AgBiome Leverages Ginkgo Strain Optimization Services to Optimize Agricultural Biological Pipeline
By leveraging Ginkgo’s ultra high throughput encapsulated screening capabilities, AgBiome aims to unlock even higher performance of its microbial strain pipeline
AgBiome® a leader in global microbial innovation and Ginkgo Bioworks (NYSE: DNA), which is building the leading platform for cell programming and biosecurity, today announced a partnership to optimize the performance of products in AgBiome’s pipeline of agricultural biologicals. Organizations developing next generation agricultural inputs can access Ginkgo’s platform to accelerate discovery and deployment of new products. By leveraging Ginkgo’s ultra high throughput encapsulated screening capabilities, AgBiome aims to provide growers with new and improved live microbial strain products.
“We believe we can identify improved variants at massive scale, which can help deliver more potent agricultural biologicals and bring the next generation of products to market,” said Magalie Guilhabert, Head of Ag Biologicals, Ginkgo Bioworks. “We are thrilled to work with an industry leader like AgBiome as we seek to optimize live microbial strain products in their pipeline and provide even better solutions to growers around the world.”
“AgBiome is committed to creating the most effective crop protection products, and we are always looking for new technologies to enable better performance,” said Scott Uknes, Co-founder and Co-CEO of AgBiome.
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