Thirteen research technologies demonstrating commercial potential in the advancement of the AgBio industry were awarded a total of over $715,000 in funding from Michigan State University’s (MSU) AgBio Michigan Translation Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) statewide Innovation Hub to continue their path toward the commercial market.
Proposals for 2017 Starter Awards are due to the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio on December 9th, 2016. Applicants are asked to submit requests for proposal information and forms or questions regarding the application process to Karen Studer-Rabeler (517.884.1824) or Melanie Adkins (517.884.1659)
RecoveryPark Farms is a Detroit agriculture enterprise providing fresh, local specialty produce to quality area restaurants, using novel lighting technology to support sustainable year-round growing. This lighting technology is the product of an ongoing partnership with RecoveryPark Farms, Michigan State University and the Michigan Corporate Relations Network (MCRN), combining expertise from Lansing, Grand Rapids and Detroit.
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program (MTRAC) at Michigan State University selected six awardees for grants focusing on key activities required to move technologies out of the lab and into marketable products or services. This program accelerates commercial development science and technology projects in AgBio, one of MSU’s core strengths.
The MSU Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Program for the Bio-Economy requests proposal submissions with an application deadline of Monday, November 16, 2015. This program accelerates commercial development of Ag/Bio science and technology projects, one of MSU’s core strengths.
A new Michigan State University startup company has found a way to apply Michigan’s role as first in chestnut production to the booming microbrew industry. Treeborn Products craft-roasts chestnuts to be used in the brewing process for both gluten-free and regular ales, stouts and porters. Their craft-roasting process helps maximize chestnuts’ naturally sweet, nutty flavor.