photo of engineer in lab


Prepare to make a difference.


UC DAVIS  |  National Innovators Forum — Entrepreneurship Academy


You'll leave the academy with new knowledge, tools and network connections—and next steps for taking your research out of the lab and into the world.”

—JOE DINUNZIO|Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Join us.

Your tuition includes all course materials and educational program fees. Academy materials are provided via an online learning platform that effectively integrates course materials with real-time virtual instruction.

  • $1,500 for the five-day program

Participants who attend all sessions will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the week-long academy. 

A limited number of scholarships are available.


Engineers in the field


Civil and environmental engineers and a hydrologist collaborate on a sensor box that measures moister as part of an agricultural research project on crop irrigation undeground with a modern computerized irrigation/fertilization system. The tomato research field is a study in "fertigation," or managing water and fertilizer together to minimize groundwater contamination.