Twelve early stage food and agriculture entrepreneurs will take the stage to share their innovation commercialization stories at Ag Innovation Showcase in Davis on May 8 and 9. These companies offer solutions to problems in high value crop cultivation, animal production, and food technologies in the areas of: food safety, food value and nutrition, animal health, and precision/digital agriculture.
Presenting companies, and the problems they are solving through innovative technologies include:
|Company||Problem area||Technology area|
|Afingen, inc||Tissue specificity for crop traits||Genome editing and tissue manipulation of trait expression|
|Astrona Biotechnologies||Food contamination||Rapid pathogen detection|
|Bee Vectoring Technologies||Pest control||Nature mimicry and delivery system|
|Bonumose Biochem, LLC||Nutrition||Industrial scale enzymology|
|Heartland Farm Energy||Animal heath||Heat recovery|
|InnovaNutra||Shelf life of natural ingredients||Material and food science|
|MiraculeX||Nutrition||Ag biotech production of natural protein sweeteners|
|Resilient Biotics||Animal health||Microbiome-based therapeutics and big data|
|SnapDNA||Food contamination||Rapid pathogen detection|
|Trace Genomics||Soil health and input management||Microbiome evaluation through genomics, data science, and machine learning|
|UAV-IQ||Remote field scouting||Drones, precision imagery, and historic analysis decision service|
|WISRAN||Financial management for farms||Operations analysis software|
Read here for additional details about the Ag Innovation Showcase presented by Larta Institute and the UCDavis World Food Center, speakers, and presenting companies.