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As Seen on TV: California-Made Gift Guide

As Seen on TV – Need some gift-giving inspiration? Find California-made gift ideas for your friends, family, and loved ones here.  Blue Diamond Almonds | Manufactured in Sacramento, CA Find them here. OV Cornhole | Manufactured in El Dorado, CA Find them here....

Manufacturing Minute: UC Berkeley Teams Up With NASA

Find out what's happening in California's manufacturing industry on this week's Manufacturing Minute with Ananda Rochita. ⚙️ BP Pulse Makes a Historic Deal with Tesla ⚙️ UC Berkeley Teams Up With NASA ⚙️ Women Making California Award Nominations open Nov. 15...


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Upstream process development in a high throughput automated bioreactor system.

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Coolest Thing Made in California COMPETITION

There are over 30,000 manufacturers in California – which means a lot of cool products are made here in the Golden State. But what is the Coolest Thing Made in California?