KBED Anniversary Poster

Pet Food

Pet Food R&D Showcase: October 15-17 2019

This annual event features cutting edge scientific presentations and interactive labs. This year's event explores Leveraging Science into Product Innovation. At Pet Food R&D Showcase, there is always an abundance of opportunities to network with lead suppliers, researchers, and industry colleagues. Previous topics and themes include Treats, Toppers, and Inclusions, Ancient Grains and Cereals, Pet Food Treats, and Innovations within the Pet Food industry. 

Pet Food Forum

Pet Food Forum is an annual Pet Food workshop put on by Watt Global Media in Kansas City. Save the date for the next event scheduled for April 27-29, 2020. At this three-day workshop there are opportunities to meet with industry professionals from all over the world, learn the latest pet food trends, discover new tools for success and share ideas.Kansas City, Mo. is known as the Animal Health Corridor, and the strategic location of this event will give attendees access to more than 300 animal health companies located within it. 

Pet Food Event: Advancing Global Competitiveness

This event, held April 11, 2018, showcases Kansas State University’s growing expertise in the pet food industry by providing faculty, staff and regional companies an opportunity to hear updates on pet food initiatives and participate in a discussion on how K-State can provide solutions to industry challenges. 

Petfood Showcase


Research Showcase

This event will allow attendees to find out how K-State's research strengths are aligned with their needs, can solve R&D problems and develop long-term strategies, as well as hear testimonies of successful collaborations. The last even was held on May 16, 2018 at K-State Olathe.

Information on the next Research Showcase coming soon.

Research Connections

Research Connections is an internal event that allows researchers at the university to share and present their findings to one another. This is meant to foster collaboration across disciplines and promote innovation partnerships at the Kansas State. The last Research Connections took place on November 7, 2017.