What We Do

AURI’s mission statement is to: foster long-term economic benefit for Minnesota through value-added agricultural products. Read more about our innovation strategy – and hear what our clients have to say about their experiences.


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AURI’s Innovation Strategy

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) helps develop new uses for agricultural products through science and technology, partnering with businesses and entrepreneurs to bring ideas to reality.

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Client Testimonials

What AURI’s clients say about our work.

Underserved Communities

AURI is proud of it’s work with many of Minnesota’s underserved/BIPOC communities. The organization’s efforts to support these communities have a significant social, economic and equity impact throughout the state of Minnesota.