SHANNY, Can .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – BioKansas, an organization that brings together, integrates and promotes the biological sciences industry across the state, is pleased to announce the Innovations in Ag Tech Conference. This groundbreaking conference is scheduled for August 4-6, 2022 in Kansas City, Kansas, as part of the first Innovation Festival – the first event of its kind to highlight the Midwest as a vibrant and hospitable area to live and work, and grow business.
“Innovations in agriculture are widespread and are constantly emerging. This is the technological field that dominates the Midwest. The Innovations in Ag Tech Conference will highlight the achievements and significant role of the Midwest in agricultural innovation. “ said Jesse Bradford, coordinator of the BioKansas Strategic Initiatives program.
The conference will bring together researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and industry leaders from across the Midwest to present the latest scientific discoveries and technological advances, and to demonstrate groundbreaking products in the open pavilion.
“Sixty years ago, agriculture underwent massive transformation with the Green Revolution, which allowed us to feed the world’s growing population. As the world faces increasing environmental constraints and huge population growth, agriculture will once again experience massive innovation. We are excited to celebrate how the Midwest will play a key role in feeding the world. “ said Andrew Jason, director of ecosystems at Grand Farm.
With more than twenty-three hours of scientific content, BioKansas and their partner Grand Farm will demonstrate that the Midwest is an undisputed force in agricultural innovation.
Registration will open on March 7, 2022. Learn more about the Innovation Festival.
This Innovation Festival conference is sponsored by VWR, part of Avantor; Viracor Eurofins; CRB; Comprehensive project services; KCAS Bioanalytics and Biomarkers Services; Hovey Williams, LLP; Go Tapeka; and Lockton. Become a sponsor.
About BioKansas: BioKansas is a non-profit organization whose mission is to lead efforts to support and develop the Kansas biological ecosystem, including research in the biological sciences, commercialization, training, and business development. Through organizational and collaborative efforts, they provide significant content, communication, and advocacy to advance the state’s biological industry. Find out more at www.biokansas.org.
About Grand FarmA: Grand Farm provides a neutral platform for industry, manufacturers, higher education and government to collaborate on autonomous and advanced agricultural technologies. Grand Farm regularly works with companies and startups from North Dakota and around the world to better understand their products, provide opportunities for demonstration and development, and to expand technology in North Dakota. He is currently working on a test site on donated farmland to demonstrate and test new and innovative farming technologies. Find out more at www.grandfarm.com.