Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Cal's Energy Biosciences Institute starts move into new $130M building
The Energy Biosciences Institute has started to move into a newly finished $130 million building on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. The EBI is a $500 million public-private joint venture funded by oil company BP plc (NYSE: BP). EBI is a partnership between UC Berkeley, the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. About 300 people are moving into the building over the next six weeks. Admin staff and some laboratory programs are moving first.