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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
(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
(St. Louis Business Journal) Indian Agtech Company to Open U.S. Headquarters in St. Louis
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Lacgene Technologies will establish its U.S. headquarters at the Helix Center Biotech Incubator.
(St. Louis Business Journal) Indian Agtech Company to Open U.S. Headquarters in St. Louis, Lacgene Technologies, an Indian agtech company that uses nanotechnology and genetics to help farmers, will establish its U.S. headquarters at the Helix Center Biotech Incubator in Creve Coeur. A formal announcement is expected before the end of the year. In St. Louis, the company will operate under the name Blue Orb Solutions and create 30 new jobs. Blue Orb will begin operating here in January
(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
(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 Ventures, Prolog Ventures, Alexandria Venture Investments, Cultivation Capital, TechAccel, Missouri