Bio-based pheromones for sustainable agriculture

The challenge

Insects are rapidly developing resistance to both
insecticides and GM crops.

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Pheromone Solutions

Female insects produce and release sex pheromones to attract mating partners.

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Technology and products

Sustainable production of insect pheromones via fermentation.

Technology and Products

Latest news

  • BioPhero Featured in Labiotech – Europe’s leading Biotech News Website

    Jun 23, 2020

    BioPhero is featured in an article about agricultural biotechnology in Europe’s leading biotech news...

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    BioPhero Makes the Front Page of Berlingske Business

    Jun 22, 2020

    The Novo Nordisk Foundation has decided to allocate EUR 100 million over the next...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Leonie Wenning

    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.

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  • 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.    ...

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