Wednesday, 19 April 2017
EDISON AGROSCIENCES LICENSES TECHNOLOGY FROM THE DANFORTH CENTER

New Software provides an Alternative Method for Identifying Relevant Genes

ST. LOUIS, MO, April 19, 2017 – Edison Agrosciences, an agricultural biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative solutions for the production of plant-based industrial materials, has licensed technology from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, the world’s largest independent non-profit plant science research institute, to enhance its ability to identify high-value gene candidates to improve natural rubber content in crops.

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December 16, 2016
EDISON AGROSCIENCES RAISES MONEY TO SUPPORT ST. LOUIS OPERATIONS

 Edison Agrosciences, a biotech company that has developed technology to increase the levels of natural rubber production in sunflowers, has reported raising a majority of the $830,000 offering it started fundraising last year after it announced it would be relocating from North Carolina to St. Louis.

Edison, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, raised $549,379 of the equity offering. The money came from seven unidentified investors, the filing said, though a chunk of that money is assumed to have come from the BioGenerator and Missouri Technology Corp., both of which committed to help funding Edison earlier this year. http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/blog/2016/01/biogenerator-investment-lures-north-carolina.html

January 25, 2016
BIOGENERATOR INVESTS IN $800,000 ROUND FOR AG BIOTECH COMPANY, EDISON AGROSCIENCES

Company will move to St. Louis as part of financing BioGenerator, an evergreen investor that creates, grows and invests in promising companies and entrepreneurs, has made a pre-seed investment into Edison Agrosciences, an ag tech company focused on using its integrated suite of technologies, including proprietary rubber pathway engineering technology, to increase the levels of rubber production in sunflower, creating a new, commercially viable rubber crop. […]    

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January 25, 2016
EDISON AGROSCIENCES TO MOVE HEADQUARTERS TO ST. LOUIS

ST. LOUIS —The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced today that Edison Agrosciences, an agriculture-technology company, will move its headquarters to St. Louis where it will create at least a half-dozen new jobs and strengthen St. Louis’s reputation as a hub for entrepreneurship and innovation. […]  

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December 24, 2015
NATURAL RUBBER BOUNCES BACK FOR FARMERS

Edison, Firestone, Ford, or Rockefeller, the giants of American industry and invention believed one crop could rule them all: natural rubber. Industrialization, subterfuge and war couldn’t gain rubber a crop foothold in the United States, but latex-producing plants are back on the edge of farmland, backed by the muscle of genetic breeding. Natural rubber is a titan’s playground, with U.S. market value upwards of $40 billion each year, and a mere crumb from the table could bring windfall profits to U.S. growers […]

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January 10, 2015
EDISON AGROSCIENCES RECEIVES NSF GRANT TO IMPROVE CROP PLANT TRANSFORMATION 

St. Louis, MO, and Research Triangle Park, NC – January 10, 2015 – Today Edison Agrosciences, an agricultural biotechnology company, announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants by the National Science Foundation (NSF). […]

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