor for Research

Offers news and info about major research initiatives, faculty experts, tech transfer, research centers, and opportunities for collaboration with Berkeley’s vast research enterprise.

Berkeley School of Information — Research

I-School’s research and teaching in data science and information management extend into areas as diverse as computer science, law, policy, design, social sciences, and management.

CleanTech 2 Market (C2M)

Part of the Energy Institute at Haas. Students, scientists, engineers, and professionals translate cleantech research in chemistry, biology, materials sciences, engineering, nanotechnology and other fields into market opportunities.

College of Chemistry Industry Relations

Information and personalized service for industry partners.

EECS Corporate Access Program (CAP)

The Corporate Access Program (formerly the Silver Industrial Affiliates Program) enables timely technology transfer, facilitates research collaborations and recruiting, and enhances industry’s interactions with faculty and students.

EECS Events

From tech talks to career info sessions, the EECS calendar is packed with events and resources for students, scholars, and alumni.

Faculty Research at the Haas School of Business

Gateway to interdisciplinary research and thought leadership from Haas faculty.

Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

The institute offers technical development, training in management and entrepreneurship, high-level industry collaboration, and recruiting events.

Office of Technology Licensing (OTL)

Advises faculty, researchers and students on IP-oriented matters related to research collaboration, technology licensing, faculty consulting and start-up formation

Product Development Program (PDP)

A graduate-level degree program whose central aim is to fill the unmet need for graduates of chemical engineering and related disciplines who have knowledge and field experience in the complex process of transforming technical innovations into commercially successful products. In the space of one calendar year, PDP graduates will gain exposure to real-world product development practices in a range of chemical process-intensive industries including biotechnology, microelectronics, nanoscience and consumer products.

QB3 Incubators

QB3 incubators provide biotech startups with access to rental laboratory space.


A five-year intensive research lab developing technologies that enable applications to interact intelligently and securely with their environment in real time.

Signatures Innovation Fellows

Supports innovative research by UC Berkeley faculty and researchers in the data science and software areas with a special focus on projects that hold commercial promise.

Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing

Brings together the leading researchers, as well as the next generation of outstanding young scholars, to explore deep unsolved problems about the nature and limits of computation, ultimately impacting major interdisciplinary challenges.

Synthetic Biology Institute 

SBI is working to make the engineering of new complex functions in cells vastly more efficient, reliable, predictable, and safe. Its breakthroughs will speed the development of biologically engineered solutions to pressing global problems related to health, materials, energy, environment, and security.

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