Micropep Technologies, a French ag biotechnology company has raised a €4 million ($4.94 million) Series A round of funding. Micropep is developing crop enhancement products using micro-RNA or miRNA.
Asilomar’s chemical input can make yields from an average year of rainfall in major row-crop growing climates as high as if rainfall was ideal, says the founders.
Solugen uses plant starch combined with specialized enzymes to manufacture hydrogen peroxide, a common household and industrial chemical used as an oxidizer, bleaching agent, and disinfectant.
Israeli investment firm Impact First Investments (IFI) announced today that it has invested an undisclosed amount in Catalyst AgTech, a company dedicated to developing technologies that minimize the environmental impacts associated with agrochemical products.
Green Biologics, a UK-based renewable chemical company, raised $76M to help support their recent plant acquisition in Minnesota. Green Biologics received $42 million in equity, led by Swire Pacific and Sofinnova Partners, and $34 million in debt financing led by Tennenbaum Capital Partners.