39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Meet Our IN2 Cohort: Intrinsyx Bio
Intrinsyx Bio has an idea to help more plants make use of gaseous nitrogen, which could translate into major benefits for farmers and our environment.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Meet Our IN2 Cohort: SolGro
SolGro’s team aims to make controlled environment farming more efficient, giving growers the power to use fewer resources to grow more plants.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
NSF REU Internships Create Opportunity for Young Scientists
Meet the REU NSF interns that are spending their summer at the Danforth Center, building new skills and gaining hands-on lab experiences.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Meet our IN2 cohort: Aker
Orlando Saez, CEO and co-founder of Aker, has a vision for a new technology that can help farmers get information about pests and diseases quickly and accurately.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Meet Our IN2 Cohort: RNAissance Ag
The need for new pest management technologies that are effective, affordable, and sustainable to the environment and human health is urgent and widespread. Bala Venkata of RNAissance Ag believes he has a solution.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A Big Idea with a Bigger Impact
On Thursday, March 7, three teams of Danforth Center scientists presented their big ideas for addressing environmental and agriculture challenges. Learn more about the inspiration behind the winning team’s big idea and the impact it could have on the world.
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Improving Food Security Through Innovation
Nigerian farmers are anticipating larger harvests of cowpea, popularly known as “beans”, in the very near future thanks to the efforts of public sector research institutes and donors dedicated to improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
Friday, March 01, 2019
The Danforth Center is partnering with Wells Fargo as they expand their Innovation Incubator (IN2) to fund, research and commercialize new technologies that can reduce the agriculture industry's carbon footprint, energy and water consumption.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Creating Community With Taproot Podcast
Ivan Baxter and Liz Haswell are using their podcast, Taproot, to create an inclusive community for young plant scientists.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
The Quest to Improve Nutritional Value in Key Crops
Narayanan, a research manager at the Danforth Center, has built his career on studying edible crops that impact lives and improve plates.