The Danforth Plant Science Center will host an international conference focused on agricultural innovation this month in St. Louis.
The third annual Ag Innovation Showcase will highlight “innovative ideas and opportunities for agriculture to help solve long-term issues in food production and security, environmental and energy concerns.”
The two-day program will feature dialogue and discussion between participants and deal-making across the spectrum of ag-bio, food and nutrition, biofuels, sustainable materials, clean-tech, information technology and animal health. Innovations in various sectors will be spotlighted through presentations by 16 entrepreneurial companies selected in a global business plan competition focused on technology innovation and market and business vision. The winning companies represent some of the most promising innovations across industry sectors and worldwide geographies.
The showcase will be held May 23-24 in St. Louis. Registration and other information can be
found on the event website.