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Innovation at the Edge: Focus on Food

UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Innovation at the Edge: Focus on Food

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How is the entrepreneurship ecosystem at UC Davis creating new opportunities for agriculture, food, foodies and beyond?

Join us for an evening of networking, tasting and innovation. You'll meet UC Davis innovators whose entrepreneurial spirit and collaborations are changing what we eat and how we look at food.

5:30 p.m.
Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres as you visit cocktail tables highlighting UC Davis-related food entrepreneurs and researchers.

6:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion: "The Food Innovation Network"
Moderated by Cleveland Justis

Panelists include:

  • Jaleh Daie, Manging Partner, Aurora Equity
  • David Mills, Professor, UC Davis Departments of Food Science & Technology and Viticulture & Enology /  Co-Founder, Evolve Biosystems / Co-Founder, MicroTrek Inc.
  • Julie Morris, Director of Technology Innovation, World Food Center
  • Harold Schmitz, Chief Science Officer, Mars, Incorporated / Art and Carlyse Ciocca Visiting Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
  • Marcus Seiden, Founding Partner, COO/CFO at JARDESCA California Aperitiva / Alumni, UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Co-hosted by:

  • UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • UC Davis World Food Center

With support from:

  • UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • SYPartners
  • WilmerHale
Have questions about Innovation at the Edge: Focus on Food? Contact UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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