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Accelerating innovations in Agriculture, Food, and Sustainability

Farming (plant, livestock, aquaculture), Food & Nutrition, Air, Water & Soil, Digital Tools

OUR AGRICULTURE AND FOOD PRACTICE

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15%  FOOD SCIENCE & NUTRITION

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6%  PLANT PRODUCTION & PROTECTION-BIOLOGY

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7%  FORESTS & RELATED RESOURCES

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8% AQUACULTURE

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8%  BIOFUELS & BIOBASED PRODUCTS

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9%  RURAL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

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10%  ANIMAL PRODUCTION & PROTECTION

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12%  SMALL & MID-SIZE FARMS

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12%  AIR, WATER, & SOIL

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13%  PLANT PRODUCTION& PROTECTION – ENGINEERING

Larta’s practice in this space includes building an entire ecosystem & accelerator program across the U.S. to drive commercial market outcomes for entrepreneurs commercializing USDA-funded innovations.

“Larta and their expert Principal Advisors have continued to support the USDA SBIR program at the highest level. By providing critical feedback and motivation for SBIR-funded companies to reach outside of their comfort zone, Larta ensures companies are successful in commercializing their innovation.”

-Scott Dokum, USDA/NIFA SBIR Program Coodinator

SINCE 2007

417

COMPANIES ASSISTED

656

FUNDS RAISED BY COMPANIES

commercializing agricultural and food technologies

LARTA’S SYSTEM SPEEDS THE PATH FROM IDEA TO COMMERCIAL SUCCESS

Our network-centric approach and proven methodology is the fast track from science-based innovation to commercial relevance. From ideation to growth to scale, we work with technology entrepreneurs to navigate critical tech-to-market issues, develop actionable plans, and connect them with potential investors, partners and customers.

Companies can take advantage of Larta’s full menu of services at any stage from inception to scale-up.

OUR SYSTEMTABA
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WHERE INNOVATORS AND INVESTORS CHART THE FUTURE

Annually since 2009, the Ag Innovation Showcase curates and presents high-impact innovation from around the world, and facilitates important discussions about the ag industry and the convergence of technologies around food, nutrition, air, water and clean energy. Known as a leader among ag events, it is acclaimed as the “go-to” event for innovators and investors.

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