The Center for Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship
CFIE promotes educational, research, and outreach programs with the goal of contributing to a food system that is innovative, just, transparent, efficient, and sustainable.
Find out about our Food Entrepreneurship Concentration and other graduate programs
View our NEW Minor, Immersive Study, and additional undergraduate programs
View current news and our new Alumni News page to see SCU graduates making their mark in the Bay Area and beyond.
We are now accepting applications for our 2024 Spring Break Immersion Program to Ecuador. Explore Ecuador and engage with a new generation of leaders and entrepreneurs pioneering sustainable regeneration in agriculture, business, and education.
Click here or scan QRC for more information and to apply. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2023. For additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CFIE Sponsored Research
Over the course of the past fifty years and counting CFIE has sponsored and supported research into food and the food industry. This research has explored unique avenues of the food industry ranging from food security and food case studies to climate change impacts on smallholder farmers and food waste. Furthermore this research and the faculty CFIE supports comes from across the school including the Leavey School of Business, the department of Environment Studies and Environmental Science, and the School of Engineering.
Examining Food Security and Soveriegnty among Bronco students.
Creating a dashboard that represents current and immediate need for food assistance at the zip code level in Silicon Valley.
Coﬀee, Cooperatives, and Covid-19: A Case Study of Indigenous Farmers Leveraging Coﬀee Roasted-at-Origin to Capture Greater Value.
Analyzing on average and future climate changes in northern Nicaragua to develop a new app.