The ‘Biotech’ category on iGrow News is a dedicated platform that delves into the transformative role of biotechnological advancements in agriculture. This category is focused on exploring how these innovative technologies are revolutionizing crop improvement, pest control, and sustainability in the agricultural sector.

Central to this category is the exploration of biotechnological advancements in crop improvement. It delves into how genetic engineering, CRISPR gene editing, and other biotechnological tools are being employed to develop crops with enhanced traits such as increased yield, drought tolerance, and nutrient efficiency. These advancements are not only boosting agricultural productivity but also helping in the development of crops that can withstand the challenges posed by climate change.

Pest control is another critical area covered in the ‘Biotech’ category. It highlights the development and application of biotechnological methods for managing pests and diseases in crops. This includes the use of biopesticides, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that are pest-resistant, and other biological control techniques. These methods offer environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional chemical pesticides, reducing the ecological footprint of agriculture.

Sustainability in agriculture through biotechnological means is a key focus of this category. It showcases how biotech innovations are contributing to sustainable agricultural practices. This includes the development of crops that require fewer resources, the use of biotechnology in soil and water conservation, and the role of biotech in reducing the agricultural sector’s carbon footprint.

Through comprehensive coverage of these topics, the ‘Biotech’ category on iGrow News serves as a vital resource for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and agriculture. It provides insights into the latest biotechnological breakthroughs and their applications in making agriculture more productive, sustainable, and resilient.

Biotech Funding Round Investments & Funding Round

Solarea Bio Raises $15M in Series B Financing

Solarea Bio, a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has announced a first closing of $15 million in a Series B financing.

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Changing Bio to Launch Mycoprotein Products

Shanghai-based biotech company Changing Bio was founded in 2020 to unlock the nutritional potential of limited resources efficiently. The company has completed three.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Projects

Breakthrough Properties Begins Construction on $130M Life Science Building in Philadelphia

A new life science building is being constructed at Market and S. 23rd Street in Philadelphia’s Center City District. Breakthrough Properties (website), a.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Deals Stock Market

22nd Century Group Inks Licensing Agreement with Old Pal

22nd Century Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: XXII), a leading biotechnology company focused on improving health through advanced plant technologies in reduced nicotine tobacco, hemp/cannabis,.

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Biotech Partnerships

Pairwise and PHA Partner to Further Healthy Food for Families

Pairwise, a biotechnology company leveraging CRISPR and other technology to improve America’s food system, has announced a three-year partnership with the Partnership for.

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Ayana Bio Launches Sustainable Plant Cell-Cultivated Ingredients In The US

Ayana Bio, a plant cell technology firm that creates sustainable bioactive for consumer products, has announced the release of plant cell-cultivated lemon balm.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Partnerships

ATCC and Cultivarium Collaborate to Expand Use of Non-Model Microorganisms

Cultivarium, a research organization focused on creating open-source tools for uncharacterized microorganisms, and ATCC, a biological materials management and standards organization, have teamed.

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Biotech Digital Solutions

Engineering Microbiomes with CRISPR Receives $70m in Funding

Jennifer Doudna and Jill Banfield at the Innovative Genomics Institute have launched a project called “Engineering the Microbiome with CRISPR to Improve our.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Food Tech Smart Farming Venture Fund

Oxus Capital To Launch New Visionary Fund Worth $200M

A new $200 million visionary fund will be launched by Oxus Capital, the trailblazing investment firm behind Central Asia’s first SPAC, to advance.

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AgriBusiness Biotech Funding Round Smart Farming

Locus Fermentation Solutions Secures $117M in IP-Insurance Backed Debt Financing

A $117 million debt financing deal backed by IP insurance has been secured by Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), a green technology business.

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