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GreenLight Biosciences Announces Series D Financing, Unveils RNA Strategy

MEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenLight Biosciences, Inc. announced today the completion of its $18 million Series D round of financing led by Fall Line Capital. S2G Ventures, Lewis and Clark Ventures, and Macro Capital Investments participated in the round, along with [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks join forces for sustainable agriculture, forming new company with USD 100 million Series A

- The novel company will focus on transformational beneficial microbes for plants to provide growers with next generation solutions to their biggest challenges - Initial activities will focus on nitrogen fixation, minimizing agriculture's environmental impact - The work combines the [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Arcadia Biosciences To Accelerate Agricultural Trait Development with CRISPR-Cas9

DAVIS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKDA), an agricultural technology company, announced today that it has signed a global licensing agreement with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard for research use of the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology in agriculture. The [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches Novel Genome Editing CRISPR 3.0 Technology

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural technology company that uses cloud biology to unlock the genetic potential of plants, today announced at the Ag Innovation Showcase the commercial launch of CRISPR 3.0, a novel family of Cms1 [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News, Press Releases|

A Biotechnology Platform to Feed the Fish That Feed Us

“Aquaculture is one of the best hopes to meet the swelling protein demands for people”, said Larry Feinberg, CEO of KnipBio to Aquaculture Magazine. “It is currently a $110 billion market, and it is expected to double by 2030. The [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Agriculture, Food, News|

Seafood Innovation Contest to Develop “Fish-Free” Fish Oil Launches

Fish Oil Challenge seeks innovators to streamline aquaculture feed supply chain Sept. 7, 2017—A new contest to innovate a fish oil alternative that doesn’t rely on wild-caught fish officially launched this week. The F3 Fish Oil Challenge will award a $100,000 prize [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Agriculture, Chemicals, Energy & Environment, Food, News, Press Releases|