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AgTech Fund Raise Sustainability

BigSis closes Series A at £4.5m

BigSis, the British-based agtech start-up using AI and robotics to provide chemical-free insect control to the world’s farmers and growers, has announced the successful closure of its over-subscribed Series A round at £4.5 million. The round was led by Regenerate Ventures, the specialist agricultural innovation fund focused on the decarbonisation and sustainability of food production. […]

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AgTech Imagery Sustainability

Tremap gives citizen scientists access to first global platform for tree recording

As international governments propose ambitious tree planting programmes to reverse habitat degradation, one key challenge is being overlooked: “we don’t have a reliable way of knowing what trees we have,” said Jonathon Jones, Founder and CEO of Tremap, presenting at Agri-TechE’s REAP 2022 Start-Up Showcase. The Cornwall-based agri-tech start-up has created the world’s first global […]

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AgTech BioTech Sustainability

Trendlines invests in Celleste Bio to make our chocolate supply sustainable

The Trendlines Group Ltd. (“Trendlines”) (SGX: 42T; OTCQX: TRNLY), announced the establishment of Celleste Bio (“Celleste”), a new company focused on producing high value cocoa ingredients using cell culture methods, eliminating the dependence on cultivation of cocoa trees. Celleste’s technology will ensure that cocoa yield supply is invariable, not dependent on climate conditions, close to […]

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FoodTech Fund Raise Sustainability

Forsea attracts USD5.2M to expand cultivated seafood, without harming sea life

Forsea Foods, Ltd., a FoodTech start-up, is the first company to use organoid technology for culturing seafood products. With a goal of redressing the destruction of marine life due to overfishing, Forsea embarked on a mission to cultivate seafood—initially eel meat—without harming sea life. The eel has become an endangered species, while the demand for […]

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FoodTech Packaging Sustainability

Melodea enters US with plastic-free packaging solution

Green-tech start-up Melodea, Ltd., producer of sustainable barrier coatings for packaging, announces plans to expand its eco-friendly solution to the U.S. market. The move is set to support increased production capacity of its novel, plastic-free, plant-based barrier coatings to serve the burgeoning US and South American markets. Melodea will showcase its portfolio of products at […]

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Food Loss/Waste Natural Ingredients Sustainability

ANINA transforms ugly veg into artistic ready meal

FoodTech start-up ANINA Culinary Art, Ltd. is reshaping the future of ready meals by merging art with technology through a culinary experience of meals from upcycled vegetables. Each whole “meal-in-a-pod” is all-natural, loaded with nutrients, and made from so-called “ugly” vegetables. ANINA in a Nutshell The ANINA pod is a complete meal made from vegetables […]

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BioTech Research Sustainability

The innovative circular technologies of URBIOFIN project for municipal waste management are ready to be implemented Europe-wide

The majority of the municipal biowaste generated in Europe is managed by landfilling and incineration thus missing out on its valorisation potential. In coherence with the EU legislation, the organic fraction of municipal waste should be treated using novel treatment methods based on green technologies, and the potential to be further valorised to bio-based products. […]

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Precision Agriculture Sustainability

Greeneye precision spraying system reduces non-residual herbicide use by 87% while delivering same efficacy as broadcast spraying, UNL trial finds

Agtech pioneer, Greeneye Technology, announces the results of a field trial undertaken by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Research Division (ARD) to benchmark the performance of its proprietary AI precision spraying system against broadcast application of herbicides. The results reveal the Greeneye system reduced herbicide use in post-emergence applications by 87% – representing a cost […]

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FoodTech Meat Sustainability

Aleph Farms Hires Chief of Regulatory Affairs Ahead of Global Commercialization

New Chief of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance will help the company accelerate commercialization amidst a growing consumer demand and advancements in the regulatory environment. Aleph Farms, the first cultivated meat company to grow steaks directly from non-genetically engineered animal cells, today announced the addition of Yifat Gavriel as Chief of Regulatory Affairs and Quality […]

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AgTech Precision Agriculture Sustainability

Bom Futuro and Natter to Introduce Greeneye Precision Spraying Technology in Brazil

Following the success of its commercial launch in North America earlier this year, agtech pioneer, Greeneye Technology, today announces the first in-field testing of its breakthrough precision spraying technology in Brazil. Bom Futuro, the world’s largest producer of soybeans, and Natter, a rapidly-growing sustainable agribusiness, will run extensive field trials on farms in Mato Grosso, […]