Entrepreneur to serve as Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center director | National News

GRIFFIN – Food technology entrepreneur James Gratzek will serve as the next director of the Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center (FoodPIC) on the University of Georgia Griffin campus, according to the Department of Food Science and Technology at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Gratzek will begin his new role July 1. Gratzek … Read more

Australia’s leading wine authority to close office in China as exports plunge

Lin Tiangui, a representative of Winston Wine, looks at a bottle of wine produced from Winston Wine’s own Australian winery at one of its stores in Shanghai, China on October 18, 2011. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | In Pictures | Corbis Historical | Getty Images Australia’s leading wine industry body Wine Australia will be closing … Read more

City to consider annexation for innovation district | Local News

Lebanon’s Plan Commission is expected on Tuesday to take the first step to annexing 1,396 acres that include the site where Eli Lilly and Co. would build a $ 2.1 billion facility. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is developing the LEAP Lebanon Innovation and Research District on an estimated 10,000 acres of mostly farm and … Read more

Historically Black colleges creating agriculture business innovation center | State & Region

West Virginia State University (WVSU) is partnering with three other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to create an Agriculture Business Innovation Center (ABIC) through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to a press reelease from the state ag department . The $ 1.92 million grant will help establish the center to … Read more

BIS Innovation Hub sets out new projects

The Eurosystem Center is expected to open in the coming months, with locations in Frankfurt and Paris and working together with all 19 euro area central banks and the European Central Bank. The Innovation Hub will also expand its portfolio in the areas of green finance and supervisory and regulatory technology (regtech and suptech). The … Read more

New ISA office set to grow relationships – AgriNews

LOMBARD, Ill. – There isn’t a soybean field in sight of the new Illinois Soybean Association suburban office at 100 22nd Street in Lombard. But what is within sight – or at least quick driving distance – is something that is almost as important. “This location has 60 legislators within 20 to 25 miles of … Read more

Visa announces five finallists for innovation challenge

Visa today announced the 5 finalists who will be pitching at the Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa (CEMEA) Visa Everywhere Initiative, a global innovation program and competition for start-ups and fintech companies. More than 1,300 applicants entered the competition from across the region, each with solutions aimed at delivering innovative payment and commerce solutions … Read more

Gardner announces Agriculture Innovation Grant containers | Agriculture

Greg Clabaugh, who operates several farms in Keymar, distributes malt – a main ingredient in beer – from his family’s Amber Fields Malting and Brewing business to a handful of local breweries. But he’s been looking to expand. To supply more breweries in Frederick County and throughout the state, he would need a commercial facility … Read more

Canadian Pension Will Invest $ 2.5B in DP World and Jebel Ali Port

Dubai’s Jebel Ali is ranked among the world’s busiest ports (DP World) Published Jun 6, 2022 6:32 PM by The Maritime Executive One of Canada’s largest private pension fund investment managers, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) announced the formation of a joint venture that will make an investment of up to $ … Read more

a door opener to innovation

If you are not working in the payments industry, it remains a mystery why payments are such a complex domain. In its essence, it is just a debit from one account and a credit on another account, which in a digital world should be super easy to accomplish. The reality is however a whole different … Read more