Bayer and Trendlines establish Ag Innovation Fund

Bayer and Trendlines, an Israeli innovation commercialization company, announced a partnership to invest in agricultural technologies through the establishment of the Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund. The flexible five-year partnership agreement includes a $10 million investment from Bayer, which will be managed by Trendlines. The partnership couples Bayer’s decades of experience in agricultural science, innovation […]

Cornell University center announces nine new academic venture awards

Imagine an insecticide that targets only specific species, such as hungry potato beetles or mosquitoes, but with no negative environmental effects … or mini wind turbines lining sides of buildings in an artistic array to provide “green” energy and beauty. These are two of 10 interdisciplinary projects that have received funding through the Atkinson Center […]

Student Seed Fund Helps Tomato Farmers

Postgrad students from Cambridge University have won a competition for innovators. The final judging ceremony of the McKinsey Innovate 2012 competition, held at The Commonwealth Club in London produced victory for The Ethical Tomato Co, four postgraduate students on the university’s Engineering for Sustainable Development masters programme. The annual contest, sponsored by global management consultancy […]