Fish 2.0 – Top Innovatos for 2018-2019

The Fish 2.0 Top Innovators by category are:

Global Seafood: Fortuna, a Philippines-based company whose Fortuna Cooler is the first fish transport box made of natural, locally sourced materials. The durable cooler replaces polystyrene containers.

U.S. Seafood: Montana Microbial Products, which produces high-quality barley protein concentrates for fish feed, a new fish-free alternative to traditional feeds.

Australian Seafood: Australian Crayfish Hatchery, whose...

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Extreme Tech Challenge

The XTC® global competition is dedicated to equipping a new generation of innovators to address the world's biggest problems.

The Extreme Tech ChallengeSM (XTC) global start-up competition discovers and supports new technologies and innovations to solve the world's most extreme problems. Drawing from the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, XTC® partners will encourage the world’s most promising entrepreneurs to develop solutions to the greatest challenges facing...

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Agritech Startup HiveLend Joins Johns Hopkins Social Innovation Lab’s Latest Cohort 

The 10 ventures are looking to make an impact in Baltimore, and beyond.

HiveLend: The startup founded by Dawn Musil and Nick Zajciw is bringing the two-sided marketplace model to connect beekeepers and farmers who need to pollinate their crops.

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Source: Johns Hopkins Social Innovation Lab's latest cohort teams are working on clean water, affordable housing and bees - Baltimore

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8 key industry trends in AgTech today

Sistema_VC recently hosted a conference on agtech and here Dmitry Filatov shares the key industry trends that emerged on the day including tailored food, AI-assistants for farmers, data-driven supply decisions, and more.

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Source: 8 key industry trends in AgTech today - AgFunderNews

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Upcoming Federal Memo to Outline How the Public Can Trust AI

Lynne Parker, the OSTP’s assistant director for artificial intelligence (AI), referenced an upcoming memo to build both public and agency confidence in the leading-edge technology. According to Parker, the memo is directed primarily to “agencies that suggests regulatory and non-regulatory principles for how you oversee the use of AI in the private sector.” This ideology heavily draws on an executive order from February, which is an extension of research and development...

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Environmental DNA – Plasmid DNA as optimal positive controls

November 12th from 12-1pm ET for the latest installment of the NOAA Innovators Series with Dr. John Wood of Pisces Molecular LLC!

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Speaker: Dr. John Wood, Pisces Molecular LLC (presenting remotely)

Abstract: We have developed plasmid DNA based qPCR positive standards for a variety of molecular environmental assays. Plasmid standards provide significant benefits over more typically used...

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USDA-ARS and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Research Probe Ways to Increase Yields of Sorghum—and Other Crops

Scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) are working on field trials and genetic studies that could one day double the yields of sorghum, which is one of the world's most important sources of food, animal feed and biofuel.

The efforts follow recent discoveries by ARS scientist Zhanguo Xin, who is based in Lubbock, Texas, and Doreen Ware, who is also with ARS and is an adjunct professor at CSHL, showing how a basic genetic...

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The Eight Steps To Commercialize Innovation

There are eight clear steps to commercialize innovation. In order to success, companies must view innovation as a journey — one that begins with ideation but goes on to feature a series of continuous, iterative steps all pointing toward the same ultimate goal: commercialization.

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Source: The Eight Steps To Commercialize Innovation

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