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Feeding the globe's 925 million hungry can seem an insurmountable challenge, but a small nonprofit in Carmel believes it has a product that could "change the whole paradigm for food security in the world." The small but mighty Sustainable Nutrition International (SNI) even stood alongside industry giant DuPont to capture the 2013 Patents for Humanity award from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Having proved the power of its Nutra-Iso product in a series of clinical trials in the small country of Guatemala, SNI says it's now taking aim at the world with its surprisingly simple solution to chronic malnutrition.
Indiana's farmers are finishing up what will be a record harvest for most. The combines moving through the fields remind us all that production agriculture is important in this state – contributing about $16 billion to Indiana's Gross State Product. What is not so obvious is the science and technology that our farmers put to work to help make that harvest possible.
Inside INdiana Business, BioCrossroads and Indiana University have launched a new partnership to communicate the growth, success and excitement surrounding Indiana's life sciences industry. We share a belief that this innovative field plays a vital role in the development of the entrepreneurs, innovations and businesses that will allow Indiana to compete in a global economy. Life Sciences INdiana is published by the special projects unit of Grow INdiana Media Ventures LLC, the parent company of the Inside INdiana Business brand of business news products.
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