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IEDC 2018 Annual Report: Cultivating Diversity. Harvesting Success.

In 2018, Indiana's agbioscience sector showed the world why the Hoosier state is primed to yield a strong bounty for years to come. Manufacturing. Logistics. Agriculture. These are the stalwarts of the Hoosier economy. And certainly, they aren't going anywhere. In fact, they're evolving right along with the economy itself, developing new technologies and even [...]

February 5th, 2019|

AgriNovus Indiana adds statewide agbioscience leaders to Board of Directors and Innovation Council

New directors are from Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation and Ivy Tech Community College; North American seed leader, AgReliant Genetics, joins Innovation Council INDIANAPOLIS (January 29, 2019) — AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to promote and accelerate the growth of the agbiosciences sector, has added two new members to its board of directors: Alan Tio, CEO, Kosciusko Economic [...]

January 30th, 2019|

FFA Blue 365 Challenge: Sponsored by Microsoft

Technology and agriculture? Yes! Help your students learn about precision agriculture and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies with a Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kit. The National FFA Organization is pleased to announce an opportunity to win two Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits for your local FFA chapter. The kit is an easy-to-use solution that includes preconfigured Microsoft Azure cloud services and a Raspberry Pi with soil moisture, light, ambient temperature, and [...]

January 17th, 2019|

8 Ag Tech Start-Ups Worth Watching in 2019

As you look across the ag tech landscape, the number of companies vying for farmers’ attention seems to continuously be on the rise. It’s also creating fatigue. “Farmers are being inundated with ag tech solutions,” says Seana Day, who serves as a Partner at Better Food Ventures. “One thing we’ve noticed in the last year or so is how much fatigue [...]

January 16th, 2019|

Most Innovative Meetings 2018: #12 National FFA Convention & Expo

A dedicated space introduced students to agriculture, business, and technology. Each year the agriculture industry gets more technological and the National FFA Organization wants to stay ahead of the curve. For Mandy Hazlett, the organization’s senior event manager, this year’s 91st National FFA Convention & Expo, held October 24 to 27 in Indianapolis, brought [...]

January 16th, 2019|

Idea Co-op Co-working Space, Powered by NineStar Connect, Opens in Hancock County

GREENFIELD, Ind., Jan. 15, 2019 -- Entrepreneurs, innovators and remote employees looking for a state-of-the-art co-working space with plenty of indoor facilities and outdoor acreage, have a new resource in Hancock County. Idea Co-op powered by NineStar Connect, a collaborative idea and technology co-working center located on 36 acres in Greenfield, has opened and already is hosting tenants and events. Idea Co-op [...]

January 15th, 2019|

Purdue plant science startups receive $100,000 in investments

Learn more about the Ag-Celerator™ Fund from John Hanak, Managing Director of Purdue Ventures and Entrepreneur in Residence at Purdue Foundry on our AG+BIO+SCIENCE Podcast. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Ag-Celerator Fund has announced that it is investing $100,000 in two plant science startups: Heliponix LLC, which is developing coffee machine-like pods that can grow produce [...]

January 14th, 2019|

Purdue hits startup milestone with 200+ startups, $350 million funding in five years, nine acquired for $2.3+ billion

Video of student startup Helioponix, a company that uses fully automated aeroponic appliance that can grow clean produce using an in-home greenhouse that creates perfect climate conditions for a variety of crops, including spinach, cilantro, arugula and among others. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (January 10, 2019) – Purdue University hit a milestone in startup creation in 2018 with 223 [...]

January 11th, 2019|

Indiana Firms Invited to Submit Innovative Projects in Agbiosciences, Cybersecurity

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2019) – The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) and the Israel Innovation Authority have issued the first call for proposals as part of the organizations’ collaborative effort to propel innovation through private sector partnerships, inviting Indiana and Israeli businesses to submit joint research projects focused on developing high-tech solutions in agbiosciences and cybersecurity. Indiana companies interested in [...]

January 8th, 2019|

Top 3 Initiatives for Northeast Indiana’s Business Development Team in 2019

Top 3 Initiatives Focused on Supporting Target Industries With the New Year upon us, the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s business development team continues to assess and evaluate 2018’s work while charging forward toward 2019 goals. In 2018, three new companies, Rural Sourcing, EnviroKure, and Samson Exhaust, committed over $14 million in capital investments and 193 new jobs to our region. The business development [...]

January 4th, 2019|

MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com

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IEDC 2018 Annual Report: Cultivating Diversity. Harvesting Success.

