AMENA Center for Entrepreneurship
boot camps, programs, and events held per year
of countries from the AMENA region participate
Why UC Berkeley
Developing pathways to promote entrepreneurship and sustainable economic growth in the AMENA region requires an interdisciplinary approach. With its world-class schools and departments, and its proximity to and extensive contacts with Silicon Valley, UC Berkeley has the expertise to make a meaningful difference.
In 2021, Forbes ranked UC Berkeley as the best university in the United States.
According to US News & World Report, America’s longest standing and most widely-read university rankings, UC Berkeley:
According to Networkworld.com, UC Berkeley is the #1 University for Producing US Technology Industry CEO’s. Also according to PitchBook 2020 university rankings, UC Berkeley ranks nationally as the #1 public and second-best university in the world overall for programs that produce entrepreneurs who go on to obtain venture funding.
Establishing the Center for AI and Innovation at the AUM in Kuwait
Berkeley-AMENA designed and helped to establish the Center for AI and Innovation at the American University of the Middle East in Kuwait
Advanced Technology Training and Innovation in Palestine
Berkeley-AMENA has created a comprehensive plan for advanced technology training and innovation for Palestine
Berkeley’s Bold New Home for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Bakar BioEnginuity Hub will rent space to science-based startups, and provide campus programs for scholars and researchers