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Halifax, NS - CarbonCure Technologies Inc. announced today that it has closed a strategic round of investment led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, one of the world’s most sought-after clean technology investment partners.  more...

September 24, 2018 – (Kalamazoo, Michigan) – Vestaron, a company dedicated to improving the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through migration from chemical pesticides to biologic peptides, today announces the appointment of Ben Cicora as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. With more than fifteen years of commercial experience across large and small agricultural companies, Ben will lead the build-out of Vestaron’s commercial team and commercialization of Vestaron’s growing portfolio of bioinsecticides.  more...

September 20, 2018 – (Kalamazoo, Michigan) – Vestaron Corporation today announces approval from the EPA of its Spear®-Lep bioinsecticide for control of lepidopterans in high- value field crops.  more...

Vancouver, British Columbia - (September 18, 2018) - Aspect Biosystems, a privately held biotechnology company focused on commercializing cutting-edge bioprinting technologies, is pleased to announce a new collaboration to develop human liver tissue with JSR Corporation, a leading materials supplier in a variety of technology driven markets. Through this collaboration, Aspect’s proprietary Lab-on-a-Printer™ 3D bioprinting platform and JSR’s advanced materials technology will be used to develop vascularized human liver lobules.  more...

Halifax, Nova Scotia - (August 21, 2018) - CarbonCure Technologies is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with Central Concrete Supply Co., Inc. (“Central Concrete”), a northern California business unit of U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR). This partnership will enable building developers and infrastructure construction across the west San Francisco Bay region to access concrete made with recycled CO2 by Fall 2018.  more...

July 12, 2018 – (Kalamazoo, Michigan) – Vestaron Corporation, a company dedicated to improving the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through migration from chemical pesticides to biologic peptides, announces today the full launch and availability of its SPEAR®-T bioinsecticide, following final EPA approval this month of its manufacturing process for a liquid formulation.  more...

ST. LOUIS, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLeaf Symbiotics, the agricultural biologicals company engaged in discovery, development, production, and commercialization of biological products, announced today that Aaron Kelley, Ph.D. has joined the company as Vice President of Manufacturing.  more...

June 20, 2018 – (Kalamazoo, Michigan) – Vestaron, a company dedicated to improving the safety, efficacy and sustainability of crop protection through displacement of chemical pesticides with biologic peptides today announces the appointment of Anna Rath as Chief Executive Officer. With more than a decade of experience across multiple venture-backed ag-tech companies, Anna will lead the transformation of Vestaron from the R&D phase of its development through its commercial phase.  more...

(May 15, 2018) - Roberts Oxygen Company, Inc., America’s leading independent distributor of compressed industrial gases, has teamed up with CarbonCure Technologies to provide a complete solution for innovative carbon dioxide utilization for the concrete industry in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey.  more...

In an April, 2018 article on Physics World, Matthew Cohen outlines the advantages and disadvantages of different funding options for companies seeking to transform innovative materials into material rewards.  more...

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