Thirty-five undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty from UC Davis and industry participated in the 2015 Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy, held April 21-23. This intensive business development program is offered to scientists and engineers who want to identify, design and validate business opportunities for their research.
The annual Ignite conference provides MBA and graduate science and engineering students with a chance to meet and learn from some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the Bay Area. The event was hosted by the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
Forty-five UC Davis faculty, students and researchers participated in our Biomedical and Engineering Entrepreneurship Academy, July 9-11, 2014. The academy was jointly sponsored by the UC Davis School of Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Engineering, Office of Research, and the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Our first Bay Area event, Innovation at the Edge, was dedicated to breakthroughs—with inspiring stories of innovators and entrepreneurs in the UC Davis community. The event was held in the amazing Autodesk Gallery in downtown San Francisco.
Graduate School of Management Dean Steven C. Currall and institute founder Andrew Hargadon discussed insights from their work showing the importance of networks of support to aspiring entrepreneurs.
UC Davis alumnus Benjamin Wang says winning the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition this year has been a boon for NeVap, Inc., the medical device startup he founded that has patented a potentially life-saving device that prevents hospital-acquired infections.
The annual Ignite conference provides MBA and graduate science and engineering students with a chance to meet and learn from some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the Bay Area.