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Bethesda Green is very excited to announce the launch of its 2020 Summer Speaker Series: Tackling Environmental Challenges Through Sustainable Entrepreneurship.In this five-part series, which kicks off July 28th, they are bringing together founders, industry experts, and policy makers for conversations that will inspire, motivate, and educate all who attend.Series...

The FY2020 NOAA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Phase I research has been released. Sea Grant programs, in collaboration with private sector partners, have been successful in these competitions in the past.Research topics in this SBIR opportunity include:.9.1.01 Tool Development of Aquaculture Farm Management 9.1.02 Disease...

The Dupont Circle-based VC firm also saw four exits from portfolio companies and raised two new funds.@F3TechMD #investment #agritech #aquatech Source: Revolution made nearly 100 investments in 2019 - Technical.ly DC...

Top entrepreneurs from the biotech and IT sectors are turning their attention to the challenge of disrupting centuries-old food production systems. AgTech has become a hot investment sector in only the last 5 years. Before then, investments to disrupt the food industry had a peak year in 2009 of $300...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration in December released the state’s first plan to combat saltwater intrusion. The 76-page report doesn’t forecast how widely impacts will be felt, citing a lack of existing research, but it identifies the resources facing the highest risk, ranking agriculture at the top.@F3TechMD  #saltwater #envirotech #agritech @agroecokate Source: Bay...

As global aquaculture grows in scale and intensity, and governments wise up to the need to regulate it more closely, there’s plenty of call for technology that can foster supply chain transparency while boosting yields, improving welfare, and cranking down on costs.This is where the Canadian farm management startup Wittaya Aqua is wading...

Introducing the Phosphorus Management Tool Maryland's Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT) regulations provide a multi-year process for farmers to transition from the Phosphorus Site Index to the PMT, an updated tool that can identify areas where there is a high risk for phosphorus runoff and guide the use of effective management practices...

F³ Tech Accelerator, a program supporting agriculture and aquaculture startups in Maryland with the Easton-based Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center, welcomed guests Nov. 22 to the Belcher Pavillion at Anne Arundel Medical Center for a symposium to address the impact of saltwater intrusion on agriculture.Mike Thielke, left, executive director at the Eastern Shore...