Seven key insights into the art and practice of working with partners on innovation

By | December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

In a ballroom almost next door to LAX, 90 or so innovators, all recent grantees of the National Institutes of Health, gathered for a commercialization workshop organized by Larta Institute. [...]

Indoor Ag meets the democratization of slow food

By | December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

One of the benefits of running a national ag forum is you get to meet a host of innovative people from every segment of the food supply chain. Larta’s GAIN [...]

Larta portfolio company Opus 12 closes out a successful October

By | December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Opus 12, a sustainable fuel company in Larta Institute’s current NSF-Commercialization Accelerator Program (NSF CAP) cohort, completed a triumphant October. The company developed a device that recycles CO2 emissions into [...]

NOAA-CAP technologies are familiar ground for Larta

By | December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Larta Institute has scored another win in our continuing quest to set the standard for commercialization acceleration assistance for technologies emerging from government funding. In September, the National Oceanic and [...]

The case for indoor ag

By | November 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Urban agriculture covers a multitude of concerns and interests. It spans everything from a focus on indoor high tech automation (systems, components etc.) to precision farming (the use of technology [...]

15 orgs in LA you need to know in urban ag

By | November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

On a warm night in October, roughly 120 of LA’s urban ag farmers, advocacy groups and investors gathered at Local Roots, an indoor farm in Vernon, CA, for a Larta [...]

GAIN Forum: Fertile Ground – Los Angeles urban farming

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

What: GAIN: Fertile Ground – LA urban farming When: October 20, 6-9 pm Where: 5000 Hampton St. Vernon, CA 90058 Tickets are $10 (food and beverages included) Innovations and ideas [...]