Foster long-term economic benefit
for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
Ag Innovator of the Year
Our Ag Innovator of the Year Award has lauded innovative Minnesotans for more than a decade. Each year, our Board of Directors bestows the honor to a client company or entrepreneur generating significant impact in the areas of product innovation, commercialization potential and uniqueness. This year, we recognize NewStarch Solutions.
MBOLD Accepting Applications for Bold Growth Program
MBOLD is accepting applications for the next cohort of its Bold Growth: Scaling for Success in Food & Ag program, led by AURI, Grow North and Launch Minnesota. The application deadline is April 30.
April Innovator: Beaver Island Brewing
AURI Connects: Fields of Innovation Innovator Profiles is a Q&A series with Minnesota entrepreneurs who have partnered with AURI to build capacity and successfully commercialize new and emerging crops. This month’s edition highlights Beaver Island Brewing, which utilizes Kernza® perennial grain.
Ag Innovation News
The newspaper is designed to make research and technical information easy to read and enjoyable for the average user. From an initial subscription list of 4,000, it has grown to reach more than 12,000 print and online readers every quarter, covering AURI’s work in the development of new food products, renewable energy, biobased products and new uses for agricultural coproducts.