A local small business is hoping to deploy technology in the coming years that could help seed producers and distributors more quickly determine the genetic makeup of their products.
IBJ Podcast: Indiana becoming garden spot for vital ag innovation, food security
Host Mason King talks with AgriNovus chief Mitch Frazier, who has one of the most expansive and rounded perspectives of agricultural innovation in the state, details how Indiana is becoming a major player in vital issues of food security.Read More
2023 Innovation Issue: Tackling the widespread problem of food insecurity
The initiative, which includes a study and recently received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, will provide participants with healthy food, cooking classes and even cooking utensils to attempt to move the needle forward.Read More
2023 Innovation Issue: Indiana is primed to reshape the agbioscience industry
The state’s strength in agriculture, plus partners like Purdue University and AgriNovus Indiana, combine to make Indiana a competitive place for generating and attracting ag-related technology and innovation.Read More
2022 Innovation Issue: Indiana auto industry begins pivot to growing EV production
The state’s five automotive assembly plants, and the suppliers who serve them, produce 1.3 million cars and trucks per year, employing just more than 110,000 workers. But the vast majority of that work focuses on gas-powered vehicles.Read More
From a base in West Lafayette at the Purdue Research Park, the company’s scientists are racing to create environmentally friendly, food-insecurity-fighting crops through special genetic technology.
2023 Innovation Issue: Paul Nselel on why agriculture innovation is essential to supporting farmers’ work
Innovation in agriculture has been transformative, with advances in breeding, prevalent use of data analytics and technology serving as important drivers of change.
2023 Innovation Issue: Mitch Frazier on a tidal wave of innovation in agriculture is hitting Indiana
Companies across agbioscience are not only delivering life-essential innovations, they are also tackling many of the world’s toughest challenges.
Improving health outcomes is everyone’s responsibility.
The Ag-Celerator, one of four funds that make up Purdue Ventures, boasts a $2 million innovation fund for startups in ag-related technologies.
I am excited for what lies ahead.
Allison Transmission Inc. has invested $335 million over the past four years in product development, strategic acquisitions and new facilities and capabilities, including a new Innovation Center and a separate vehicle testing center at its West 10th Street headquarters campus.
The consensus No. 1 weapon for keeping workplace burnout at bay is healthy communication—an old-fashioned practice that often proves elusive.
Digital collectibles aren’t replacing trading cards or bobbleheads quite yet, but local sports franchises like IndyCar and the Indianapolis Colts are eyeing them as a marketing tool that could attract younger fans.
Diverse teams, including those with greater gender diversity, are on average more creative and innovative and, ultimately, are associated with greater profitability.
Solar- and wind-energy producers have long struggled with how to store energy for use when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. But the storage sector might be ready for a giant leap.
Ohio-based Retriev Technologies and Michigan-based Battery Solutions recently joined Heritage’s battery recycling group.
Indiana ranks 32nd in the country in the amount of kilowatt hours produced by so-called small-scale solar systems. And the state’s ranking could fall, given changes coming this summer in state policies related to small-scale solar.
Across the state, enthusiasm for sustainable energy is growing. And the state’s universities are leading the way with cutting-edge research and development projects related to solar, autonomous vehicles, nuclear power and more.
The protein found in bugs—and their ability to gobble up organic waste—could be key to addressing worldwide concerns over food supplies, greenhouse gas emissions, and land and water utilization.
In all, at least 15 Indiana solar farms of 1,000 acres or more are slated to go online by 2024, with several more in various stages of development.