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The 7th Precision Agriculture Action Summit welcomed more than 225 participants to North Dakota Farmers Union in Jamestown on January 15 & 16, 2018.

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Don't Miss the BIOFIBE Biomaterials Conference Oct 24 - 26 in Winnipeg


Every year millions of tonnes of agricultural and forestry products are produced in Manitoba, creating a valuable supply of biomass for the production of biofuels, biomaterials and biochemicals. Research and development in Manitoba is already turning hemp, flax and wheat byproducts into paper, insulation, roofing tiles, biodegradable food packaging and ultra-lightweight components for the green building material and transportation sectors.

NIFA invites applications to support research in Sustainable Bioenergy

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture invites applications for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to support research in Sustainable Bioenergy that will achieve the long-term outcome of reducing the National dependence on foreign oil through the production of sustainable bioenergy. Approximately $11 million may be made available to support multiple awards. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Letters of intent are due Oct 25; applications are due Dec 15.More information regarding USDA-NIFA-AFRI-003536 is available at:

Northland College awarded $4.7 million grant to further develop UAS program


Northland Community and Technical College has been awarded a $4.7 million United States of Labor grant. The grant is focused on developing an imagery analyst certificate program as part of Northland’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) program in a Septmeber 29 story from the Grand Forks Herald.

NDSU Research Foundation Licenses Coatings Technology to Elinor Specialty Coatings


The NDSU Research Foundation (NDSU/RF) has concluded a license agreement with Elinor Specialty Coatings, Fargo, N.D., for removable protective coatings for outdoor bronze monuments and statues. The agreement gives Elinor exclusive rights to further develop and market the technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo.



The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) supports research related to the basic understanding of microbiology and immunology leading to the development of vaccines, therapeutics, and medical diagnostics for the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of infectious and immune-mediated diseases.

Millions available from Defense Agencies through the Rapid Innovation Fund


The Office of Naval Research invites whitepapers for the Department of the Navy Rapid Innovation Fund to enhance and accelerate delivery of military capability, reduce the cost of weapons systems or improve the quality of life for service personnel by meeting urgent operational needs or other critical national security needs. Multiple awards of up to $3 million may be awarded. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Whitepaper are due Oct 17.

NovaDigm Therapeutics Presents Positive Preclinical Data for NDV-3 Vaccine


NovaDigm Therapeutics, a company developing innovative vaccines for fungal and bacterial infections, today announced the presentation of positive data from a preclinical study evaluating the efficacy its NDV-3 vaccine in a model of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), which is primarily caused by Candida albicans. The results were presented at the 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). NDV-3 is a prophylactic vaccine being developed for Candida and Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant S.

UND UAS COE and North Dakota UAS team attends AUVSI 2011


Several representatives from the University of North Dakota’s Center of Excellence (COE) in Unmanned Research, Education, and Training were in attendance as exhibitors, as were members from the North Dakota UAS Team.

Triton Systems, Inc. Announces Invexus™ Brand of Coatings


Triton Systems, Inc. (Triton) announces it has launched the Invexus™ brand of high performance, durable, conformal, nanothin coatings — deposited via our patented atmospheric pressure plasma liquid deposition technology. The ASSET (Advanced Solutions in Surface Engineering Technology) division at Triton developed Invexus™ brand for liquid repellent, primer and anti-microbial applications.

Invexus™ can be used on variety of products without changing their bulk properties or general

Northland UAS Maintenence Program Takes Flight in the Corridor


Northland Community and Technical College's Unmanned Aerial Systems Maintenance program has launched to immediate success. Officially opened this summer at NCTC's Thief River Falls campus, the new program plans to have around 70 students enrolled in courses and training this fall, with plans for future growth.

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