What is Ag+Bio+Science2018-08-13T19:36:08+00:00

WHAT IS AG+BIO+SCIENCE?

Ag Innovation… AgTech… FoodTech… there are a growing number of phrases to describe 21st century food and agriculture.

Here in Indiana, we say ag+bio+science. Why? Because we recognize the convergence of food and agriculture with our other strong economic clusters, and IT’S TIME to start a new conversation about this cutting-edge industry.

Ag Innovation… AgTech… FoodTech… there are a growing number of phrases to describe 21st century food and agriculture.

Here in Indiana, we say ag+bio+science. Why? Because we recognize the convergence of food and agriculture with our other strong economic clusters, and IT’S TIME to start a new conversation about this cutting-edge industry.

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Indiana is known as a leading state in production agriculture, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, logistics and tech. Tomorrow’s innovations will come when ideas, creativity and ingenuity flow freely across these sectors.

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Indiana is known as a leading state in production agriculture, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, logistics and tech. Tomorrow’s innovations will come when ideas, creativity and ingenuity flow freely across these sectors.

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Learn more about the State’s leadership in the agbiosciences #timetotell

State government partnering with AgriNovus Indiana will be the difference between our leading and our lagging. We must continue to embrace cutting-edge technologies and form innovative partnerships with our colleges and universities, businesses and industry groups. This will take Indiana to the Next Level.

— Governor Eric Holcomb, State of Indiana

AG + BIO + SCIENCE

where food, agriculture, science and technology converge.

AG + BIO + SCIENCE

Indiana is undeniably a national leader in agriculture. We top the list in soybean, corn, hog, duck, tomato, hardwood, popcorn and ice cream production. Our 57,000 farms sell over $31 billion in commodity and food products from 14.7 million acres of land.

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Our life sciences industry rivals coastal hubs of activity and has gained national recognition. The 1,689 Indiana life science + pharma + bio companies employ over 55,000 Hoosiers and contribute $78 billion to the state economy.

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Indiana is home to nationally ranked universities for diverse fields of scientific discovery including computer science, informatics, and engineering - Rose Hulman, Purdue University, Notre Dame and Indiana University.

Indiana is leading a tech transformation in the Midwest, with an impressive portfolio of tech companies emerging in Central Indiana. Over 8,000 tech industry businesses support nearly 85,000 jobs and $105 million in venture capital flowed to the sector last year.

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Ag+Bio+Science – Vital to Indiana’s growth.

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Indiana’s agbiosciences sector is made up of innovative companies and entrepreneurs engaged in research and building talent in the fields of Plant Science, Animal Health + Nutrition, Human Food + Nutrition and High Tech Agriculture.

Plant Science

19 innovative companies

3,116 employees

668 patents

804 publications

Animal Health + Nutrition

9 innovative companies

1,159 employees

11 patents

662 publications

Human Food + Nutrition

27 innovative companies

1,404 employees

25 patents

100 publications

High Tech Agriculture

30 innovative companies

13,761 employees

35 patents

396 publications

INDIANA IS DONE BEING MODEST.

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