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39 North is a vibrant innovation district in St. Louis County, MO that offers the infrastructure, talent, and access to capital to facilitate agri-food tech innovation

Through a robust network of scientists, startups, students, innovators, investors, and industry leaders, collaborations form and ideas are advanced from lab to market.

39 North recognizes that St. Louis has an opportunity to leverage its proximity to farms and food producers, its world-class research institutions, and its vibrant innovation sector to create, attract, and retain the most promising agri-food tech innovators to feed, fuel, and build the future. In 39 North we are working to create a more secure, agile and sustainable world.

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    1000 Plant Science Ph.D.s

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    $11M in infrastructure projects underway

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    700 Bioscience Companies

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    $2B in bioscience venture capital under local management

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    600 Acre Innovation District

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    Within a 500 mile radius of St. Louis, 50% of US agriculture is produced.

Recent News

Impetus Ag Announces New Board Member

Impetus Ag Announces New Board Member

February 22, 2024

(EIN Presswire) Impetus Ag among finalists competing for $1.75M investment

(EIN Presswire) Impetus Ag among finalists competing for $1.75M investment

February 21, 2024

(STL Magazine) A look at the St. Louis innovation ecosystem

(STL Magazine) A look at the St. Louis innovation ecosystem

February 21, 2024

Dr. Tom Adams Joins Plastomics Board of Directors

Dr. Tom Adams Joins Plastomics Board of Directors

February 14, 2024

“The implementation of the St. Louis agtech cluster is distinguished by the fact that the region took a broad approach from the very beginning, with parallel strategies focused on every major area of need: capital, talent, facilities and networks.”

Brookings Report , Rethinking Cluster Initiatives

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