Building Overview EDGE@BRDG
EDGE@BRDG opened in June 2020. The 160,000-square-foot state-of-the-art building serves as the headquarters of Benson Hill. The food tech company is unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants and is an incredible example of the St. Louis innovation ecosystem at work.
Co-founded in 2012 by Matt Crisp and Danforth Center Principal Investigator Dr. Todd Mockler
Benson Hill went public in 2021 on the NYSE (BHIL), valued at over $1 billion
More than 300 employees
When the Danforth Plant Science Center opened its world-class facilities – with top-tier scientists, research greenhouses, cutting-edge bioimaging and other technologies – it was a flag in the ground calling bioscience innovators to St. Louis.
The St. Louis innovation community has “quadrupled down” on innovation and bioscience. Our accelerators, entrepreneur support organizations, venture capital firms, talent, infrastructure, and access to market provide BRDG Park companies with the competitive advantage they need to succeed.