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The CITRIS Foundry is a University of California applied technology incubator based at UC Berkeley that supports early stage startups developing disruptive solutions for society’s pressing needs.
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Applications for our next startup cohort are open 9/19/17 – 10/27/17

CITRIS Foundry is the University of California accelerator for founders building deep technology companies.

We help top entrepreneurs from the University of California make a significant impact on the world.

Our startups tackle big problems in industries ranging from cleantech to medical devices to consumer products and software.  By leveraging the incredible resources and expertise at UC Berkeley, we help launch companies that can disrupt or create industries. Each selected startup receives funding, deep tech mentorship, and access to University of California laboratories. Learn More >>>

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YEAR FOUNDED

42

STARTUPS SUPPORTED

40

RAISED BY OUR COMPANIES

68

RAISE FUNDING BEFORE GRADUATION

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Our founders are scientists, engineers, builders, and hackers from top-tier research universities.

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The CITRIS Foundry is looking for highly-motivated teams who are ready to make a significant impact on the world. We like ideas that are original, scalable, and financially viable.

Include at least one member who is a student, post-doc, faculty, staff, or alumnus (less than 5 years since graduation)

Include at least one member who is affiliated with one of the following UC campuses: UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Merced, UC Santa Cruz or UC San Francisco.

We are physically located at UC Berkeley, but our program also supports entrepreneurs at UC Davis, Santa Cruz, Merced and San Francisco.