Student teams pitched cleantech products ranging from color-coated roof shingles to portable biomass reactors at the 2019 Cleantech to Market Symposium. The 11th annual symposium was held in Chou Hall on Dec. 6. Cleantech to Market (C2M) is a 15-week accelerator program that brings together graduate students, industry leaders, and researchers to propose and commercially
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Assoc. Prof. Ming Hsu, the William Halford Jr. Family Chair in Marketing, found that information acquisition shares the same dopamine-producing reward system pathway as drugs, food, and financial rewards. To put it simply, obtaining new information may be extremely addictive.
Financial TimesDec 1
One of the most important things the U.S. could do right now to ensure its position in the 21st-century digital economy would be to work with allies on transatlantic standards for 5G, artificial intelligence, and other emerging technologies. This is a key recommendation by a Council on Foreign Relations task force that includes Laura Tyson, Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School and faculty director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact.
San Francisco Business TimesDec 5
The new cohort of SkyDeck startups will be part of the recently launched Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative known as "Berkeley Ventures, Berkeley Values." The group will work with local entrepreneurs and companies to encourage them to create a more diverse workforce in local tech and biotech industries.