AquaBounty was the first company to obtain FDA approval for genetically modified seafood intended for human consumption. We spoke to COO Alejandro Rojas ahead of the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit in Amsterdam in October.
Investors are paying attention. So are larger meat, dairy and seafood groups. And yet the cell ag industry still has a long way to go, agreed delegates of the recent New Harvest conference in Boston. Brittany Solano reports for AFN.
Remember doing the “smell test” before you poured the contents of your questionable, perhaps expired milk bottle on your morning cereal? French startup Aryballe has a solution to that deep, apprehensive whiff.
The duo is hoping to smash one of the biggest barriers to biologics adoption by providing farmers with a way to cultivate living microbial inputs on the farm that cannot survive in the current supply chain without cold storage.
Earlier this month, a Russian agtech startup called Intterra entered into a partnership with global agribusiness Syngenta to use its digital platform in Russia, connecting more than 100 farmers across 2 million hectares (nearly 5 million acres) of cropland in 2019.
Noluma has developed a unique technology that measures the light protection of packaging as a function of its effects on the product contents by placing a marker ingredient in a solution inside a test package, which is then exposed to intense light.
Management teams in plant genetics companies have likely been asked by at least one well-intending board member: “Are we using CRISPR? I sat next to this guy on the plane and he said that CRISPR will change everything," writes Vonnie Estes.