UC Berkeley, SKS Partners unveil proposed 36-acre R&D hub in the Silicon Valley at NASA’s Ames Research Center
A joint venture between the University of California, Berkeley, and San Francisco–based SKS Partners unveiled Berkeley Space Center at NASA Research Park, a planned 36-acre innovation hub in the heart of Silicon Valley. As envisioned, the multiphase development would accelerate the area’s existing innovation ecosystem, catalyzing deeper collaboration between the private, academic and governmental sectors. The joint venture is dedicated to identifying, incubating and launching technological breakthroughs across a diverse set of fields including astronautics, quantum computing, climate studies and the social sciences.
Located in NASA’s Ames Research Center’s NASA Research Park, Berkeley Space Center would be designed from the ground up and is expected to generate considerable employment opportunities, including more than 6,000 advanced R&D positions.
Berkeley Space Center’s proposed master plan currently features 1.4 million square feet of class A office an