Seed Central
about Seed Central
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Plant and Seed Sciences Partnership Program


Services for all members

Student program

- Internships & jobs

- Student Forum

- shadowing days
- meeting an executive
- field trips
- mentorship program
- grand prize internships
- workshops
Veg RD Forum
CoRe Lab project
Regional resources
Resources for companies wishing to establish a presence in the region
Learn more
the seed industry in California
recent events at the core of Seed Central
Founding members
UC Davis
Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis
Seed Central companies are hiring

If you are about to graduate,
or otherwise looking for employment,
you will find a wide range of ag + seed
industry job & internship offers
on the SeedQuest website at www.seedquest.com/jobs.php

About Seed Central

Seed Central is a public-private partnership.
Its purpose is to energize the seed and agbiotech industry cluster surrounding UC Davis and to contribute to the economic development in the region and beyond.

Seed Central facilitates communication & research collaboration between the seed and agbiotech industry and UC Davis in order to bring science to market faster.

UC Davis is a world leader in seed, plant and agricultural sciences. Some 100 seed and seed-related companies are located near UC Davis and benefit greatly from its proximity, but the influence of UC Davis extends throughout the USA and far beyond.

Established in 2010, Seed Central is an initiative of the Seed Biotechnology Center at UC Davis and SeedQuest, joined by a growing number of companies and organizations in the global seed and agbiotech industry.

Read the article about Seed Central in CSA News, official magazine for members of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.

  • reinforce the collaboration between university and industry in the region,

  • bring science to market faster to strengthen university and industry,

  • facilitate research collaboration and IP
    & technology transfer,

  • attract innovative companies to the region,

  • get talented individuals to view UC Davis as a great place for advanced degrees and the Seed Central region as a prime location for exciting careers, 

  • strengthen for all participants the benefits of operating within a dynamic and innovative industry cluster,

  • ensure that the region retains its preeminence in the rapidly growing field of competing seed and agbiotech hubs.


Click HERE to register to attend online

Thursday, January 27, 2022

6th Innovators
Showcase @ UC Davis
Online edition

startups and innovative companies
in ag and food, from seed to health

8:00 - 9:00 AM Pacific time: 1st pitch session, with 20 presentations

1:00 - 2:00 PM Pacific time: 2nd pitch session, with 20 presentations

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