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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