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May Founder’s Story | 3Bar Biologics: Fertilizing Growth in AgTech
Bruce Caldwell is founder and CEO of 3Bar Biologics, a cutting-edge biotech company that helps the agricultural value chain optimize their solutions for improving the quantity and quality of crop production.
Bruce won the Andhra Pradesh Global Startup Challenge award and numerous others in 2018.
To keep up with growing demand for its product development services and unique microbial delivery concept, 3Bar doubled its team last year and expects it to double again in the year ahead.
Hear Bruce’s story and lessons learned from commercializing an OSU technology to pivoting his product and now scaling his team.
About the speaker: Bruce Caldwell, Founder & CEO, 3Bar Biologics
Mr. Caldwell brings 30 years of customer discovery and product innovation leadership from a career at Scotts Miracle-Gro and Procter & Gamble. As Senior VP of R&D at Scotts, he led a global organization and numerous external partnerships to create easy to use agricultural products including a line of biologics and seed coatings. At Ohio State he has served on the advisory board of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Science and as a mentor in the Fisher College of Business Center for Technology Entrepreneurship. He was previously President of the university spinout NanoMed Inc. Mr. Caldwell earned a BS ChE from Georgia Tech and a MBA from U. Cincinnati.
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