Our Story

The Innovation-X Network & Program is a new initiative created by the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) at the University of California, Berkeley to create projects and partnerships to overcome the challenges of our time.

Since 2005, SCET has created the foundation of Berkeley’s entrepreneurship ecosystem including SkyDeck, the Fung Institute, the Engineering Leadership Professional ProgramGlobal Venture Lab, and an extensive ecosystem of Silicon Valley and Global partners.

SCET is also known for developing the Berkeley Method for Entrepreneurship, an internationally recognized approach to teaching technology entrepreneurship to undergraduates, innovation to graduate students, and technology firm leadership to professionals and executives. As part of the Berkeley innovation ecosystem, the Sutardja Center also collaborates closely with the Jacob’s Institute for Design, the Haas Business School, and the CITRIS Foundry.

Become a Network Member

We invite nominations for visionary leaders to represent their innovative organizations to join the Innovation-X member network and collaborate with UC Berkeley on the Innovation That Matters initiative to fulfill our mission to create innovation with impact, and help industry adapt.

If you would like to nominate yourself or a key individual in your organization to join the Innovation-X Network & Program, please email our Chief Scientist, Ikhlaq Sidhu at sidhu@berkeley.edu and CC Manager of New Initiatives, Melissa Glass at m.glass@berkeley.edu.