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Updated May 28, 2024 & June 4, 2024
BISMARCK, N.D. - The Bioscience Innovation Grant Fund Committee will meet at 10:40 a.m., Thursday, June 6, 2024, and at 9 a.m., Friday, June 7, 2024, in the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s 6th floor conference room at the State Capitol building.

If you would like virtual registration information, please contact Michelle Mielke at 701-328-2233 prior to 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2024.

Thursday, June 6

10:40 a.m. Call to Order
                  
                  Business Meeting
                  Welcome and Introductions
                  Review Meeting Minutes
                  Financial Report

11:00 a.m.       National Agricultural Genotyping Center – Fargo, ND – Zack Bateson
                        Requested: $200,000              Total Project: $300,000

11:20 a.m.       Frontier Bioforge LLC – Fargo, ND – Wyatt Warkenthien
                       Requested: $500,000              Total Project: $750,000 

11:40 a.m.       Lunch 

12:40 p.m.       RxE2 Inc. – Fargo, ND – Gerald Finken
                        Requested: $191,714              Total Project: $383,428 

1:00 p.m.         FamHis, Inc. dba FamGenix – Delray Beach, FL – Michael Brammer
                        Requested: $500,000              Total Project: $1,000,000 

1:20 p.m.         ImmunoPrecise Antibodies (USA) Ltd. – Fargo, ND – Kari Graber
                        Requested: $759,470              Total Project: $1,815,358 

1:40 p.m.         Break 

2:00 p.m.         Checkable Medical Inc. – West Fargo, ND – Patty Post
                         Requested: $839,000              Total Project: $4,000,000

2:20 p.m.         SafetySpect Inc. – Grand Forks, ND – Kenneth Barton
                         Requested: $537,000              Total Project: $817,000 

2:40 p.m.         Thin Air Surfaces, LLC – Wahpeton, ND – Jim Albrecht
                         Requested: $1,192,000           Total Project: $2,345,600 

3:00 p.m.         Break 

3:20 p.m.         PathKeeper Surgical – Norwich, CT – Erez Lampert
                         Requested: $1,118,500           Total Project: $2,376,000 

3:40 p.m.         Modern Hygiene, Inc. dba TERSA – Fargo, ND – Ray Kelly
                         Requested: $375,000              Total Project: $750,000 

4:00 p.m.         Billie’s Soap – Grand Forks, ND – Billie Kellar
                         Requested: $650,000              Total Project: $1,435,900

   Recess 

 

Friday, June 7

9:00 a.m.         MindMend BioTech LLC – Bismarck, ND – Mercedes Terry
                         Requested: $202,000              Total Project: $404,000 

9:20 a.m.         Krisara Engineering – Fargo, ND – Dave Jorgenson
                         Requested: $1,151,000           Total Project: $1,727,000 

9:40 a.m.         Krampade – Grand Forks, ND – Eric Murphy
                         Requested: $117,500              Total Project: $184,211 

10:00 a.m.       Break 

10:20 a.m.       Chapul Farms ND One, LLC – McMinnville, OR – Todd Severson
                        Requested: $244,976              Total Project: $565,585 

10:40 a.m.       Kirkwall Defense, Inc. – Fargo, ND – William Cromarty
                        Requested: $171,040              Total Project: $554,880 

11:00 a.m.       TailWind MedTech, Inc. – Fargo, ND – Richard Walsh 
                        Requested: $862,000              Total Project: $2,700,400 

11:20 a.m.       CorVent Medical Inc. – Fargo, ND – Travis Murphy
                        Requested: $850,000              Total Project: $7,000,000 

11:40 a.m.       Lunch 

12:00 p.m.       Funding Decisions

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