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KnipBio Announces Breakthrough Aquafeed Ingredient Development

(Lowell, MA) February 16, 2018. – KnipBio, Inc. announced today it has successfully developed a line of KnipBio Meal™, the company’s premium aquafeed ingredient, that contains bio-astaxanthin, the carotenoid that gives salmon, rainbow trout, and shrimp significant health benefits as [...]

Composite biopesticides: exponentially better results for effective, safe and eco-friendly pest control

Everyone is aware of the unmatched strength and power of composites in engineering, from race cars to aerospace. What if we applied the composite concept to biopesticide market for agricultural pest control? Biopesticides provide safe and eco-friendly pest control. [...]

TechAccel Makes Science Advancement Investment in Plant Biotechnology Startup Plastomics Inc.

St. Louis-based Company Uses Chloroplast Engineering for Trait Development in Row Crops  KANSAS CITY and ST. LOUIS, MO–February 8, 2018–TechAccel LLC announced today it has completed a science advancement investment with Plastomics Inc., a St. Louis-based biotechnology startup making better crops through [...]

DSM and Evonik establish Veramaris joint venture

DSM and Evonik have established a new company, Veramaris V.O.F., for the production of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA from natural marine algae for animal nutrition. The 50:50 joint venture is headquartered at the DSM Biotech Campus in Delft [...]

Thought For Food Launches Its 2018 Global Challenge Calling on Youth to Tackle Food Security

Teams of young innovators and entrepreneurs are invited to compete for funding and mentorship, and develop their bold ideas into real solutions that feed 9+ billion people by 2050 AMSTERDAM, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought for Food, the world's leading organisation dedicated [...]

Inocucor Raises $9.5 Million USD ($12.1 Million CAD) in Series B Second Close Led by Pontifax AgTech, Raising Total Proceeds of Series B Financing to $38.5 Million USD ($50.9 Million CAD)

Funds earmarked for further commercialization of two biostimulants, R&D on biocontrol product suite, and opening of Denver headquarters and production facility DENVER, Jan. 8, 2018 — Inocucor Corporation, a developer and producer of biological crop inputs for high-value produce and row [...]