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Agtech: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth
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The information technology revolution has prompted flights of fancy among some observers who seem to think we have transcended the physical bounds of economic activity.  Yet even the intangible economy has an inescapable physical foundation: agriculture. 
Agtech: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth, The information technology revolution, , entrepreneurship, and productivity in agricultural technology (AgTech). The challenges facing agricultural production in the next generation are formidable, and we believe that AgTech requires higher levels, of the AgTech landscape, and where untapped opportunities may exist. The Donald Danforth Plant, core facilities gives AgTech businesses a crucial advantage toward achieving success, and its annual
(AG WEB) AgTech Flexes Its Humanitarian Side
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At the very heart of agriculture is the drive to feed the world. AgTech is enabling farmers to do this more efficiently and effectively than ever, and major investors are watching closely.
(AG WEB) AgTech Flexes Its Humanitarian Side, At the very heart of agriculture is the drive to feed the world. AgTech is enabling farmers to do this more efficiently and effectively than ever, and major investors are watching closely. Read more here., (Collection), (Collection)
(AgProfessional) White paper calls for more ‘Agtech’ investment
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The white paper, “AgTech: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth,” explores the pressures facing the global agriculture system and identifies the enormous opportunity for innovation, and associated investment, in this large ($2 trillion in farm assets) and growing economic sector.
(AgProfessional) White paper calls for more ‘Agtech’ investment, Innovations in agriculture have, during that time—sustainable agriculture technology, or “AgTech” will be not just instrumental, and challenges. Despite its potential and needed impact, AgTech has seen little investment relative to sectors, and Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. The paper contends AgTech is where entrepreneurs can step in to increase agricultural production to feed the world. The white paper, “AgTech: Challenges
Local agtech hub needs diversity, inclusion, leaders say
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39 North, St. Louis’ agtech innovation hub, should focus on community development and diversity in order to truly succeed, Danforth Center Chief Operating Officer Sam Fiorello said Tuesday at Venture Cafe’s latest program
Local agtech hub needs diversity, inclusion, leaders say, (St. Louis Business Journal) 39 North, St. Louis’ agtech innovation hub, should focus on community development and diversity in order to truly succeed, Danforth Center Chief Operating Officer Sam Fiorello said Tuesday at Venture Cafe’s latest program. Read more here, (Collection), (Collection)
(Forbes) Kauffman Report Makes The Case For AgTech Innovation & Investment
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While the nascent industry is gaining momentum, a new white paper produced by The Kauffman Foundation and Danforth Center finds that we need more investment and entrepreneurship to fuel the “Evergreen Revolution,” or sustainably produce 70 percent more food by 2050.

(Forbes) Kauffman Report Makes The Case For AgTech Innovation & Investment, Technology, of AgTech startups have developed technologies to help the agriculture industry feed our growing, percent more food by 2050. The paper, AgTech: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Growth, begins to quantify the AgTech sector – which includes integrated genetics, physical inputs, for investments in AgTech. Estimates that biofuel production will increase by 800 percent by 2050 and that food
St. Louis County Executive Unveils 39 North AgTech District
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St. Louis County will have a new AgTech innovation district to build on the area’s leadership position in this field and to attract startups and AgTech companies from around the world.
St. Louis County Executive Unveils 39 North AgTech District, St. Louis County will have a new AgTech innovation district to build on the area’s leadership position in this field and to attract startups and AgTech companies from around the world. AgTech is the overarching industry of agriculture, of foodstuffs. “In short, AgTech is about how we use our knowledge of plant science and the latest, . The goal of 39 North is to bring new AgTech jobs to St. Louis County. “St. Louis County is already
(St. Louis Business Journal) First startups named for Danforth Center/Wells Fargo agtech incubator
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The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) announced their first agtech cohort, which includes two companies that are local to St. Louis and the 39 North district. 
(St. Louis Business Journal) First startups named for Danforth Center/Wells Fargo agtech incubator, The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) announced their first agtech cohort, which includes two companies that are local to St. Louis and the 39 North district. READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
(Agri Investor) Sowing the Seed: Cultivating Relationships with Agtech Start-ups
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The chief operating officer for the Danforth Plant Science Center talks about how to attract the best start-ups from around the world, his local community seed stage and VC funding connections, and the limits to the risk his organisation can afford to take.
(Agri Investor) Sowing the Seed: Cultivating Relationships with Agtech Start-ups, By Clare Pennington January 20, 2016 Sam Fiorello is chief operating officer for the Danforth Plant Science Center, an independent research institute focused on plant science that opened in 2009 and that has attracted funding from the likes of the Gates Foundation. He is also president of the affiliated BRDG Park, by visiting Agri Investor: Sowing the seed: cultivating relationships with agtech start-ups
(The Missouri Times) House Economic Development Committee to hear from Missouri AgTech leaders
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The Danforth Center and partners attended the House Economic Development Committee hearing on supporting AgTech in Missouri. Karla Roeber, Vice President of Public and Government Affairs at the Danforth Center, spoke with The Missouri Times about our region’s bioscience innovation community.
(The Missouri Times) House Economic Development Committee to hear from Missouri AgTech leaders, The Danforth Center and partners attended the House Economic Development Committee hearing on supporting AgTech in Missouri. Karla Roeber, Vice President of Public and Government Affairs at the Danforth Center, spoke with The Missouri Times about our region’s bioscience innovation community. READ MORE, (Collection), (Collection)
Brookings Institution Recognizes St. Louis’ Successful AgTech Cluster in New Report
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Rethinking Cluster Initiatives
Brookings Institution Recognizes St. Louis’ Successful AgTech Cluster in New Report, In a new report, Rethinking Cluster Initiatives, from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, argues that initiatives to support and grow industry clusters remain a potentially powerful strategy to jumpstart local economic growth, but only if certain market and civic fundamentals are in place. In the report, from 2010 to 2014 approximately 11 new agtech companies were founded in the region. In 2016, 39 North