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The Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center is seeking start-ups and beginning businesses specializing in agriculture and aquaculture innovation to participate in its next F3 Tech Accelerator Program.F3 is short for Farm-Fish-Food, and the technical accelerator program aims to help agriculture and aquaculture operations become financially successful and sustainable as they navigate...

Despite a global pandemic and a host of supply chain disruptions, companies still keep sustainability top of mind in today’s cold food chains. Maintaining a sustainable food chain both upstream and down comes with a host of challenges and opportunities.“Never before have we witnessed a disruption to our food chain...

EASTON, Md; March 19, 2021To help address the ever-increasing threat of cyberattacks against the U.S. food industry, the second Cyberag Symposium on April 14 will bring together experts from the agriculture and cybersecurity sectors to discuss and discover solutions to security problems. Registration is free and the symposium will be...

EASTON, Md; March 3, 2021The Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC), announced three of the Subject Matter Expert (SME) companies that will be providing services to the constituents of ESEC’s new Chesapeake Agricultural Innovation Center (CAIC).“We are pleased to welcome Grow and Fortify, Cureate, and Kitchen Table Consultants as the...

One of F3 Tech's Accelerator companies is using solar power to operate cutting-edge oyster growing equipment. Solar Oysters LLC’s invention allows the bivalves to grow vertically in the water column instead of horizontally. It has the support of Bay restoration heavyweights. Cheryl Costello got to see the promising technology up...

VCs throughout the world invested $1.6 billion in agtech companies last quarter, bringing the year's total to $4.2 billion. Although the capital raised in Q3 marks a 14% drop from Q2, the sector has already hit a decade high for annual deal value, with the total through Sept. 30 surpassing...

The Maryland Department of Commerce is partnering with the Maryland Business Innovation Association (MBIA) to launch the Maryland Business Innovation Challenge (MDBIC), a unique program which will bring together the state’s corporate community with local innovators to solve real-time business challenges.@F3TechMD #agtech #agritech #agribusiness #f3techSource: Maryland Commerce, Maryland Business Innovation...

After five founders stepped up to pitch (virtually) during demo day this week, leaders of the F3 Tech Accelerator announced Boyds, Maryland-based EnergyLink3 as the winner of $25,000 in funding.It capped a four-month program providing resources to the startups, who are working on problems in F3 Tech’s focus areas of...