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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|

Oxitec’s Innovative Solution to Tackle Growing Diamondback Moth Pest Issue Begins Field Trials

OXFORD, UK, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – Oxitec Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), today announced that field trials of its genetically engineered diamondback moth have commenced following the Finding Of No Significant Impact (FONSI) recently issued by the [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

AgBiome Howler Fungicide Receives EPA Registration

Highly efficacious fungicide for specialty crops developed by AgBiome RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. [August 22, 2017] – AgBiomeTM announced today that HowlerTM fungicide received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The first product to be marketed by AgBiome InnovationsTMand developed by [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Agriculture, Crop Protection, News, Press Releases|

From spider silk shoes to algae fuel, welcome to the new age of biotech

Originally published 16 Aug 2017, World Economic Forum Science makes fact out of fiction, changing our lives through new technologies. But it’s a long road from invention to adoption. Only when a technology becomes affordable and ubiquitous enough can it usually [...]

Performance Plants Announces Key Advancement of Drought Tolerant Cotton in Bayer Crop Science Product Development Collaboration

Kingston, Ontario, Canada (August 9, 2017)—Performance Plants Inc. (PPI), a leading developer of agricultural biotechnologies for crop improvement world-wide, announces that the company has reached an important crop performance target in the development of drought tolerant and high-yielding cotton for [...]