St. Louis Region

Missouri-based Monsanto Launching New Digital Farming Platform

Missouri-based Monsanto Co.’s Climate Corp. unit has completed development on a new in-field sensor network, which includes an industry first soil nitrate sensor, and plans to expand its software infrastructure to ... Read More

Missouri Proves Prime Choice For Israeli Agtech Companies In U.S.

In 2014, plant scientists and business leaders from St. Louis, Missouri, visited Israel in the hope of “planting seeds” that could one day draw expanding Israeli agtech companies into the St. ... Read More

Missouri Hospital Earns Top Rankings In Health Innovation

A Missouri-based hospital has been ranked among the best in the country. U.S. News & World ranked St. Louis-based Barnes-Jewish Hospital as the 11th best hospital in the nation. The report ranks hospitals that ... Read More

Israeli AgTech Firms See Missouri As A Place To Grow

When a group of St. Louisans visited Israel in 2014 to build ties with that country’s entrepreneurs, they expected to wait years for the effort to bear fruit. Instead, it took ... Read More

Gov. Jay Nixon Tours the BioGenerator Accelerator Labs

Governor Jay Nixon along with executives from area bioscience companies toured the BioGenerator Accelerator Labs in the Cortex Innovation District to celebrate Missouri’s leadership in new business creation. The BioGenerator Accelerator ... Read More

Advanced Manufacturer SKF Opens State of the Art Facility in Missouri

SKF, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of highly engineered lubrication systems, opened a new 310,000 square-foot facility representing more than $50 million in investment, and is expected ... Read More

Boeing Opens New Missouri Lab Focused On Drone Technology

Missouri-based Boeing Defense, Space and Security opened its new 81,000 square-foot Collaborative Autonomous Systems Laboratory, nicknamed “the Castle,” in St. Charles, Missouri, as a testing site for autonomous drone technology. The research ... Read More

President Obama Highlights Missouri’s AgTech Strength in Keynote Address

On June 20, 2016, President Barack Obama gave the keynote speech at the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington DC. At the 2015 “summit, an agricultural tech company from Surat [India] ... Read More

Union Pacific Invests $54 Million in Missouri Railways

Missouri is the nation’s rail crossroads, being served by every Class 1 railway in the nation and connected to every other mode of transportation. And Union Pacific is investing money to ... Read More

Missouri Strengthens NGA Proposal

State of Missouri has committed up to $131 million to keeping site in St. Louis Gov. Jay Nixon today joined St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, Congressman Wm. ... Read More