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Experience AgTech NEXT

Immerse yourself in our world class facility and thriving ecosystem in the heartland of US agriculture. Convening AgTech NEXT at the Danforth Center offers an intimate and inspiring setting for the event. We're not a hotel. We’re not a conference center.  We’re unique.

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Founded in 1998, with a mission to improve the human condition through plant science, the Danforth Center has quickly grown to be the world’s largest nonprofit independent institute dedicated to plant science. We are extremely proud of the role we play in nurturing ag tech startups. As an anchor of the 39 North innovation district, we are intricately engaged in an exciting community creating the future of food.

39 North Innovation District

39 North is a physical place – and a distinct idea where the world’s best minds in food, water, energy and the environment converge. The 600-acre innovation district is anchored by the Danforth Plant Science Center, BRDG Park, Bayer Crop Science, Helix Center Incubator, and more than 100 bioscience companies.

AgTech NEXT is proud to be St. Louis Made

We are part of a community of builders, creators, thinkers and doers.

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