AgriNovus Indiana and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation are Advancing Ag+Bio+Science Growth + Innovation
AG+BIO+SCIENCE: where food and agriculture, science and technology converge.
AgriNovus Indiana promotes and accelerates the agbioscience sector. Counting industry innovation leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, government, universities and industry associations as its partners, the organization amplifies the ag+bio+science story, builds talent and activates entrepreneurs. AgriNovus also partners with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to support existing companies and attract new agbioscience businesses to Indiana.
You Should Know…
- In 2018 IEDC, in partnership with AgriNovus and other partners, secured 36 commitments (+89% from 2017) from agriculture and agbioscience companies to locate or expand in Indiana. Among these are global innovators Solinftec and Inari.
- These businesses plan to invest $923 million in the state and create over 2,700 new jobs (+28% from 2017).
- AgriNovus and IEDC brought the inaugural Forbes AgTech Summit – Indianapolis to the state and showcased the cutting-edge technology in agriculture for over 500 attendees from across the country. Attendees witnessed Indiana’s innovation, leadership and collaborative spirit first-hand. Forbes AgTech will return to Indianapolis on Sept. 18-19, 2019 – MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
- AgriNovus is a new partner to California-based SVG Partners supporting the expansion of the THRIVE AgTech accelerator program to the Midwest. The new program is focused on animal health and plant science advancements.
The momentum in Indiana’s agbioscience sector is unmatched thanks, in part, to the unique and strategic partnerships that exist among state leaders, industry stakeholders and AgriNovus.
Innovative companies around the world are taking notice! As we like to say….”It’s Happening HERE!”
Under today's unique circumstances, AgFunder is re-opening Fund III for a limited time to enable investors to join our mission and invest alongside us as LPs in a second close. Learn more here.
Find out why it’s happening here on AFN here!