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(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center scientist launches $6.2M climate change project through Bezos-backed initiative

(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center scientist launches $6.2M climate change project through Bezos-backed initiative

September 15, 2021

A scientist from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center has teamed up with a prominent research facility in California to launch a project designed to […]

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(FORBES) Pivot Bio Nears $2 Billion Valuation As It Raises Whopping $430 Million To Replace Synthetic Fertilizers On Corn And Wheat

(FORBES) Pivot Bio Nears $2 Billion Valuation As It Raises Whopping $430 Million To Replace Synthetic Fertilizers On Corn And Wheat

September 15, 2021

Pivot Bio broke the code on using microbes to get crops to self-fertilize, allowing farmers to replace their synthetic fertilizers. It’s now worth nearly $2 […]

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NSF Taps Danforth Center to lead new institute

NSF Taps Danforth Center to lead new institute

August 24, 2021

The¬†Donald Danforth Plant Science Center¬†today announced a $12.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the New Roots for Restoration Biology Integration […]

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(St. Louis Business Journal) Agtech expertise draws millions in plant-based foods investments into St. Louis

(St. Louis Business Journal) Agtech expertise draws millions in plant-based foods investments into St. Louis

August 20, 2021

The plant-based foods movement has taken hold in St. Louis. In addition to Hungry Planet, corporate giants like Anheuser-Busch and Post Holdings, and agtech upstarts […]

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(PrecisionAg TechHub) Perspective: Curing What Ails Agronomic Efficiency

(PrecisionAg TechHub) Perspective: Curing What Ails Agronomic Efficiency

August 9, 2021

Orlando Saez CEO & Co-Founder of Aker Technologies, Inc., offers his perspective on automation of the way we collect data, glean insights, generate recommendations, and […]

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(ST LOUIS INNO) The age of new ideas

(ST LOUIS INNO) The age of new ideas

August 5, 2021

At just 22, Felix Williams is bringing an unorthodox approach to venture capital investing that is already making an impact in St. Louis and 39 […]

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