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Bioindustry Summit Nov. 2 at NDSU
North Dakota Ag Connection - 10/12/2017

Agriculture, technology and industry interests will converge during the 2017 Bioindustry Summit on Nov. 2 at the Delta by Marriott hotel in Fargo.

The summit will open with registration at 9:30 a.m. and host leading biotech innovators from across the region.

"With volatile energy and agricultural commodity prices, interest in value-added opportunities continues to grow," says David Ripplinger, North Dakota State University assistant professor, bioenergy specialist and Director of the NDSU Bio Energy and Product Innovation Center (BioEPIC)."The summit is a premier venue for farmers, innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and government to meet."

Michael Chambers, founder and CEO of Aldevron, will give the keynote speech. Jay Schuler, Director of the North Dakota Department of Commerce will give the luncheon speech.

A research and development showcase will highlight research from regional scientists. Interested individuals should submit their ideas using the summit's electronic system.

Visit to learn more about the summit, register or to submit a poster abstract.

The summit is sponsored by NDSU, the NDSU Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, the Bioscience Association of North Dakota and US Bank.

For more information, contact Ripplinger at 701-231-5265 or or Ken Hellevang at 701-231-7243 or

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