Ag Innovation Update

November 2011

Biobased Event Follow-Up

Posted on November 22, 2011, in Ag Innovation Update

During AURI’s Biobased Products Event in August, breakout teams formed to brainstorm action items. AURI project director Randy Hilliard, the event’s organizer, has been following up on these items. The research and technology team has been the most active, Hilliard says. They met in October and November and are working on a definition for “biobased” […]

AURI Designated as Minnesota’s First VDO

Posted on November 22, 2011, in Ag Innovation Update

AURI has been designated as a Venture Development Organization (VDO) by the Regional Innovation Acceleration Network (RIAN). AURI is the first VDO to be named in Minnesota. Organizations selected as a Venture Development Organization are business-driven and work to promote and support regional growth through innovation-based entrepreneurship. VDO’s support this growth by providing a variety […]