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Precision Ag Summit 2017 Presentations

The 6th Annual Action Summit welcomed more than 250 participants to North Dakota Farmers Union in Jamestown on January 16 & 17, 2017.

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RRVRC Impact 2010, North Dakota First in Economic Competitiveness

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At October's Milestones & Horizons Summit, we released a report looking at the overall impact of research activities in the Red River Valley Region. Our region has outperformed the rest of the country in academic R&D growth, growing at a rate nearly 60% higher than the national average. The valley has added more than 2,200 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics jobs at the technician level and higher. That's 30% growth in since 2002, a growth rate more than five times the national average.

Strategic Patent Management for Entrepreneurs Workshop November 11th

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High Tech Entrepreneurs and Investors: Mark your calendars for November 11 and attend Strategic Patent Management for Entrepreneurs. You know how to get a patent. This workshop explores ways to make sure that patent is as valuable as possible.

Bacheller, Jorgenson, and Mugan Receive 2010 Research Corridor Awards

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During the Red River Valley Research Corridor Milestones and Horizons Conference held on Monday, Oct. 11, U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) honored three of the region’s innovators for their contributions to the Research Corridor.

UND Team Wins UAV Competition in Australia

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This week a team of students from the University of North Dakota won an international UAV competition in Australia. The competition involved a 90 minute search of 8 square miles for a stranded human-sized heat emitting dummy, Outback Joe. Teams were required to drop a drinking water payload within 100 yards of the dummy. While the UND team wasn't able to drop its payload within the 100 yard requirement, they were the only team in the history of the competition to locate the dummy, netting $15,000 in winnings.

UND Engineering Selected for Advanced Turbine Research

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The School of Engineering and Mines is one of seven universities selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct advanced turbine technology studies under the Office of Fossil Energy’s University Turbine Systems Research Program.

New Hydrogen Developments at the Energy and Environmental Research Center

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At Monday's Hydrogen Energy Action Summit, the U.S. Fuel Cell Council (USFCC) presented Dorgan with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Dorgan referred to the EERC's hydrogen efforts as America's finest hydrogen research program. Read more about the announcement...

Region’s Energy, Science, Technology and Innovation Sectors Highlighted at Upcoming Events

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Hydrogen Action Summit – Sept 13-14
Energy Expo & Showcase – Sept 20-21
R&D Showcase 2010 – Sept 28-29
Milestones & Horizons – Oct 11

New Research Grant Funding at NDSU

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NDSU recently announced a slate of new funding for various research and specialized research infrastructure projects, including $10.7 million from NIH and various NSF funded projects:

NDSU Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience Center Awarded $10.7 Million from NIH: The NDSU Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience (CVCN) has received a five-year, $10.7 million competitive grant renewal from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health.

Fargo's Appareo Systems Named to 2010 Inc. 500 List: #1 in Engineering Sector

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Fargo's Appareo Systems has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500, a list of the nation's fastest growing private companies. The company was ranked 159th overall, and was rated the nation's fastest growing company in the engineering industry.

Department of Energy Announces $30 Million in Funding for Small Business Clean Energy Technologies

This week DoE announced new SBIR Phase III funding to help commercialize small business discoveries funded by SBIR Phase I and II grants. Up to $3 million over a 3 year period will be available per award. Submission deadline is August 4, 2010.

See the DoE press release for more information.

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