Entrepreneurship

BodyScan

Management alums turn fitness inside out

Riding the fitness craze, two classmates developed a business using DXA scanners that analyze the amount of fat and lean tissue one has.

Eko entrepreneurs Jason Bellet, Connor Landgraf and Tyler Crouch

Alumni startup’s digital stethoscope green-lighted by FDA

Federal clearance sets the stage for unlimited clinical use of the tool by Eko Devices, a Skydeck accelerator-nurtured business.

young men examine small tech device

UC campuses ranked high for entrepreneurship

AffordableSchools.net named five UC campuses to its top 50 Most Entrepreneurial Schools in America.

solar thermal technology

UC creates five new inventions per day

In 2014, UC research led to 86 new startups and 1,769 new inventions — nearly five per day – amid a booming startup culture.

UC Santa Barbara is West Coast hub for photonics institute

Public-private partnership is bid to advance technology and boost manufacturing to create high-tech jobs.
spider

Spinning silk sans spiders

It took a lot of spiders for Berkeley and UCSF alums to create a synthetic silk that's virtually identical to the real deal.
Worker prepares world’s first algae surfboard

Surfing into a greener future

UC San Diego biology and chemistry students produce the world’s first algae-based, sustainable surfboard.
Martin Casado

The accidental entrepreneur

Martin Casado goes from Lawrence Livermore Lab researcher to billionaire security software developer.
UCLA scientists California NanoSystems Institute

UCLA scientists create quick-charging hybrid supercapacitors

Charge storage device created at California NanoSystems Institute is vast improvement over existing models.

Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

Industry innovation space opens on UC San Diego campus

Qualcomm Institute launches facility where qualified faculty startups, industry partners or national laboratories can lease office or lab space.

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