Category: News

Discover the latest life changing breakthroughs now within our reach, and hear directly from the faculty and tech pioneers of the Bruin community making them happen.

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2nd Annual FuturizeX Student Challenge

By the FuturizeX team

Kicking off the new year on January 26th, we awarded three student innovators in the 2nd Annual Student Challenge. The challenge asked undergraduate and graduate students at UCLA to submit a new and amazing idea for an invention or technology to address a problem in Los Angeles. The grand prize? $4,000, a Google Daydream Virtual Reality…

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UCLA Students Bridge Campus Gap Between Sciences and Humanities with New Cross-Discipline Agency

By Mihir Mathur ’19, Co-Founder of Creative Labs

Connecting people passionate and skilled in different fields brings a multitude of creative ideas to life – it’s this premise that inspired a handful of UCLA students from the Bruin Entrepreneurs Club to create Creative Labs, a new platform that connects UCLA students from both north and south campus together who are passionate about technology, design, entrepreneurship,…

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Congratulations to SpaceX – Bruins, Now It’s Your Turn…

By the FuturizeX team

Last year, Student Challenge winners, Jonathan Massachi, Sohom Paul, and Mitchell Zia, had the amazing opportunity to explore SpaceX HQ and witness the future of space travel first hand. Today, our partners at SpaceX unveiled their Interplanetary Transport System, a system putting Mars, for the first time ever, within our reach. Bruins, now it’s your turn. Here are a…

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The 2nd Annual Student Challenge is Now Open

By the FuturizeX team

On Sept. 20th, we invited students out to grab a t-shirt, travel to another world in seconds with our virtual reality headset, and sign-up for our 2nd annual FuturizeX Student Challenge that is now officially open to submissions. Over 300+ students registered within just a few hours! Bruins, are you a problem solver? A creative…

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Celebrating 50 Years of Star Trek

By the FuturizeX team

Star Trek introduced a future full of possibilities. At our Future of Medicine Forum, attendees got a glimpse of the technology making those possibilities a reality with the Qualcomm Tricoder XPRIZE, a mobile, wireless, user-friendly medical device that can accurately diagnose 15 medical conditions. That’s right. Healthcare diagonsis when you need it, wherever you need it.…

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TechCrunch Rolls in for a Los Angeles Meet Up

By the FuturizeX team

You know the Los Angeles Tech Scene has arrived when the Crunch Wagon rolls in for an L.A. meet up. We all hustled in Wednesday night into WeWork’s brand new Culver City location, where we had an amazing time mixing and mingling with TechCrunch writers, up and coming startups, and entrepreneurs within the growing L.A.…

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Tomorrow’s Innovations. At Your Fingertips.

By the FuturizeX team

FuturizeX is bringing together the leading minds and tech pioneers from UCLA, XPRIZE, and the greater Los Angeles area. Whether you are interested in learning about a UCLA professor making the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, a UCLA student developing innovative new treatment therapies in the field of health, or a UCLA alum involved in a next-generation tech…

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