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Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy
April 25, 2016 - April 27, 2016
The Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy is designed for upper-division undergrads, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and faculty working in food and agriculture-related fields.
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 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.