Science & Innovation

The Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium (BASIC) serves as a platform for the region’s research community—including its five national laboratories, five research universities, and leading corporate and independent laboratories—to address issues of critical importance to the science and technology community.

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Innovation Bridge

The San Francisco Bay Area, which includes Silicon Valley, is widely seen as the world’s leading center for technology innovation and entrepreneurial activity, a status reflected in its research universities, its extraordinary aggregation of venture …

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Entrepreneurs, Startups and Innovation at the University of California

The University of California system plays an important and growing role in California’s economy, by producing cutting edge technology and know-how through its research programs, but also by enabling and supporting the formation of new …

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Reinventing Manufacturing

Technology is revolutionizing manufacturing processes through innovations in 3D printing, robotics and big data (the Internet of Things) – often based on innovations that come from California. A range of factors, including rising labor costs …