Meeting Notice: Bioscience Innovation Grant Fund Committee

Tuesday, January 7, 2020


BISMARCK, N.D. - The Bioscience Innovation Grant Fund Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 10, in the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s 6th floor conference room at the State Capitol.

If you are unable to make it in person, you are welcome to listen by calling 1-701-328-0950 passcode 497848538#.

    Welcome/Introductions                                                              Commissioner Goehring

    Review January 2, 2020 Meeting Minutes                                 Commissioner Goehring

    Discussion before Applicant Presentations                                                 

    Applicant Presentations


8:45 AM         Krampade, LLC – Confirmed
                      Present: Eric Murphy
                      Amount Requested: $61,655                            


9:15 AM         Farmers United Company - Confirmed
                      Present: Travis Raguse
                      Amount Requested: $49,701                              


9:45 AM        Cotasys Inc. – Confirmed to call in
                     Present by Phone: Jeremy Vrchota
                     Amount Requested: $75,000    


10:15 AM     Break              


10:30 AM      National Agricultural Genotyping Center – Confirmed to call in
                     Present: Zack Bateson & Megan O’Neil
                     Amount Requested: $54,847


11:00 AM      NAF Distributing LLC – Confirmed
                     Present: Brady Krchnavy
                     Amount Requested: $50,000


11:30 AM      Inovan, Inc. – Confirmed
                    Present: Dr. Amanda Brooks
                    Amount Requested: $75,000


Committee Discussion on Funding Recommendations


Funding Approvals/Denials                                         Commissioner Goehring


Discuss remaining funds and opening grant for application


Adjourn                                                               Commissioner Goehring