A tragic accident happened in Chernobyl, Russia, a far away country. But it had a dramatic effect on our food, land, and lives then and years to come. At that time, I was a kid and did not think of it much except that it was a very sad accident in Russia. It didn’t affect me. However, scientists predicted that the radioactivity would come with the clouds to where I lived, come down in the rain and contaminate our soil and food. They also predicted that 10 to 15 years later cancer incidents would increase. Yes, the radioactivity did come with the clouds, rained on our land….. Read more
It was a pleasure to tell share our story about nematode pheromones at the New Context Conference in San Francisco, Nov 3-4, 2017.
If you missed Dr. Kaplan’s presentation, you have a second chance. Here is a video: Nematode Pheromones: The Journey from Bench to Market.
Florida Venture Forum selects 17 presenting companies out of 70 companies for the 2017 Florida Venturetech Showcase November 16 in Boca Raton.
Pheronym is very excited to be one of the selected companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced grants to help bring agricultural business ideas from the drawing board to the marketplace. Funding is made through NIFA’s Small Business Innovation Research Program.
“For small agricultural businesses, the federal government is a key, initial investor to help them get great ideas into the marketplace,” said NIFA Director, Sonny Ramaswamy. “The feasibility and scalability of these business concepts are evaluated through our peer review process, and businesses get to keep their intellectual property rights as they commercialize their ventures.” Read more
Pheronym was accepted to Tech Futures Group to have business advice.
Tech Futures Group (TFG) is a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program focusing exclusively on advising qualified technology clients located in the NorCal SBDC network coverage area. Funding from the Small Business Administration (SBA) and others allows TFG to pay its advisors and provide free services to its clients. TFG takes no equity and accepts no cash from clients.
If you missed our pitch on Demo Day, you have a second chance to watch it here!
Indiebio Blog by Kayla Liederbach
It’s no secret that the agricultural fertilizers and pesticides create major problems in our soil, water systems, animal life, and more. Thankfully there are people who aim to solve this problem, like Fatma Kaplan and Cameron Schiller, who co-founded their company Pheronym in 2012. Pheronym offers nontoxic plant protection in a new way:……Read more