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Enzymatic biopesticides - functional crop protection of tomorrow

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Background

Pesticides are used to prevent diseases and to increase the food production capacity for centuries. The usage of pesticides is causing problems such as health effects, environmental pollution and food safety problems. According to World Health Organization 3,000,000 cases of pesticide poisoning and 220,000 deaths are reported in developing countries annually. The increasing need for food and the concern of the use of toxic chemical pesticides, force growers to look for new environmentally friendly products.

There is a growing gap between what bio-solutions market can offer and what growers need. BioMosae is developing a highly and wide effective, low cost biological crop protection ingredient EnzymeCP®, based on enzymes. From scientific literature enzymes are not only known for their antifungal activity but also for their growth enhancing properties.

As a biological production platform we are using a proprietary enzyme-producing microbe (BM-1) in combination with enhanced tailormade immobilization technology, enabling us to produce in a continuous system, against low cost.

Technology

Our BM-1 strain produces enzymatic substance which has antifungal properties and growth enhancing effect

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Our BM-1 strain can be immobilized, while keeping enough activity

Unique process conditions under which immobilized BM-1 strain can produce in a continuous system

2019 - Q1

2019 - Q3

2019 - Q4

2020

2020 - 2021

2022

Obtain funding

Secure IP

Efficacy Tests (Botany)

Process Optimization

Registration of EnzymeCP as active ingredient & production preparation

Partnering with industry partners and preparation of product registration

 
 

Partners

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R&D Technology Partner

Funding

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Technology partner

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Development partner

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Materials Testing

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Technical & Marketing Study

Funding

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Development partner

Patent

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Development partner

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Team

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Alex Schmeets              CEO

Specialist in bringing innovations to the market with 20+ years of experience in business development. Worked for both international corporations as for start-ups.
At the intersection of technology, innovation and business development. Holding master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands.

E. aschmeets@biomosae.com 
T. +31 (0)6 81 399 128

Guuske Busscher       CTO

15+ years of experience in several multinationals such as Johnson & Johnson, DSM and Aspen. In various positions a.o.: scientist (medicinal chemistry) and Business Development. Currently she holds a position within Brightlands MHC as senior business development manager. Guuske holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry and an MBA.

E. gbusscher@biomosae.com 
T. +31 (0)6 15 948 268

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Tereza Hnátková       Scientific manager

15 years working experience environmental consulting. She has been coordinating five finished and eight ongoing national research projects, dealing mainly with biotechnological processes including decontamination of organic pollutants in soil, water and air. Presently, she is also responsible for technical quality of biocatalysts production.

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Veronika Simonová     Scientist

Veronika has 5 years working experiences in laboratory services and management. She has been cooperating on two ongoing research projects focusing on biopesticides and nanotechnologies. Veronika holds an Ing. in Biotechnology  from the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague.

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Christian Schmitz     researcher

Christian is researcher of Biomosae for product and process development. Also, he's a PhD student at Maastricht University and currently hold a MSc. in molecular biotechnology at the RWTH Aachen with more than 7 years of experience in recombinant protein production, bacterial cultivation, downstream processing and design-of-experiments.