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East Bay Facts


Separating local data out of a 2010 Clean Edge study, it turns out the East Bay has more green job activity and promise of future green job creation than anywhere else in the Bay Area – which leads the nation.


Independent of the rest of the Bay Area the East Bay would be the nation’s 5th largest biotechnology cluster.


The East Bay is the birthplace of the biotechnology industry.


Counting just our three National Laboratories and the University of California, Berkeley, annual public sector spending on R&D is close to $3 billion. Including annual venture capital it is often over $4 billion.


The East Bay is home to the largest workforce in the Bay Area.


The East Bay has a labor pool with a higher percentage of college graduates than Massachusetts, Texas, or the nation as a whole.


Companies in the East Bay enjoy proximity to UC Berkeley’s graduate research institution, rated #1 in the nation for several decades in a row.


The East Bay is the transportation center for northern California and a regional hub for air freight throughout the country.


One rating service ranks the East Bay’s climate as #1 in the nation.


The East Bay is a national leader in biotechnology, medical devices, alternative energy, energy storage and many other technology development areas.

2015 East Bay Book of Lists


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Upcoming Events

FebruaryFebTBD
2015
East Bay Broadband Consortium Summit
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St, #290, Oakland

Join us in getting ready for a “Year of Action” at the East Bay Broadband Consortium Summit. Hear from elected leaders, telecommunications leaders and others on opportunities ahead in 2015 for progress on broadband policy and infrastructure in the East Bay and statewide.

http://bit.ly/EBBCSummit2015

 

FebruaryFebTBD
2015
East Bay Broadband Consortium Summit
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 9th St, #290, Oakland

Join us in getting ready for a "Year of Action" at the East Bay Broadband Consortium Summit. Hear from elected officials, telecommunications leaders and others on opportunities ahead in 2015 for progress on broadband policy and infrastructure in the East Bay and statewide. 

http://bit.ly/EBBCSummit2015

 

FebruaryFeb19
2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fox Theater Oakland, 1807 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland CA 94612

The purpose of East Bay EDA’s East Bay Innovation Awards ceremony is to celebrate and raise awareness of the tremendous innovation occurring in the East Bay region. As a distinct part of the greater Bay Area, the event seeks to promote the East Bay’s unique innovation assets – technological, scientific, and cultural. The target audience for the event include approximately 400 regional and global leaders in business, science & technology, education, arts and government.

Click below to register on Event Brite and purchase tickets:

https://ebinnovationawards2015.eventbrite.com