Monthly Archives - August 2018

Interview – Development of biopesticides and future opportunities for SMEs

Interview - Development of biopesticides and future opportunities for SMEs Earlier this month, we kicked off our pilot JMAPP (­2018/cranfield­university­and­johnson­matthey­partnership­looks­to­nurture­fresh­growth­in­agritech) partner programme, in association with Cranfield University. As part of our open innovation strategy, we're working with three pioneering agritech businesses within the programme. Following last week's interview with Azotic Technologies (/news/Pages/Fixing­the­nitrogen­problem.aspx), it's time to meet the second… Bionema ( is a biopesticide technology developer, based out of Swansea University, Wales. The six­ year ­old business is developing chemical free pest...

Bionema has appointed Stephen Burt to its board

Bionema today announces the appointment of Stephen Burt as Finance Director. Steve, is a qualified Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse and has more than 20 years experience across a number of South Wales’s blue chip manufacturing businesses and was recently Managing Director of healthcare supplier Rocialle, part of the Clinical Solutions division of Berendsen plc.

GLAS 2018 New Product & New Plant Winners

New Products Winner NemaTrident range of Bioinsecticides — Prograss — Stand: J14 Bionema’s NemaTrident Tri-Component System nematode products incorporate a range of highly virulent insect-parasitic nematodes within the Heterorhabditis and Steinernema genera. These nematodes attack and destroy the larvae of the insect pest thus preventing future pests from developing. They are safe, non-toxic to users and consumers, decompose rapidly, and can be targeted at specific pests to avoid harming beneficial insects. These safe, sustainable products provide 70-100% kill rates. Nematrident H controls black...