Insects are rapidly developing resistance to both
insecticides and GM crops.
Female insects produce and release sex pheromones to attract mating partners.
Technology and products
Sustainable production of insect pheromones via fermentation.
PHERA: A Major New Grant from BBI JU Aiming to Commercialize Sustainable Pest Control with Insect Pheromones
Mar 18, 2020
A consortium of companies in Europe developing sustainable fermentation processes to produce pheromones to...Read More
The EU project OLEFINE has released a video on producing insect sex pheromones by fermentation.
Oct 31, 2019
BioPhero's Founder and CTO Irina Borodina is awarded the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators as announced by Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, at this year’s VivaTech conference in Paris.Read More
Irina Borodina wins 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators
May 17, 2019
Modern agricultural practices involving the extensive use of GMO crops and chemical insecticides create an environment with less genetic and biological variation in order to maximize the yield of agricultural products. But with insect resistance to pesticide growing, the need for new pest control technology is fast becoming urgent.Read More
Dr. Leonie Wenning receives a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship
Apr 1, 2019
AW is an insect (a moth) native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, which feeds on more than 80 plant species, including maize, rice, sorghum, millet, sugarcane, vegetable crops, and cotton.Read More
Dansk Kemi brings an article about BioPhero’s technology and its development story
Mar 15, 2019
Dansk Kemi brings an article about BioPhero’s technology and its development story. ...Read More