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Berkeley Lab is building on its strong legacy of innovation and partnerships by reaching out to researchers in the private and public sectors with a call for collaboration. Whatever the size of your idea or organization, from start-up to multinational, we invite you to explore partnership opportunities with us!

Our Mission

The mission of the Strategic Partnerships Office is to help potential partners and Lab researchers identify collaborative opportunities and form strategic partnerships. These partnerships enable access to the Lab’s expertise, capabilities and facilities as we work together to address the world’s most critical energy and environment challenges.

R&D Focus Areas

Biosciences

Berkeley Lab’s Biosciences Area is a leader in the advancement of biological science relevant to national-scale challenges in energy, environment, health, biomanufacturing, and technology development. LEARN MORE

Computing Sciences

The Computing Sciences Area achieves breakthrough impacts across several scientific domains through the discovery and use of advanced computational and mathematical methods and systems that are accessible to the broad science community. LEARN MORE

Energy Sciences

Researchers in the Energy Sciences Area seek technological solutions to major energy-related challenges that impact not only the global economy but our planet. LEARN MORE

Energy Technologies

Researchers in the Energy Technologies Area (ETA) perform analysis, research, and development in a wide range of topics to improve infrastructure and maximize cost savings. LEARN MORE

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Berkeley Lab’s Biosciences Area is a leader in the Berkeley Lab’s Earth & Environmental Sciences Area (EESA) is a premier Earth sciences research organization. LEARN MORE

Physical Sciences

The Physical Sciences Area explores the fundamental forces and particles of matter from deep inside atoms to the farthest edges of the universe. LEARN MORE

Latest News

Berkeley Lab Part of Multi-Institutional Team Awarded $60M for Solar Fuels Research

July 30, 2020

New partnership between DOE national labs and universities builds on JCAP’s advances in artificial photosynthesis, renewable fuels

ExxonMobil collaborates on discovery of new material to enhance carbon capture technology

July 24, 2020

Scientists from ExxonMobil, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have discovered a new material that could capture more than 90 percent of CO2 emitted from industrial sources, such as natural gas-fired power plants, using low-temperature steam, requiring less energy for the overall carbon capture process.

Scaling Up Science During a Global-Scale Emergency

July 07, 2020

Berkeley Lab’s biomanufacturing experts are helping biotech companies ramp up production of new COVID-19 testing and treatment technologies

Energy Department Welcomes 20 Innovators to Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs

July 06, 2020

the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the latest cohorts in its Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs.

Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy

March 30, 2020

Berkeley Lab to develop innovative technologies to make offshore wind and natural gas storage more reliable

Innovation XLab Biomanufacturing Summit

January 30, 2020

On January 28-29, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) hosted the InnovationXLab Biomanufacturing Summit: An exclusive event aimed at showcasing how U.S. industry can leverage the world-leading bioscience assets and capabilities of the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories.

New $100M Innovation Hub to Accelerate R&D for a Secure Water Future

September 23, 2019

The National Alliance for Water Innovation, which is led by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has been awarded a five-year, $100-million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by DOE to address water security issues in the United States.