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Biotech Food Colorant Startup Phytolon Closes $14.5 Million Series A Funding Round, Led by DSM Venturing

Phytolon, a developer of fermentation-based natural food colors, announced today it has secured $14.5 million in funding, led by DSM Venturing, to further progress its technology towards commercialization, with participation from Cibus Fund, Ginkgo Bioworks (in-kind investment in the form of Foundry services) and The Trendlines Agrifood Fund. Participation in this Series A also includes […]

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CellulaREvolution raises £1.75m to accelerate the launch of their Continuous Cell Culture Technology

Biotech technology disrupter CellulaREvolution, which aims to revolutionise the way cells are grown, has raised £1.75 million from a group of notable investors in a round led by Happiness Capital and also includes Allusion One, the first investment arm of Allusion. The investment will be used to accelerate research & development and strengthen their commercial […]

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Turning planet-warming methane into food-growing biostimulants

Indian biotech company String Bio has announced a viable new technology that can turn the greenhouse gas methane into a valuable crop input. Reduction of atmospheric methane – eighty times more potenti as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide – presents the biggest opportunity to slow the pace of global warming, according to climate scientists. […]

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IBI-Ag Completes Funding Round for its New Class of Bioinsecticides

A next step for its product optimization and platform expansion. IBI-Ag, a biotechnology company developing a new class of bioinsecticides, announced an investment round for the optimization of its first product and expansion of the product portfolio spectrum.  Investors in the round include the Bayer-Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund, a  partnership between The Trendlines Group and […]

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The THRIVE EUROPE Challenge

SVG Ventures | THRIVE announces the THRIVE Europe Challenge to find the best European Startups in Agtech and Foodtech! The THRIVE EUROPE Challenge is part of the THRIVE Global Initiative, which aims to enable the needed transformations in the entire food value chain by hosting a series of international pitch challenges. THRIVE EUROPE follows regional […]

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How can vertical farms use less energy and produce better and faster?

In Chicago, Back of the Yards Algae Sciences (BYAS), a sustainable biotechnology  company has been working on a simple but elegant solution – …grow faster, grow better, and grow smarter by letting nature help itself. Vertical farming (VF) is a potential solution for the production of high-quality, accessible, and climate-friendly nutrition for growing urban populations. However, […]

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ViAqua Therapeutics Announces $4.3 Million Investment led by S2G Ventures for its RNA-based Aquaculture Health Platform

Financing will support the commercialization of the first product aimed at improving health in shrimp and support the development of additional products to improve aquatic animal health and nutrition. ViAqua Therapeutics, a biotechnology company and developer of an orally administered RNA-particle platform to promote and improve animal health in aquaculture, announced it has completed a […]

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TomaTech Cracks the Code for ToBRFV-Resistant Tomatoes

TomaTech, Ltd., announces a major advancement in the fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), which has caused significant economic damage estimated as much as billions of USD in the last few years globally. Lead by Assaf Eybishitz PhD, the company furthered the fight against this pandemic of the tomato world by filing […]

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Skin-Deep Beauty with Microalgae Bioactive Ingredient

Marine cultivation start-up Yemoja, Ltd., introduces its algae-derived external polysaccharide sulphate (EPS) serving the skin-deep beauty sector. This topically applied bioactive ingredient from the Porphyridium cruentum species of microalgae is in high demand by the cosmetics industry for its naturally tendering anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and rejuvenating properties.  The ingredient, branded EPS-Revive, is the first bio-active ingredient […]

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THRIVE Europe Challenge

We are delighted to announce the launch of THRIVE Europe Challenge which will take place on October 7th, 2021.  The Europe Challenge is part of THRIVES’s Global initiative which was launched with the USDA in 2020 and which recognizes and promotes key early and late stage startup innovators that positively impact different regions of the world.  […]