South Dakota Innovations
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"Innovation is the difference between leaders and followers."

-Steve Jobs


Innovative Partners has established a diverse portfolio of technology-based companies across the region.  We have a unique collaboration with universities, health systems, corporations, economic development organizations, entrepreneurs, and investors that places us at the cutting-edge of evaluating, developing, and de-risking early state investment opportunities.  We are opening doors to the future.  

Agriculture Technologies

Current investments in Agriculture Technologies include Novita, who is chemically extracting natural oil from dried distillers' grain for chemical, lubricant, and fuel production; Prairie AquaTech, who is microbially converting agriculture processing by-products into high quality protein and medicinal products for aquaculture and other animal species. 

Life Sciences

Current investments in Life Sciences Medgene Labs, who is developing diagnostic and therapeutic products for economically significant infectious diseases in animal and human health.