This year we celebrate the fifth anniversary of 39 North, our 600-acre innovation district located in the heart of agriculture. Anchored by the Danforth Center, BRDG Park, the Helix Center Incubator, Bayer Crop Science, Benson Hill and the Yield Lab accelerator, 39 North sits at the center of it all: agriculture, bioscience, big data, geospatial technology and logistics.
Since its inception in 2017, 39 North has experienced significant growth. St. Louis is home to over 1,000 plant science PhDs and more than 700 bioscience companies and $2 billion in bioscience venture capital under local management. In the last five years, more than $64 million in infrastructure investments have been made in 39 North. READ MORE