Tag: Bayer

Bayer issues call for renewable consumer healthcare packaging

Bayer issues call for renewable consumer healthcare packaging

September 12, 2022 |

In Germany, pharmaceutical giant Bayer has issued a “packaging challenge” as it looks for more sustainable options for its plethora of products.  The company has tapped yet2, an open innovation services provider, to help in its search for biodegradable, compostable, or dissolvable packaging solutions derived from sustainable sources for products packaged in sachets and/or rigid […]

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Bayer launches sustainable agriculture hub to link farmers with processors

Bayer launches sustainable agriculture hub to link farmers with processors

August 15, 2022 |

In Missouri, Reuters reports that Bayer has launched its ForGround electronic platform to help farmers boost the sustainability of their production while in turning linking them with food and fuel producers wanting to ensure a more sustainable supply chain. The sustainable agriculture hub will track data such as weather, soil, seed and farming practices and […]

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Bayer boosts CoverCress shareholding to 65%

Bayer boosts CoverCress shareholding to 65%

August 1, 2022 |

In Germany, Bayer, Bunge and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. have signed a shareholders’ agreement in connection with Bayer’s acquisition of a 65 percent majority ownership of the winter oilseed producer CoverCress, Inc. The remaining 35 percent of CCI will continue ownership under Bunge and Chevron.  Oil extracted from CoverCress™ grain is designed to achieve a lower […]

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Part of Bayer’s $10B writedown due to farmers hit by low biofuels prices

Part of Bayer’s $10B writedown due to farmers hit by low biofuels prices

November 3, 2020 |

In Germany, Reuters reports Bayer has made $10 billion in writedowns against its new Monsanto acquisition in part due to farmers hit by low biofuels prices that in turn weighed on demand for its products. Depreciation of the Brazilian real amongst other FX issues and interest rates were the majority of the writedowns while the […]

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BASF to Buy Bayer’s Seed Assets for Billions

BASF to Buy Bayer’s Seed Assets for Billions

October 21, 2017 |

In New Jersey, BASF agreed to buy almost all of Bayer’s seed assets including LibertyLink seeds and chemistry for $7 billion, assuming the Bayer acquisition of Monsanto goes through. If all goes as planned, BASF will gain 1,800 Bayer employees, 700 of them in North America and 81 Bayer sites. This is BASF’s first time […]

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Psst! The latest bioeconomy flashes from Bayer, Gingko, BioAmber, Joule, TerraVia, Corbion, Phytelligence, DNA Script

Psst! The latest bioeconomy flashes from Bayer, Gingko, BioAmber, Joule, TerraVia, Corbion, Phytelligence, DNA Script

September 14, 2017 |

While we’ve been busy fleeing Hurricane Irma, it’s been a busy week for the techies running the Digest’s Very Large Gossip Array —  the airwaves have been crackling as some familiar faces re-surface. Let’s review. Bayer, Ginkgo’s $100 Million  Baby News just arrived from Germany that Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks will create a new company […]

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Hook-Up of the Year: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Bayer & Monsanto

Hook-Up of the Year: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Bayer & Monsanto

September 20, 2016 |

Late last week, the extended courtship between Bayer and Monsanto, which saw the dowry offer raised four times by Bayer, resulted in a $127.50 all-cash offer for Monsanto, which Monsanto’s board accepted. A whopping $66 billion in all — one of the largest all-cash acquisitions, ever. Bayer and Monsanto put together this deck on the […]

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Bayer-Monsanto Hook Up: Good News or Bad Tidings for the Advanced Bioeconomy?

Bayer-Monsanto Hook Up: Good News or Bad Tidings for the Advanced Bioeconomy?

September 20, 2016 |

Late last week, the extended courtship between Bayer and Monsanto, which saw the dowry offer raised four times by Bayer, resulted in a $127.50 per share all-cash offer for Monsanto, which Monsanto’s board accepted. A whopping $66 billion in all — one of the largest all-cash acquisitions, ever. Reactions to the deal fall into three […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Bayer, Bunge and Monsanto

Strategic Intent: The Digest 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Bayer, Bunge and Monsanto

August 24, 2016 |

This season, we are conducting Strategic Intent, our 19 webinar series on major companies and their partnerships, progress and plans in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this edition, we explored Bayer, Bunge and Monsanto in the interactive webinar format. Here are the slides from our Digest presentation, focusing on the innovations, M&A activity, target molecules and more for […]

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Ceres licenses genome visualization software to Bayer CropScience

Ceres licenses genome visualization software to Bayer CropScience

July 9, 2014 |

In California, Ceres announced that the company has licensed its Persephone genome visualization application to Bayer CropScience. The multi-year software license and collaboration agreement provides a non-exclusive license to Bayer as well as professional services including support, customizations and maintenance. Originally developed for in-house use by Ceres, Persephone allows researchers to rapidly zoom in and […]

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