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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 …



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 …


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 …


Dear MSU Innovation Center supporters,

We hope this summer edition of our e-news finds you all safe and healthy. For the past several months our staff has been working remotely, connecting regularly with key business and community partners to develop and advance the projects and programs underway at the Innovation Center. It’s been different, but we’ve found new ways to …


MSU’s MTRAC AgBio Innovation Hub Announces 2020 Translational Research Grants

Media Contact Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu, (517) 899-8130 The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) AgBio Innovation Hub recently announced its 2020 translational research awards. With funding and support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Michigan State University, the Hub funds development of technologies that address commercial needs in the agriculture and industrial life science markets …


MSU secures IP License agreement with Great Lakes Crystal Technologies

Media Contact: Tracy Henion, ander1ta@msu.edu, 517-899-8130 Michigan State University has entered into a license agreement with Great Lakes Crystal Technologies (GLCT), a high-tech startup in Michigan’s capital region. The license agreement covers a portfolio of issued and pending patents invented by MSU scientists and engineers in collaboration with their scientific colleagues at the MSU-located Fraunhofer USA Center …


Agriculture industry presses on during pandemic

Despite many closures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the agriculture industry has continued to progress in these uncertain times to meet supply and demand needs. Farmers and others in the agriculture industry have been declared essential workers by the government to keep up on food production. Mark Seamon, research director of the Michigan Soybean …


MSU space tech presented in virtual science festival

Michigan State University’s Science Festival has gone digital. Jenna A. Van Fossen and Daniel Griffin recently presented their research on building better space teams for the Saturday Morning Science livestream. Fossen and Griffin are both graduate assistants in the MSU NASA Lab on Team Processes. This lab is run by Steve W.J. Kozlowski and C.H. “Daisy” …


Gracielou Klinger wins GLBRC early career award

This article has been reposted from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center. Gracielou Klinger, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) scientist and graduate student in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chemistry departments at Michigan State University, is the 2020 recipient of GLBRC’s Jennifer L. Reed Bioenergy Science Award. Gracielou Klinger likes to describe the chemicals …


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