Benanova Selected for 2020 Food and AgTech Bootcamp

Benanova, Inc. has been selected to participate in the 2020 Food and AgTech Bootcamp co-administered by AgLaunch, the Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, Sync Space, and the Biz Foundry. The program fosters innovation and creativity and allows the participants to grow their businesses in a farm-centric model. 

The cohort of participants in the program included Benanova, AgriKnect, BurgerFit, Scarecrow, S&J Nanochemicals, Soil1, and Veggie Mines. These companies share a focus on developing agricultural technologies with reduced environmental impact. Teams received instruction and resources on agricultural markets and the lean business model framework. Participating companies also had access to best in class investors and mentors and the chance to apply for the AgLaunch365 accelerator. 

About Benanova, Inc.

Benanova, Inc. is a research and development company headquartered in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) area in the state of North Carolina. The company commercializes novel cost efficient environmentally friendly particle systems made of natural materials that can leverage functional properties of bioactive agents. In response to COVID-19 Benanova has accelerated the development of finishing technologies for specialty and performance textiles. For more information, visit

About AgLaunch

AgLaunch is revolutionizing the way that innovations in agriculture and food are brought to market by bridging the present and future to grow a more diverse and sustainable farm economy and provide healthy food to all. AgLaunch leverages its distributed network of farm incubators, entrepreneurial farmers, aligned capital partners, research consortia, technical consulting, and best-in-class accelerator programming to effectively challenge the status quo and thoughtfully create value for farmers and the communities they serve. The AgLaunch vision is to transform regional agriculture and food economy centered around farmers, innovation, and prosperity. For more information, visit