Food, Ag and Health Entrepreneurship Academy Tuesday, February 6, 7:30am – Thursday, February 8, 2018, 9pm
Food, Ag and Health Entrepreneurship Academy
Room:AGR Hall
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Conferences and Symposia, Food and Agriculture, Workshops and Training
Presented by:Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Sponsored by:College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences / Innovation Institute for Food and Health

The Food, Ag + Health Entrepreneurship Academy is the premier academic program for commercializing innovations in food and agriculture. It is a springboard for moving research out of the lab and into the world.

The academy combines focused lectures, practical exercises, networking sessions and hands-on experiences in an innovative format to help you explore how your research can make a broader impact in industry, the marketplace and the world. You’ll learn to identify market needs and opportunities, develop a network of experts to support your venture—and create agriculture ‘food chain’ clusters of innovation.

The 2018 academy is a collaboration co-sponsored by the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the​ Innovation Institute for Food and Health and the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


  • An intensive opportunity to explore the market opportunities surrounding your ideas and your research.
  • Daily seminars and interactive sessions taught by leading investors, industry executives, entrepreneurs and university faculty.
  • The tools to communicate the broader potential of your research.
  • Evening mentoring sessions with industry executives and investors.

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