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Food

Got an idea for a delicious new food product or experience? Interested in how food intersects with culture and the environment? You've come to the right place.

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Tsai CITY resources on this topic have included intensives on topics like fermentation and food product development, foodie meet-ups, and much more. Get started.

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Explore Our 2021-2022 Annual Report

During the 2021–2022 academic year, Tsai CITY welcomed students into our sparkling, light-filled new building. Returning to in-person programming after a long hiatus was truly a cause for celebration, with staff and students alike reconnecting with enthusiasm and energy.

Projects related to Food

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Kelp It On

Bringing kelp into the western diet by designing kelp-based snacks and other food formats.

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Nombox

Empowering its users to create, share, and stream multimedia walkthroughs of their favorite recipes with cooking-oriented, digital tools.

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PEI LAN

PEI LAN is a designer womenswear brand inspired by the poetic essence of Chinese art.

Programs related to Food

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Accelerator

Advance your venture: Tsai CITY’s Accelerator, which runs every fall and spring semester, guides students and teams with innovative ideas through the process of building effective organizations, projects, and ventures through workshops, mentorship, and funding.

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Launch Pad

Test and launch your venture: the Tsai CITY Launch Pad guides students and teams with innovative ideas through the process of developing their idea and preparing to prototype, through self-paced content, coaching, and community building. 

Pathways
  • Civic Innovator Civic Innovator
  • Creative Creative
  • Entrepreneur Entrepreneur
  • Explorer Explorer
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Pathways in Innovation

Join Joe Tsai as he explores innovation at Yale, through a series of interviews with student innovators.

Pathways
  • Civic Innovator Civic Innovator
  • Creative Creative
  • Entrepreneur Entrepreneur
  • Explorer Explorer
  • Intrapreneur Intrapreneur