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In the 1990s farmed fish (aquaculture) accounted for about one-quarter of global seafood production according to the UN Food and Agricultural Organization. Now, with demand rising and the ocean’s resources being steadily depleted, aquaculture has overtaken wild fishery, globally producing more than 100 million metric tonnes of seafood each year.@f3techMD...

WHAT: Speaker Event: Navigating the Innovation Lifecycle WHEN: Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 6:00pm - 8:30pm WHERE: The Commons 209 West St, Suite 201 · Annapolis, MD, 21401RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/LAUNCH-Annapolis-Dev-Talks/events/262813545/ SPEAKERS: Art Moore and Patrick Rockhill of Clear Systems LLC. Join us as we interactively examine the life cycle of your product or venture, whether at...

Recently, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the grantees under the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s 2019 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program competition. F³ Tech was announced as one of the i6 Challenge grantees receiving $468,500 in federal funding in addition to $469,960 from a local matching grant. The dynamic Farm-Fish-Food...

The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, has opened online applications for the 2020 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. In its sixth year, the Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge is a national business competition for U.S. food and agriculture startups. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. @f3techMD...

Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. Proposed Phase I projects should prove the scientific or technical feasibility of the approach or concept. Projects dealing with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all SBIR topic areas. USDA SBIR's flexible...