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Agtech

Columbia AgTech Start-up Elemental Enzymes partners with Bayer

As a world leader in animal health and plant sciences, Missouri has become a principle contributor to the global bioscience industry. Drs. Brian and Katie Thompson, of Elemental Enzymes Ag and ... Read More

New company supporting non-GMO production opens Missouri processing facility

Malden Specialty Soy, LLC announces plans to invest $2.2M in a new facility for processing non-GMO soybeans in Southeast Missouri Malden, MO, September 28, 2015 — Increased consumer demand for NON-GMO ... Read More

ProPharma Group opens new medical information contact center in Maryland Heights

ST. LOUIS, Mo.— The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that ProPharma Group, a provider of compliance services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors, is opening a ... Read More

BioSTL welcomes Forrest Innovations to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – July 16, 2015 – BioSTL hosted a welcome reception for Israeli agtech company Forrest Innovations at the Bio Research & Development (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science ... Read More

St. Louis attracts third Israeli agtech company in seven months

Forrest Innovations selects St. Louis for U.S. headquarters ST. LOUIS – June 5, 2015 – BioSTL, the St. Louis organization advancing regional prosperity by cultivating the bioscience and innovation ecosystem, announced ... Read More

Missouri community named one of America’s strongest farming and agribusiness regions by Forbes

St. Joseph has landed on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Strongest Farming and Agribusiness Regions. Forbes analyzed the nation’s largest 124 agriculture economies, and St. Joseph was ranked No. 4. [Kansas ... Read More

$500,000 grant could expand Danforth Center

St. Louis County and Creve Coeur beat out many other U.S. regions for a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to expand innovation. The funds will be used to ... Read More

Bioscience company to expand in St. Louis, creating 42 jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that Seventh Wave, a consulting-based contract research organization for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry, will expand its presence in St. Louis ... Read More

St. Louis startup turning weeds into biofuel

Biofuel made from pennycress seeds, “could end up in your tank, if you drive a diesel powered car or truck,” said Jerry Steiner, the chief executive of the two-year-old plant science ... Read More

BioGenerator invests in three biotech startups

BioGenerator, the investment arm of BioSTL, announced seed investments in three local biotech startups in mid February. Those companies include Vasculox, which is developing drugs for disorders including leukemia and lymphoma; ... Read More