PHERONYM SECURES $100K GRANT

FOR FIRST EVER AGRICULTURE BIO-CONTROL EXPERIMENT IN SPACE

International Space Station Will Host Hard Working Beneficial Nematodes

As A First Step to Sustainable Interstellar Agriculture

Nema the AstroNematode

DAVIS, CA – February 20, 2019 – Pheronym, a bio-ag-tech pest control company, announced today it has received a $100,000 research grant from the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory to conduct agriculture bio-control experiments in space.  The science will focus on Pheronym’s breakthrough nematode bio-remediation technology and determine the impact that space travel has on the ability of beneficial nematodes to effectively manage pest control.  This is the third major grant secured by Pheronym within the last year,  Keep reading.

To learn more about AstroNematode and join the mission,  visit Astronematode.com.

 

15 start-ups in the spotlight at World Agri-Tech

 
The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit places 15 agtech start-ups in the spotlights.
At the upcoming World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco (March 19-20), 15 dynamic international start-ups will take the spotlight. These start-ups will present solutions ranging from soil health, crop optimization, fertilizers, and healthy biotics, to precision irrigation, insect monitoring, off-road automation, AI and digitized farming operations. Keep reading
Pheronym is among them.

WORLD AGRI-TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON 15 START-UPS

By Laurie Bedord

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To maximize their learning opportunities and network with industry leaders and investors, 15 start-ups from around the globe will be showcasing their solutions during the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The Summit will be held March 19-20, 2019, in San Francisco, California.

Pheronym is among the 15 start-ups to showcase our new technology on a new kind of pheromone from nematodes to provide eco-friendly solutions for pest control. Keep reading

 

The Power of Synthetic Biology: 25 Thought Leaders Opine

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Synthetic biology is an interdisciplinary field, best defined as engineered solutions inspired by biology to create renewable, biodegradable, and safe materials. Synthetic biology has found applications in several areas, including healthcare, agriculture, and biomanufacturing of textiles, ink, and other consumer products. Keep reading

Dr. Kaplan is among the 25 thought leaders interviewed by Dr. Meenakshi Prabhune at Synthego.

 

IndieBio Biotech Entrepreneur Panel at UC Davis

Pheronym Co-founders, Dr. Kaplan and Mr. Schiller, were in the IndieBio Biotech Entrepreneur Panel at UC Davis on Wednesday, January 23 with networking.

What is the most important thing you learned at @indbio? “Marketing!

Afterward, the Pheronym founders met UC-Davis students, other great current and future UC Davis entrepreneurs!