The impact of COVID-19 is widespread. All companies are affected in one way or another, and all companies are looking for ways to find new business and expand their competitive advantage.  

Join the team from ZAG Technical Services, known for delivering impactful IT services and solutions, as they share how looking to the market for inspiration, led to a health check mobile app being created in less than a day, and how that generated new opportunities for their sales and marketing team. 

Chardae Heim

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) is launching an Innovating in Challenging Times webinar series to demonstrate how technological development continues to advance during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The series will feature entrepreneurs from different agtech startups who will share how the crisis has impacted their company as well as the creative methods they are implementing to move business forward.

Stephanie Metzinger

Concentric Power, a vertically integrated clean energy project developer, will be discussing the company’s approach to continued innovation and sharing the results coming out of the coronavirus crisis, during their webinar on May 7, 2020. The startup is a member of the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology.

Chardae Heim

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is now commonplace technology in food regulatory agencies. Food and environmental samples are routinely analyzed using WGS techniques. Dr. Eric Brown will discuss the impact of WGS analysis on their public health efforts, not only in outbreak investigations but also in routine monitoring and surveillance programs. This presentation will share information on how the transition to WGS methods has enhanced the ability of public health agencies to respond to risks associated with food pathogens and prevent foodborne illnesses and outbreaks.

Sonia Salas


Ag Tech

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