Connections, Inventions Fuel Startups At Danforth
Some key relationships among companies sharing space at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center are made in the lunchroom.
“That’s the coolest benefit,” said Matt Helms of NewLeaf Symbiotics. “This woman with a PhD literally connected with a professor with the dirt lab in the cafeteria. It’s a networking campus.”
The companies occupying the center’s BRDG Park innovation incubator not only share laboratory and greenhouse space. They also share their brains.