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Plant Science Products Company Raises $6.1M in Early Funds

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A maker of products derived from plants for vaccines and control of crop disease is raising $6.1 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Plant Science Products Company Raises $6.1M in Early Funds

Engineered Chickpea with Increased Protein Unveiled

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An agricultural biotechnology company is introducing genetically altered chickpeas with much higher protein content than today’s varieties. . . . → Read More: Engineered Chickpea with Increased Protein Unveiled

Plant-Based Protein Biotech Raises $3M in Seed Funds

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A biotechnology start-up producing proteins with more sustainable and less costly plant-based processes is raising $3 million in its seed funding round. . . . → Read More: Plant-Based Protein Biotech Raises $3M in Seed Funds

Synthetic Bio Milk Company Gains $13M in Seed Funds

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A start-up enterprise creating milk and dairy products with proteins derived from engineered microorganisms is raising $13 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Bio Milk Company Gains $13M in Seed Funds

RNA Manufacturer Goes Public in $282M Merger

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A company producing synthetic RNA for agricultural and biomedical applications is now a public company after a special-purpose acquisition. . . . → Read More: RNA Manufacturer Goes Public in $282M Merger

Biomanufacturing Materials Company Issues $500M IPO

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Zymergen Inc., a developer of materials made with synthetic biology for industrial products is raising $500 million in its initial public stock offering. . . . → Read More: Biomanufacturing Materials Company Issues $500M IPO

Microbiome Health Company Raises $40M in Early Funds

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A developer of therapies and health products addressing microbes inhabiting the human body is raising $40 million in its first venture funding round. . . . → Read More: Microbiome Health Company Raises $40M in Early Funds

Nine Campuses Join Rural Food Research Fund

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Nine universities in the U.S. are taking part in a program supporting research and entrepreneurs developing food and agricultural solutions in rural areas. . . . → Read More: Nine Campuses Join Rural Food Research Fund

Cell-Based Fish Company Gains $8.25M in Seed Funds

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The start-up enterprise Bluu Biosciences is underway creating seafood products from fish stem cells, and raising $US 8.25 million in seed funds. . . . → Read More: Cell-Based Fish Company Gains $8.25M in Seed Funds

Test Vaccine Protects Against Wide Coronavirus Range

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Researchers at two Virginia universities developed an experimental vaccine that in tests with pigs protects against SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses. . . . → Read More: Test Vaccine Protects Against Wide Coronavirus Range