The Power of Networks

New, radical, disruptive ideas have long been considered the foundation of innovation; but, according to Professor Andrew Hargadon, ideas need a network to be successful.  

About Us

Become an Aggie Innovator

At the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, we believe that UC Davis students, faculty and staff have a responsibility to change the world.

And that we have a responsibility—and the tools, knowledge and expertise—to help you do just that.

We help researchers find a path to commercialization—and help students develop the entrepreneurial mindset needed to solve our world’s challenging social and economic problems.