Agtech

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

Israeli biotech company to build $10 million R&D facility in St. Louis

Evogene Ltd., a biotech company that has partnered with Monsanto for nearly a decade, has plans in place to build a 6,000-square-foot research and development facility at Bio-Research & Development Growth ... Read More

Cultivation Capital among nation’s most active seed investors

Cultivation Capital, the St. Louis-based venture capital firm focusing on pre-series A rounds for startups in St. Louis and across the Midwest, was among the most active seed venture capital firms, ... Read More

Manufacturing, Biotech, and Technology Drive Growth in St. Louis

Written by: Marion During, Marketing Specialist | Missouri Partnership and Christopher Chung, CEO | Missouri Partnership [Originally published by Construciton Forum St. Louis] Though the city of St. Louis covers just 65 ... Read More