University of California, Davis
The University of California, Davis (UC Davis), is one of the 10 campuses of the University of California System, one of the most prestigious public academic institutions in the United States. Inaugurated in March 1905, it emerged with a clear emphasis on agriculture, a tradition places it today as Nº 1 worldwide in research and training in agriculture, forestry and veterinary medicine. Currently, UC Davis covers different areas of knowledge and forms the new generations of professional excellence.
Located near the city of Sacramento (capital of the State of California), it is the stage for the interaction of around 40 thousand students, 4,736 academics and a team of 17,400 administrators, whom drive the generation of advanced knowledge and innovation to serve the needs of society. With strong research programs in life sciences, UC Davis is considered one of the economic pillars of California, with an sponsored funding for research of around $850 million dollars a year, a diverse portfolio of active patents and innovative support programs for technology-based entrepreneurship.