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Agbioscience leadership requires a robust entrepreneurial and early-stage company ecosystem.

Despite the innovation and creativity that has emanated from the Hoosier state, we are the first to admit that we are not widely recognized as risk-takers. That said, there is broad support for numerous initiatives across the state aimed at fostering a more entrepreneurial Hoosier culture.

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Agbioscience leadership requires a robust entrepreneurial and early-stage company ecosystem.

Despite the innovation and creativity that has emanated from the Hoosier state, we are the first to admit that we are not widely recognized as risk-takers. That said, there is broad support for numerous initiatives across the state aimed at fostering a more entrepreneurial Hoosier culture.

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Entrepreneurial ventures are key drivers of new technology and job creation.

AgriNovus commissioned an extensive assessment of the Indiana agbioscience entrepreneurial ecosystem. The study identifies four priority strategies that AgriNovus and its partners can use to help build a stronger ecosystem.

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Entrepreneurial ventures are key drivers of new technology and job creation.

AgriNovus commissioned an extensive assessment of the Indiana agbioscience entrepreneurial ecosystem. The study identifies four priority strategies that AgriNovus and its partners can use to help build a stronger ecosystem.

READ THE STUDY

Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Directory

The Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Directory offers a list of start-ups, emerging and expanding Indiana Agbioscience companies in high-tech agriculture, animal health and nutrition, human health and nutrition, and plant sciences.

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Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Directory

The Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Directory offers a list of start-ups, emerging and expanding Indiana Agbioscience companies in high-tech agriculture, animal health and nutrition, human health and nutrition, and plant sciences.

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gener8tor’s gBETA Indy

gBETA AgBioScience will be offered to Indiana founders innovating in the agriculture, food, tech and life sciences industries. Both gBETA Indy and gBETA AgBioScience will run this Fall with five teams in each, and culminate in a Pitch Night that will be aligned with the 2019 AgriNovus Agbioscience Innovation Summit held on November 20. Applications for both programs are due on September 20th and the programs will run from October 7th through their November 19 Pitch Night.

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gener8tor’s gBETA Indy

gBETA AgBioScience will be offered to Indiana founders innovating in the agriculture, food, tech and life sciences industries. Both gBETA Indy and gBETA AgBioScience will run this Fall with five teams in each, and culminate in a Pitch Night that will be aligned with the 2019 AgriNovus Agbioscience Innovation Summit held on November 20. Applications for both programs are due on September 20th and the programs will run from October 7th through their November 19 Pitch Night.

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THRIVE AgTech Midwest Challenge

SVG Ventures- THRIVE is partnering with ForbesLIVE and AgriNovus Indiana to launch THRIVE Midwest Challenge, a challenge targeting startups from around the world developing agriculture biotechnology, livestock and digital solutions for row crops. The selected winner will receive up to $200K in investment, connections to large Midwest food and agriculture corporate partners, demo their solutions at the Forbes AgTech Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana, and secure a spot in THRIVE’s annual seed accelerator.

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THRIVE AgTech

SVG Ventures- THRIVE is partnering with ForbesLIVE and AgriNovus Indiana to launch THRIVE Midwest Challenge, a challenge targeting startups from around the world developing agriculture biotechnology, livestock and digital solutions for row crops. The selected winner will receive up to $200K in investment, connections to large Midwest food and agriculture corporate partners, demo their solutions at the Forbes AgTech Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana, and secure a spot in THRIVE’s annual seed accelerator.

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Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase

The Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase is a chance for innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders, researchers, teachers, scientists and students to hear firsthand from the entrepreneurs behind several innovative agbioscience start-ups about their technology, products and services.

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Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase

The Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase is a chance for innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders, researchers, teachers, scientists and students to hear firsthand from the entrepreneurs behind several innovative agbioscience start-ups about their technology, products and services.

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Ag-Celerator fund

AgriNovus partners with the Purdue Foundry and Purdue Ventures to support their Ag-Celerator fund, a $2 million plant sciences innovation fund designed to provide critical start-up support for Purdue innovators who wish to commercialize patented intellectual property or Purdue “know-how” technologies. Purdue students, faculty and alumni can receive up to $100,000 in funding. Investments are made each semester on a competitive basis.

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Ag-Celerator fund

AgriNovus partners with the Purdue Foundry and Purdue Ventures to support their Ag-Celerator fund, a $2 million plant sciences innovation fund designed to provide critical start-up support for Purdue innovators who wish to commercialize patented intellectual property or Purdue “know-how” technologies. Purdue students, faculty and alumni can receive up to $100,000 in funding. Investments are made each semester on a competitive basis.

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