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(Farm Progress) Innovative program gives ag startups a boost
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The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory are partnering with the Danforth Center to fund their first cohort of agtech startups. The program has the potential to bridge the funding gap between discovery and commercialization.
(Farm Progress) Innovative program gives ag startups a boost, The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory are partnering with the Danforth Center to fund their first cohort of agtech startups. The program has the potential to bridge the funding gap between discovery and commercialization. READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
(St. Louis Business Journal) Agtech Startup Benson Hill Raises $7 Million
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Benson Hill is focused on photosynthesis as a pathway to improving crop production.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Agtech Startup Benson Hill Raises $7 Million, Benson Hill Biosystems, an agtech startup operating out of the Helix Center in St. Louis County, has raised $7.3 million from a group of investors led by Middleland Capital, a Washington, D.C., venture capital firm that focuses on agriculture companies. Other investors in the round include Mercury Fund, Prelude, to improving crop production. The money will be used to fund field trials and other product development
(EQ) One Day To Sell STL: 12 Israel AgTech Companies Visit St. Louis on Spring Delegation
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(EQ) On March 6, 12 AgTech companies from Israel landed in St. Louis for a day-long dive into all things startup.
(EQ) One Day To Sell STL: 12 Israel AgTech Companies Visit St. Louis on Spring Delegation, On March 6, 12 AgTech companies from Israel landed in St. Louis for a day-long dive into all things startup. The delegation was organized by Global STL, a project of BioSTL, in partnership with the Government of Israel Economic Mission and BIRD Foundation (the Israel‐U.S. Binational Research & Development Fund). The goal? To impress upon these innovative companies the opportunities available to them
Welcome Home Kit! A Tribute Dinner for Kit Bond.
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      Proceeds will benefit the Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Distinguished Lecture Series which will be a permanently endowed fund at the University of Missouri System, and will provide a forum for nationally and internationally recogniz ...
Welcome Home Kit! A Tribute Dinner for Kit Bond., Proceeds will benefit the Christopher S. “Kit” Bond Distinguished Lecture Series which will be a permanently endowed fund at the University of Missouri System, and will provide a forum for nationally and internationally recognized leaders to explore issues of contemporary significance that impact economic, science, political and security policy. If interested in hosting an event at the Danforth Center visit http
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Merger Puts Spotlight on Monsanto's Charitable Giving
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“Yes, Monsanto has been a terrific supporter over the years, but we receive support from a whole host of companies including Monsanto’s competitors,” said Sam Fiorello, chief operating officer at the Danforth Center. “I’m optimistic that we won’t see any significant negative impacts of this,” he said of the region.
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Merger Puts Spotlight on Monsanto's Charitable Giving, For decades, Monsanto and its charitable fund have funneled millions of dollars into communities and education programs in St. Louis and around the world. The company’s name adorns the buildings of many prominent local institutions such as the Missouri Botanical Garden’s research facility, the St. Louis Zoo’s Insectarium and Education Gallery, and various facilities at the area’s universities. Most recently
(CBS St. Louis) Nixon Signs Law to Create Science Jobs, Despite Problem with Fine Print
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November 9, 2011 6:30 PM ST. LOUIS–(KMOX) –Missouri Governor Nixon signs a bill into law to help create more science jobs in the state — despite uncertainty about whether he has the statutory authority to do so. The governor signed the Missouri Scie ...
exist. “In the first part of February we will begin setting aside and putting into the fund the dollars outlined in this legislation,” Nixon said, “That will begin that fund operating. We’re also going, to begin putting dollars into that fund.” Nixon signed the bill into law at the Danforth Plant Science
(St. Louis Today) County to open site for bioscience startups
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By Tim Bryant   A small office building St. Louis County bought in March will become the Helix Center, a $7.5 million incubator for new businesses in the region's bioscience industry. The center, scheduled for completion early next year, wil ...
on Tuesday along with formation of the Helix Fund to provide about $1.5 million for emerging plant, from the county Economic Council. Helix Fund money will come from casino tax receipts through the county’s port authority. The fund will lend money to small- and medium-sized companies expanding
New Challenge from Danforth Center for New Solutions
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Donors will match Gifts to Resolve Global Issues  ST. LOUIS, MO, June 1, 2011 – The largest independent plant research center in the world, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, is looking to current and new Center donors to accelerate the missi ...
to accelerate the mission of improving the human condition through plant science with a new challenge fund, the "Mission Accelerates Challenge Fund." Through December 31, this special incentive will provide, Challenge Fund’ donors are visionary people who stand ready to match new and increased annual fund
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center awarded $1 million research grant
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The National Science Foundation has awarded the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center a $1 million grant to study plant development and fund education and outreach programs in St. Louis. 
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Danforth Center awarded $1 million research grant, The National Science Foundation has awarded the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center a $1 million grant to study plant development and fund education and outreach programs in St. Louis. Funded by the grant, the Danforth Center in Creve Coeur will partner with professor Martin Yanofsky at the University of California, San Diego, for research on gene regulatory networks that control plant growth and development
(St. Louis Business Journal) Bioscience company with St. Louis ties to present at Ag Innovation Showcase
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The Ag Innovation Showcase at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, which attracts some of the biggest names technology and bioscience, isn’t until September. But the list of startup companies set to present to investors has officially been released.
Corporation’s Missouri Innovation, Development and Entrepreneurshi Advancement (IDEA) Fund as well as further investments from the BioGenerator and the Helix Fund. Benson Hill will present