UCDavis |Davis, CA | April 25-27, 2016
The Ag Entrepreneurship Academy and is the premiere 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 academy is taught by investors, entrepreneurs, university faculty, and industry experts who serve as mentors and guest speakers. You’ll gain the knowledge and networks needed to develop the commercial potential of your research or idea.
The 2016 Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy is co-sponsored by the World Food Center.
THE ACADEMY INCLUDES:
- 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 and entrepreneurs.
- The tools to communicate the broader potential of your research.
- Evening mentoring sessions with industry executives and investors.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, April 18, 2016