Ascribe Bioscience receives NSF small-business grant

AARON J. BOUCHIE | March 28, 2019

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Ascribe Bioscience, which applies the emerging field of metabolomics to the soil microbiome to develop new products for agriculture, has become the first company based on technology developed at the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) to receive a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. The agricultural biotech startup will use the $225,000 Phase I award from the NSF to develop a seed treatment technology that protects plants from a broad range of pests and pathogens.

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