In 2018, Indiana's agbioscience sector showed the world why the Hoosier state is primed to yield a strong bounty for years to come. Manufacturing. Logistics. Agriculture. These are the stalwarts of the Hoosier economy. And certainly, they aren't going anywhere. In fact, they're evolving right along with the economy itself, developing new technologies and even [...]

February 5th, 2019|

AgriNovus Indiana adds statewide agbioscience leaders to Board of Directors and Innovation Council

New directors are from Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation and Ivy Tech Community College; North American seed leader, AgReliant Genetics, joins Innovation Council INDIANAPOLIS (January 29, 2019) — AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s initiative to promote and accelerate the growth of the agbiosciences sector, has added two new members to its board of directors: Alan Tio, CEO, Kosciusko Economic [...]

January 30th, 2019|

FFA Blue 365 Challenge: Sponsored by Microsoft

Technology and agriculture? Yes! Help your students learn about precision agriculture and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies with a Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kit. The National FFA Organization is pleased to announce an opportunity to win two Microsoft FarmBeats Student Kits for your local FFA chapter. The kit is an easy-to-use solution that includes preconfigured Microsoft Azure cloud services and a Raspberry Pi with soil moisture, light, ambient temperature, and [...]

January 17th, 2019|

8 Ag Tech Start-Ups Worth Watching in 2019

As you look across the ag tech landscape, the number of companies vying for farmers’ attention seems to continuously be on the rise. It’s also creating fatigue. “Farmers are being inundated with ag tech solutions,” says Seana Day, who serves as a Partner at Better Food Ventures. “One thing we’ve noticed in the last year or so is how much fatigue [...]

January 16th, 2019|

Most Innovative Meetings 2018: #12 National FFA Convention & Expo

A dedicated space introduced students to agriculture, business, and technology. Each year the agriculture industry gets more technological and the National FFA Organization wants to stay ahead of the curve. For Mandy Hazlett, the organization’s senior event manager, this year’s 91st National FFA Convention & Expo, held October 24 to 27 in Indianapolis, brought [...]

January 16th, 2019|

Idea Co-op Co-working Space, Powered by NineStar Connect, Opens in Hancock County

GREENFIELD, Ind., Jan. 15, 2019 -- Entrepreneurs, innovators and remote employees looking for a state-of-the-art co-working space with plenty of indoor facilities and outdoor acreage, have a new resource in Hancock County. Idea Co-op powered by NineStar Connect, a collaborative idea and technology co-working center located on 36 acres in Greenfield, has opened and already is hosting tenants and events. Idea Co-op [...]

January 15th, 2019|

Purdue plant science startups receive $100,000 in investments

Learn more about the Ag-Celerator™ Fund from John Hanak, Managing Director of Purdue Ventures and Entrepreneur in Residence at Purdue Foundry on our AG+BIO+SCIENCE Podcast. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue Ag-Celerator Fund has announced that it is investing $100,000 in two plant science startups: Heliponix LLC, which is developing coffee machine-like pods that can grow produce [...]

January 14th, 2019|

Purdue hits startup milestone with 200+ startups, $350 million funding in five years, nine acquired for $2.3+ billion

Video of student startup Helioponix, a company that uses fully automated aeroponic appliance that can grow clean produce using an in-home greenhouse that creates perfect climate conditions for a variety of crops, including spinach, cilantro, arugula and among others. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (January 10, 2019) – Purdue University hit a milestone in startup creation in 2018 with 223 [...]

January 11th, 2019|

Indiana Firms Invited to Submit Innovative Projects in Agbiosciences, Cybersecurity

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2019) – The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) and the Israel Innovation Authority have issued the first call for proposals as part of the organizations’ collaborative effort to propel innovation through private sector partnerships, inviting Indiana and Israeli businesses to submit joint research projects focused on developing high-tech solutions in agbiosciences and cybersecurity. Indiana companies interested in [...]

January 8th, 2019|

Top 3 Initiatives for Northeast Indiana’s Business Development Team in 2019

Top 3 Initiatives Focused on Supporting Target Industries With the New Year upon us, the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s business development team continues to assess and evaluate 2018’s work while charging forward toward 2019 goals. In 2018, three new companies, Rural Sourcing, EnviroKure, and Samson Exhaust, committed over $14 million in capital investments and 193 new jobs to our region. The business development [...]

January 4th, 2019|

The FFA and the Future of Agribusiness

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

FoodSafe Seminar

May 2 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

NextGen Expo

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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MEDIA INQUIRIES:

Libby Fritz
317.238.2460
lfritz@agrinovusindiana.com