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TechAccel LLC

A New Model for De-Risking and Advancing Technology

Technology Acceleration Partners (TechAccel, LLC) Founded in 2014 by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D.; Kansas State University; and Bicknell Family Holding Company, TechAccel is a first-of-its-kind private capital development company that invests in, acquires, and accelerates early-stage discoveries and technologies in agriculture, animal health, and food ingredient sectors.

Through collaborations with universities and research organizations, TechAccel conducts innovative research and development to ready technologies for commercialization by TechAccel's global industry partners.

Technology Acceleration Partners (Techaccel), Llc Agriculture Animal Health And Food Technology Advancement

TechAccel leverages innovation in emerging, start-up companies where science advancement is a priority.

TechAccel co-invests with Venture Capital leaders where transformative innovation exists with significant science advancement needs.

TechAccel partners with Multi-National industry leaders in co-advancement and de-risking of transformative technologies. 

Research universities

Emerging Companies

venture capital firms

Global industry leaders

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Meet us at the Ag Innovation Showcase!

Technology Acceleration Partners is excited to sponsor the Ag Innovation Showcase, Sept. 12-14, in St. Louis. We will be presenting the University Showcase Special Content Session at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, with the Kauffman Foundation.

We will spotlight early-stage innovations from six major research institutions: University of California-Davis, K-State University, University of Missouri, The Ohio State University, Purdue University, and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

Each of these projects presents exciting innovation and commercial potential. We hope you’ll join us for this discussion.

Look for us at the conference. Drop a note to if you are interested in meeting with us. 

Technology Acceleration Partners (Techaccel, Llc) Agriculture Animal Health And Food Technology Advancement

TechAccel leverages early stage technology at universities to address partner needs.  Universities are also our primary source of SMEs and research capabilities.