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ISCA Global has been formed through the merger of ISCA Technologies (US), ISCA Tecnologias (Brazil) and ATGC Biotech (India) to bring together 25 years of research and development into insect control products that are less harmful to the environment.
The cheat-sheet comprises 14 international agri-tech start-ups that will present their tech at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in London on October 15-16; they come with a special seal of approval from the organizers, the Brighton-based Rethink Events.
Prodded by rising public concerns about climate change, the UK government wants its agricultural sector to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. This is a bold target and there isn't enough heft in the right places, British investors have warned AFN.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the Tesco's Finest of them all?
Ten agri-tech start-ups have been flinging 7-minute pitches at UK supermarket giant Tesco and its supply chain partners for most of Monday.
Much attention on the work at Creoptix has been on the use of their bioanalytical instruments in the discovery of new drugs and cures for diseases. But there is a relevant agtech application as well, a spokesperson for the company tells AFN
I tucked into my first ever breakfast in Israel early this Sunday morning faced with a blatantly biblical reminder, but there's nothing typical about the future milk and honey being developed by the country's booming foodtech scene.
The Israeli agritech company FruitSpec — which is carving out a niche using hyperpectral imagery to count fruits —is set to officially close its $4 million Series A fundraise at the Agrivest conference in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Get the scoop here!