(St. Louis Business Journal) A growing innovation district: 39 North celebrates its 5th anniversary
The St. Louis based 600-acre innovation district, 39 North, is celebrating their fifth anniversary. Anchored by the Danforth Center, BRDG Park, the Helix Center Incubator, Bayer Crop Science, Benson Hill and the Yield Lab accelerator, 39 North sits at the center of it all: agriculture, bioscience, big data, geospatial technology and logistics.
Since its inception in 2017, 39 North has experienced significant growth and is home to over 1,000 plant science PhDs, more than 700 bioscience companies and has $2 billion in bioscience venture capital under local management. In the last five years, more than $64 million in infrastructure investments have been made in 39 North.