Foster long-term economic benefit
for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products.
Entrepreneur in Residence Program
AURI has relaunched its Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) program. Qualified entrepreneurs will benefit from AURI's equipment and expertise, and have access to its laboratory facilities in Waseca and Marshall. In addition, EiR participants will have the opportunity to confer and strategize with AURI's staff and scientists.
Partners in Ag Innovation Conference
The 2022 Partners in Ag Innovation Conference is July 26 in Willmar, MN. The conference, co-hosted by MinnWest Technology Campus and The Kandiyohi County & City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, brings together the Ag and Animal Science communities.
May Innovator: NETZRO
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 NETZRO, a leader in Food Upcycling.
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.