FuturaGene signs agreement for rights to Acardia Biosciences technologies

February 7, 2013 |

In California, Arcadia Biosciences and FuturaGene, Inc announced that they have signed an agreement for FuturaGene to develop eucalyptus and poplar trees using Arcadia’s Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Water Use Efficiency technologies.

Under the terms of the agreement, FuturaGene receives non-exclusive global rights to NUE and WUE technologies, expanding FuturaGene’s pipeline to enhance the performance of plantation forestry species. Arcadia Biosciences is an agricultural technology company focused on the development of agricultural products, with agronomic traits, including NUE, Water Efficiency, Salt Tolerance, Heat Tolerance, and Herbicide Tolerance. FuturaGene focuses on plant genetic research and development for the global forestry, biopower, and biofuel markets.

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