DBIA is the result of the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill initiative to assist dairy farmers and dairy product manufacturers in creating new revenue streams through diversification, creation of value-added products and increasing dairy exports.
Given the challenging and changing situation regarding COVID-19, the CDR TURBO Program is sharing information and resources relevant to food and beverage entrepreneurs and small businesses. There is a lot of information coming out and it can be hard to find the resources that are important for small business and entrepreneurs. The TURBO Program is working closely with partner organizations and will be posting resources and information on this page. Check back as this site will be updated with the latest resources.
For more than 25 years, the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research has been assisting the dairy industry with product development and technology transfer.
Interest in this area has grown exponentially over the years and now, thanks to funding from the i6 Challenge (Economic Development Administration) CDR has launched the TURBO program, (Tech Transfer, University Research and Business Opportunity), which will offer companies the opportunity to work with CDR to license or learn a new technology.