Biotalys Honored with Two AgTech Breakthrough Awards

Recognition of Biotalys’ unique protein-based biocontrol solutions for food protection

GHENT, Belgium and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, today announced that it won the “Crop Protection Solution of the Year” and the “Overall Food Quality Solution of the Year” awards in the inaugural AgTech Breakthrough Awards program.

Biotalys’ protein-based biocontrols offer novel modes of action to help farmers protect yields and drastically reduce food waste by both preventing crop loss and extending post

Biotalys appoints Wim Ottevaere as Chief Financial Officer in preparation for global growth

Strengthening Executive Management Team with international financial leadership

GHENT, Belgium and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, today announced the appointment of Wim Ottevaere as Chief Financial Officer. Wim joins the Executive Management Team and will be based in Ghent. He will provide strategic financial leadership and will be focused on supporting the organization towards its next financing event.

Wim brings more than 40 years of experience in strategic financial roles, raising close to

Biotalys Expands Executive Team and Establishes U.S. Headquarters to Strengthen North American Presence

Appoints Diego Angelo as Chief Business Officer and Head of Biotalys, Inc. to prepare for biofungicide launch

GHENT, Belgium and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, today announced the expansion of its executive team and establishment of its new U.S. headquarters for Biotalys, Inc., which will be located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Appointing Diego Angelo to the newly created role of Chief Business Officer (CBO) and Head of the U.S. subsidiary, Biotalys Inc., Biotalys is preparing for

Biotalys awarded €1.6 million VLAIO research grant

Funding will enable accelerated development of a proprietary platform for the industrial production of Biotalys’ protein-based biocontrols

GHENT, Belgium, May 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, today announced that it has been rewarded a €1.6 million research grant from Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO). The grant will run over three years and will support the accelerated development of cost-efficient microbial cell factories for the industrial production of Biotalys’ unique new generation protein-based biocontrol

Biotalys’ first biocontrol proves consistent, high efficacy in global fruit and vegetables field trial program

BioFun-1 provides growers with a novel mode action to address increasing fungicide resistance

Environmentally friendly, innovative biofungicide with potential for pre- and post-harvest applications

GHENT, Belgium, May 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a transformative food and crop protection company, today announced the results from more than 100 field trials with its first, breakthrough biofungicide, BioFun-1, which is on track to launch in the United States in 2022, followed by global market introductions. Developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrol solutions

Biotalys establishes Scientific Advisory Board

SAB will provide scientific and technical advice to accelerate the development of Biotalys’ unique biocontrol solutions

GHENT, Belgium, April 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a rapidly growing and transformative Food and Crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, today announces the formation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of recognized industry experts and thought leaders who will provide scientific and technical advice to accelerate the development of Biotalys’ unique biocontrol solutions.

The SAB will accompany the Biotalys

Biotalys announces second closing of €45 million Series C financing round

Biotalys raises an additional €10m welcoming specialist US investor Novalis LifeSciences

GHENT, Belgium, March 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a rapidly growing and transformative food and crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, today announces the second closing of its Series C financing round with €10 million, bringing the total amount of capital raised through its Series C to €45 million.

The second closing of the Series C round was supported by the current shareholders and includes new specialist investor Novalis LifeSciences. Novalis

Biotalys announces collaboration with Chrysal to evaluate potential of biofungicide in flowers

GHENT, Belgium, Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Biotalys NV, a rapidly growing and transformative Food and Crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, today announces a collaboration with Chrysal to protect flowers against fungal diseases and preserve their beauty using its new generation biofungicide. The study will be conducted at Chrysal in The Netherlands and will focus on post-harvest fungal protection for cut flowers.

Chrysal is a driving force in the flower industry and worldwide market leader in flower food to protect the beauty of flowers to

AgroSavfe announces name change to Biotalys and incorporation of US subsidiary, Biotalys, Inc.

New corporate identity reflects mission to shape the future of sustainable and safe food supply

Incorporation of Biotalys, Inc. supports ambitious international growth strategy

GHENT, Belgium, Dec. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgroSavfe NV, a rapidly growing and transformative Food and Crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, today announces that its company name changes to “Biotalys”. As a result, AgroSavfe NV becomes Biotalys NV, effective immediately. In addition, to further support its international growth and to prepare the launch of its first

AgroSavfe to present at the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting 2019

GHENT, Belgium, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgroSavfe NV, a rapidly growing and transformative Food and Crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, today announces that its CEO, Patrice Sellès, will give a presentation at the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM) 2019, Basel, Switzerland.

ABIM is a joint project of the International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association, IBMA, and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, FiBL, and will be held from 21 to 23 October 2019 in the Congress Center, Basel, Switzerland.

Session details:

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AgroSavfe raises €35 million in Series C financing

  • AgroSavfe is a Belgium-based Company developing a new generation of safe and effective biocontrols
  • All existing, long-term investors participated in the capital round
  • Ackermans & van Haaren invested €10 million and joins the Board of the company

GHENT, Belgium, July 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgroSavfe NV, a rapidly growing and transformative Crop and Food protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols to protect food from farm to fork, today announces the closing of a Series C financing round.

AgroSavfe, a spin-off from the VIB (‘Vlaams Instituut voor

AgroSavfe appoints Patrice Sellès as new Chief Executive Officer and further strengthens leadership team

  • Patrice brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the Food and Crop Protection sector
  • Luc Maertens appointed Chief Operations Officer
  • Significantly strengthened AgroSavfe’s leadership team to further support accelerated growth of the Company

GHENT, Belgium, July 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgroSavfe NV, a rapidly growing and transformative AgTech company developing next generation AGROBODY™-based biocontrols, today announces the appointment of Patrice Sellès as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In addition, Luc Maertens has been appointed Chief Operations Officer (COO).

Patrice joins