EBI2 - Energy & Biosciences Institute


Entrepreneurial Business Incubator

Through the continuing development of our  EBI2 program, we are helping aspiring researchers and startups in their process of cultivating innovative concepts and testing them to achieve viable business models. Based out of Koshland Hall at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) campus,  EBI2 offers a well-equipped dedicated research space for concept advancement where startups gain access to the UCB research infrastructure and startup network. Access plan options are available. Contact us to learn more!

Why Choose Us

At EBI2, you gain unmatched access to the Berkeley research ecosystem, equipment, and expertise, and will conduct research within a top-tier university as part of an institute at the forefront of industry development.

Participating companies gain access to a variety of resources through the entrepreneurship program:

  • Lab setup and equipment assistance
  • Advice and guidance on safety compliance
  • Equipment management and maintenance
  • UC Berkeley library and resources access
  • Education Program that links undergraduates with start-up companies
  • Connection with industry executives, investors, and entrepreneurs


Now accepting new tenants! Contact us.

Meet a Successful Entreprenuer Developed in the EBI2 Incubator

Affiliated Start-Ups

Since opening in 2017, EBI2 has hosted a diverse selection of companies working toward sustainable, marketable products.

Meet one of our Sucessful Entreprenuers

EBI2 Lab Manager

EBI2 is managed by Yi Liu, MS in environmental science. She oversees the daily operations of the incubator program and provides training and oversight to the lab space. Yi is an accomplished environmental scientist with years of experience in general lab and equipment management, as well as lab safety.


Your generous contribution supports our mission and will enable us to expand our research and community outreach beyond that supported by our sponsors.