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Global Food Systems

Global Food Systems
Kansas State University
227 Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-4008



Innovation is the key ingredient to solving the food challenges of the coming decades. Finding new ways for business, government and universities to partner is essential given the scope of this global opportunity.

Leveraging the assets of a major university that has decades of experience in providing programs around the world provides a competitive advantage for any business.

Kansas State University experts conduct world-class research throughout the food value chain, and the university is one of the world’s leading research universities in global food systems. We seek to be a preferred resource for companies worldwide.

We can provide access to expertise and can help develop a human capital pipeline to businesses. We're interested in developing an intellectual property pipeline with companies that can benefit both the university and the business partner.

For more information about intellectual property development at Kansas State University, contact:


From talent acquisition to talent development, the right university partner can provide a depth of resources to complement internal efforts.


Every dollar invested in agricultural research creates $20 in economic activity, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (2014).