The Research Triangle Park

Ag Biotech Professional Forum

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Michelle VonCannon
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Research Triangle Park, NC Nov 16 4:00 pm - Nov 16 6:30 pm

Entrepreneurship in Ag Biotech: A Spotlight on North Carolina

Along with being a national leader in the life science industry, North Carolina is also a leading ag-tech center, home to global leaders from across the crop science and production animal industries. This robust ecosystem is complimented by a vibrant entrepreneurial community and key resources to support creation of new companies.

Join us on November 16 for a discussion on entrepreneurship and funding in the ag biotech sector. Learn how interests in this sector are blossoming while exploring how innovation and entrepreneurship play out in the sector. Participants will share information on local funding programs, ag-tech ventures, accelerators, and other resources available to entrepreneurs today. You don't want to miss out.


  • Mahka Moeen, Ph.D., assistant professor, strategy and entrepreneurship, Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • John Dombrosky, CEO, AgTech Accelerator
  • Nick Duck, Ph.D., president and CEO, Avertica

Event will be held at the NC Biotechnology Center, 15 T. W. Alexander Dr., Durham, NC  27703