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16 Nov

Oxford Biotrans secures Innovate UK grant

Oxford Biotrans has recently secured funding from the latest round of Innovate UK ‘Sustainable Innovation Fund’ to support the further development of our natural nootkatone product – with the aim to build on the competitive advantage of this F&F and emerging insect repellent.

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13 Oct

Oxford Biotrans raises £2.1 million

10th October 2017 Oxford Biotrans has announced that it has closed £2.1m in new funding. The investment was led by Touchstone Innovations (formerly Imperial Innovations) with participation from existing shareholders including the University of Oxford and Oxford Investment Consultants/Oxford Technology and Innovations EIS Fund, alongside new investment from Perivoli Innovations. The company commercialises new natural

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01 Mar

Oxford Sparks podcast

There is a growing global industry for natural flavours in our everyday products – replacing chemically made compounds with those made in biology. Here in Oxford, a group of scientists are getting a ‘taste’ of the action by making natural flavours through modern day brewing. Focusing on the scent and flavour of grapefruit, where global

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01 Nov

Smarter Smells

After years of research, the flavour and fragrance industry is increasingly turning to biotechnology for commercial production, as Emma Davies for Chemistry World reports. Read more here

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