Ag Tech Investment News
Nuritas Sets Irish Record with $3.2 M First round financing led by New Protein Capital
Nuritas, a start-up using artificial intelligence that is reinventing therapeutics discovery, announced a $3.2 million financing, the highest initial investment ever raised by an Irish company operating in this space.
Precisionhawk Partners with Indiana State University to Research Drone Safety Technologies and Aerial Data Applications
PrecisionHawk and Indiana State University have signed a research and development partnership that aims to advance the unmanned aerial systems industry from multidisciplinary perspectives. The university-business collaboration will focus on safety, education, training and algorithm development for PrecisionHawk’s DataMapper aerial data software.
Syngenta and DSM to develop and Commercialize Biological Solutions for Agriculture
Syngenta and DSM announced an R&D partnership to develop microbial-based agricultural solutions, including bio-controls, bio-pesticides and bio-stimulants. The companies aim to jointly commercialize solutions from their discovery platform.
The collaboration aims to accelerate the delivery of a broad spectrum of products based on naturally occurring micro-organisms for pre- and post-harvest application around the world. These organisms can protect crops from pests and diseases, combat resistance and enhance plant productivity and fertility.