CITRIS Foundry | Tech innovation is hard. We can help.
CITRIS Foundry is the University of California accelerator for founders building deep technology startups. We bring extensive experience at the leading edge of university-driven innovation and entrepreneurship to guide startups and institutional partners in bridging the gap from lab to market.
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SUPPORT INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CITRIS Foundry Is the University of California’s Deep Tech Innovation Hub

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

Our innovators 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 bring innovation to market and society. We provide coaching, deep tech mentorship, co-working space, access to UC labs, and access to funding. Learn More >>>

2013

YEAR FOUNDED

48

PROJECTS SUPPORTED

100

Total Funding Raised

79

Startups Funded

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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 and have the potential to create great economic or social impact.

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 innovators and entrepreneurs at UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UC Merced and UC San Francisco.