"The innovative ag solutions highlighted at the showcase have the potential to compress and remake the value chain of traditional agriculture," said Rohit Shukla, Larta
The Life Sciences Venture Forum, produced by Larta
Institute for the past 14 years, is a marketplace for innovation where cutting-edge solutions are presented by vetted seed and early stage companies.
Current tenants include Safe City Group, a local developer of turnkey solutions for smart and safe city projects, De LArta, a UAE skincare brand whose products are made from sustainable and locally sourced ingredients, Solva Technologies, Mana Ventures and Al Hakeem Advanced Engineering Services LLC.
Presentations on De LArta and Solva Technologies, two UAE-based companies already receiving support through the Catalyst, were made to VIPs attending todays Tech Park launch, as well as on six other enterprises undergoing evaluation as part of the Catalysts 2019 funding cycle: Pure Energy, Volts, Fenbits, Mouse 2, E-FUEL, and OSIRIS.
The London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair (LARTA
), which takes place from the 24-29 January, launched in 2011 as the UK's only specialist event to focus on fine antique carpets.
San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Global Ag Investing (GAI) and Larta
Institute, two thought leaders in ag investing and innovation, have partnered to combine their organizations' ag knowledge and networks for a new West Coast ag investment conference, GAI AgTech Week, June 22-24.
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San Francisco, CA, June 13, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Global Ag Investing (GAI) and Larta
Institute, two thought leaders in ag investing and innovation, have partnered to combine their organizations' ag knowledge and networks for a new West Coast ag conference, AgTech Week, June 22-24.
Aaron Nejad, founder five years ago of London rug and antique textile fair, LARTA
, which runs this year from 16-19 April, agrees.
With food at the center of global attention, the event hosted by the Bio-Research and Development Growth (BRDG) Park, Danforth Center and the Larta
Institute, will feature presentations by “outside-the-box” entrepreneurs with revolutionary technology solutions to the industry's immediate challenges of resource constraints and crop and food shortages aggravated by droughts, environmental degradation, pestilence and increasingly limited pesticide resistance.
Established in 2009, the Ag Innovation Showcase, held at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, is a joint effort of BRDG Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center (a research campus for plant and life sciences enterprises) and the Larta
Institute, as well as a number of sponsors.
"This is a unique event because it marshals all the key players and essential components to advance leading-edge ideas for innovation in agriculture, from our nation's top public policy on food to sustainable development," says Rohit Shukla, CEO, Larta
Institute, a Los Angeles-based innovation hub that also manages the national commercialization programs of the USDA and National Institutes of Health.