ST. LOUIS, MO, June 12, 2024 – Building on efforts to bridge innovation between the St. Louis region and Latin America, a delegation of 10 St. Louis leaders is headed to São Paulo, Brazil for the World Agri-Tech South America Summit to showcase the region’s strength in agtech and geospatial technologies.  In recent years, St. Louis innovation ecosystem players have worked to significantly increase collaborative activities between St. Louis and Latin American agri-food tech stakeholders. These efforts have led to accelerated business development and growth, enhanced academic and educational programs, and strengthened ecosystem connectivity.

“We are heading into a second showing at World Agri-Tech South America with increased momentum and impressive milestones indicative of our region’s multi-year commitment to collaborating with startups and ecosystems in Latin America,” said Stephanie Regagnon, executive director of Innovation Partnerships at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. “Unlocking innovation in the Americas is key to moving the needle on global food security and climate change.” READ MORE