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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Maryland DNR Joins F³Tech’s Saltwater Intrusion Awareness Symposium

F³Tech is excited to announce Christine Conn, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Science and Stewardship for the Chesapeake and Coastal Service under the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is joining a panel to explore research and solutions to saltwater intrusion at a symposium in Annapolis, Maryland on November 22nd. 

Christine has been with the Department since 2000, developing decision support tools and policy initiatives for Chesapeake Bay restoration, land conservation and...

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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.

@f3techMD #hivelend #bees #agritech #johnshopkins

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

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F³Tech To Host Saltwater Intrusion Awareness Symposium

November 22, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Annapolis, MD
FREE (includes lunch)
Limited Seating


Maryland's agricultural community, the state's largest commercial sector, faces an immediate threat from the growing impacts of saltwater intrusion, in which saltwater from the Chesapeake Bay is compromising groundwater and soil, disrupting communities and rendering arable land useless to traditional farming. 

As saltwater cannot be used to irrigate crops or serve as reliable...

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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.

@f3techMD #trends #agritech

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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