Who We are
AgStart is a nonprofit organization that supports Ag|Food|Health entrepreneurs commercialize innovative technologies for a better future.
What We do
We provide entrepreneurs in our Northern California Region with tools for success.
Our facility, The Lab@AgStart, is located in downtown Woodland, California. The space features:
The Lab@AgStart is the largest wet-lab incubator for startup companies in California’s Central Valley region!
Interested in joining us? Contact us to learn more.
COMING SOON: In January 2023, The Lab@AgStart will open a new wing brining fermentation and tissue culture capacities and more than doubling its space.
Since founding in 2012, AgStart has helped hundreds of innovators and startups in the Ag|Food|Health space. Since The Lab@AgStart opened in May 2021, the 10 startup companies occupying the incubator space have created 24 new full-time professional jobs and attracted $45 million in private capital!
The companies and organizations listed below represent some of the entrepreneurs bringing innovation to Ag|Food|Health in our region.
AgStart is part of our region’s thriving innovation ecosystem. Our network-centric model supports the explosive and impactful growth of innovation in our region and in this sector.
As one example, AgStart is a member of the UC Davis (DRIVE™) Network, which gives university-associated innovators and startups facilitated access to a network of business incubators offering work space, lab space, and equipment.