Navigation Links
It's Indiana State Fair Season: New BioCrossroads Report Emphasizes Opportunities in Food and Agriculture Innovation
Date:8/2/2012

g Indiana's food and agricultural stakeholders continue," said Beth Bechdol, Director of Agribusiness Strategies at Ice Miller, and the consultant to BioCrossroads who prepared the report.  "A new organizing forum could best define opportunities for continued growth, ultimately leading to greater economic development across the state and for individual stakeholders."

A new food and agricultural forum could have a key role in:

  • Mobilizing resources to support sector growth and establishing a platform for identifying opportunities and pursuing stakeholder interests.
  • Identifying and organizing financing and access to capital for start-up firms as well as providing additional resources to support early-stage companies.
  • Defining Indiana's innovation brand and educating broad public audiences about the capabilities and resources of the sector.
  • Strengthening the educational curriculum, adding programs in K-12 and convening educational partners to match workforce requirements of the private sector with educational and training offerings.

"The combination of  tremendous agricultural production capacity and the agriculturally focused science and technology assets Indiana possesses uniquely position our state  to address and capitalize on critical global trends," said Jay Akridge, Ph.D., Glenn W. Sample Dean of Agriculture, College of Agriculture at Purdue University. "Food and agricultural research and innovation are core strengths of Purdue and an important part of Indiana's life sciences portfolio.  We are pleased to see the results of the study point directly to expanded opportunities for economic development through more and larger scale partnerships across the state and region."

In 2004, BioCrossroads released its first study; "A Strategic Plan for Indiana's Agricultural Economy,"  focusing on the industry's growth potential based on jobs
'/>"/>

SOURCE BioCrossroads
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. BioStorage Technologies Mike Reffeitt Named "CFO of the Year" by Indianapolis Business Journal
2. BioCrossroads Commemorates Decade of Collaboration, Success for Indiana Life Sciences Sector
3. Positron Accepts Economic Incentives Offer From The City Of Gary, Indiana For $30 Million Towards 70 MeV Cyclotron Project
4. Arizona State University engineers aim to improve performance of technology in extreme environments
5. MarketsandMarkets: Global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market worth $6,457 Million by 2020
6. Antelope Valley Hospital Converts to Masimo rainbow SET for State-of-the-Art Noninvasive Patient Monitoring Capabilities
7. CSL Behring Awards LEAD Grant to Patient Organizations to Educate Constituents on State Insurance Exchanges
8. Mexican State of Tamaulipas Starts Training Doctors in Sangui Wound Management
9. Animal Husbandry Equipment Market in United States: Business Report 2011
10. Discovery of a dark state could mean a brighter future for solar energy
11. Ohios Bioscience Industry Effort Paying Off With Increase in Graduates and Accolades for the State
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... YARDLEY , Pennsylvanie, 18 septembre 2014 ... Lyon en 1974, a été ... à compléter les évaluations cliniques traditionnelles par ... Reported Outcomes) et sur les impacts économiques ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140618/119365 A cours ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... can be pretty expensive. Now a team led by ... open-source library of designs that will let scientists slash ... the syringe pump. , Syringe pumps are used to ... or mixing chemicals in a reaction. They can also ... Pearce and his team of Michigan Tech students published ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 Silicon-valley Electronic Data ... Digitaliza TXT , the latest addition to Clinovo’s ... Clinical Research Organization (CRO) Program, Clinovo further expands its ... days of ClinCapture training, we are now able to ... Ana Pulido. “We can also rely on Clinovo to ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... FRANCISCO , Sept. 17, 2014 ... receiving accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) via interstitial ... those with positive lymph nodes could be suitable ... Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) guidelines place these patients in ... abstract at the 2014 ASTRO meeting, Beaumont Health ...
Breaking Biology Technology:1974 - 2014 - Mapi fête ses 40 ans 2Doing science just got cheaper -- and faster 2Digitaliza TXT Joins Clinovo’s CRO Partnership Program, Bringing Its Open Source EDC System, ClinCapture to Latin America 2Digitaliza TXT Joins Clinovo’s CRO Partnership Program, Bringing Its Open Source EDC System, ClinCapture to Latin America 3Partial Breast Irradiation With Interstitial Brachytherapy Appears Appropriate For Women Previously Considered Unsuitable 2Partial Breast Irradiation With Interstitial Brachytherapy Appears Appropriate For Women Previously Considered Unsuitable 3Partial Breast Irradiation With Interstitial Brachytherapy Appears Appropriate For Women Previously Considered Unsuitable 4
... Corporation,(Nasdaq: VOLC ) today announced that it will ... of fiscal 2007 on Tuesday, February 12., The ... financial,results and operating activities open to all interested parties ... Time), Tuesday, February,12, hosted by Scott Huennekens, president and ...
... Begin at ProHEALTH Facility by End of First Quarter, ... NBS ),which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing ... need, today announced,receipt of a provisional license for comprehensive ... from the New York State,Department of Health for the ...
... - Three New Board Members to Form Audit ... 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,China Pharma Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") ... generic and brand,bio-pharmaceutical products in China, today announced ... Baowen Dong to its Board of Directors,forming the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Volcano Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Conference Call, Webcast 2NeoStem Announces NY State License for Adult Stem Cell Collection 2NeoStem Announces NY State License for Adult Stem Cell Collection 3China Pharma Appoints Three Independent Non-Executive Directors 2China Pharma Appoints Three Independent Non-Executive Directors 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... up to 400 kilometres in search of a home, which ... Clownfish spend their entire adult lives under the protection of ... open ocean, says study co-author, Dr Hugo Harrison from the ... at James Cook University. , "In the past we haven,t ... rare glimpse into how far they can swim, crossing large ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... care to reproductive technologies, the justice and well-being ... people to identify key issues, articulate their values ... the most defensible ways forward. But what are ... conversations?, The Hastings Center and the Presidential Commission ... up to publish a series of essays to ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... the Arts and Humanities has received a $260,000 grant ... project, "The Boundaries of the Human in the Age ... a wide-ranging series of events aimed at exploring two ... artists and researchers who are exploring the boundaries of ... humanism, and the other involves the increasingly influential hypothesis ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Nemo's epic journey to find a new home 2Why bioethics literacy matters 2Why bioethics literacy matters 3Mellon Foundation awards grant for major project in the humanities and sciences 2
... April 22, 2012) Researchers at Columbia University Medical ... the retention and release of the brain,s stem cells. ... neurologic development and could eventually lead to regenerative therapies ... collaborative effort of the laboratories of Drs. Anna Lasorella ...
... reductions in salt content and taxation on products containing salt ... each year from cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 2-3 per cent ... World Congress of Cardiology are the first findings from a ... year. The study set out to assess ...
... the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has been ... Health to develop a range of new tests that could ... degenerative disorders of advancing age. Shuji Kishi, an assistant ... three-year study. The new tests will focus on diseases ...
Cached Biology News:'Housekeeping' mechanism for brain stem cells discovered 2'Housekeeping' mechanism for brain stem cells discovered 3Tax on salt could reduce cardiovascular disease deaths by 3 percent 2Researcher awarded $1 million for stress-associated disease and aging research 2
An instrument that delivers an accurate and uniform amount of light energy to cells to photoactivate csiRNA products....
... for all types of yeast two-hybrid studies, including complex ... Choice of two bait vectors for maximum ... Triple reporter strain NMY51 ... Complete set of controls: pLexA-p53, pLexA-lamin ...
interferon-related developmental regulator 2...
Mouse Limitin MAb (Clone 183727)...
Biology Products: