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What We Do

AURI’s mission is to: Accelerate the expansion of the agricultural economy by empowering expanded uses and markets of agriculturally derived products.


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AURI’s Innovation Strategy

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) helps develop new uses for agricultural products through science and technology, partnering with businesses and entrepreneurs to bring ideas to reality. Continue Reading AURI’s Innovation Strategy

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Client Testimonials

What AURI’s clients say about our work. Continue Reading Client Testimonials

Underserved Communities

AURI is proud of its work with many of Minnesota’s underserved/BIPOC communities. The organization’s efforts to support these communities have a significant social, economic and equity impact throughout the state of Minnesota. Continue Reading Underserved Communities