July, 2020 - MSU Innovation Center

AgHelp connects growers and agricultural workers

AgHelp, an innovative new website that pairs agricultural workers with growers, is helping the agriculture industry by providing a platform for those seeking agriculture employees or employers. In the United States, Michigan is the number one grower of 18 crops, including tart cherries, three types of beans, potatoes and asparagus. In order to successfully produce these … Continued

Innovation Hub Launches Inaugural Innovation Challenge

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio at MSU is launching its first-ever innovation challenge program. The AgBio MTRAC program is a partnership between Michigan State University and Michigan Economic Development Corporation, with funding provided by the Michigan Strategic Fund. The MTRAC AgBio Innovation Challenge invites researchers to find new opportunities … Continued

Recently published research focuses on fungal pathogen ‘present everywhere’

Anupam Jhingran, technology manager for MSU Technologies in the MSU Innovation Center, recently co-authored research based on his postdoctoral work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center. Jhingran’s research focused on spores of Aspergillus fumigatus, a fungal pathogen that is present everywhere. The pathogen is a common … Continued

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