News 2018

VISIT AND MEET BIONEMA AT ABIM

We invite you to meet our team of biocontrol experts at Booth 42 at ABIM exhibition, 22-24 October 2018, Basel We look forward to revealing our latest products and services, which are already creating interest across the industry worldwide. Please visit us on the stand, or arrange a meeting, to discuss your needs during this important international biocontrol industry event. Bionema is a biopesticide technology company engaged in the research, development and commercialisation of an innovative delivery platform/products utilising natural microorganisms (nematodes, fungi,...

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 (https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/press/news­2018/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 (https://bionema.com/) 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...

Bionema raises £500,000

Bionema Ltd, a biotech company, announces the completion of £500,000 equity investment, led by an overseas private investor with co-investment from the Development Bank of Wales, Swansea Innovations, Swansea University, and existing investors. The Swansea University Medical School’s Institute of Life Science based biotech company specialises in the development and sales of bio-pesticides in the agri-food sector. The investment will be used to develop organic pesticides that will reduce the use of chemical pesticide for crop pest control. It is estimated...

Bionema selected for exclusive partnership programme

Bionema Ltd is one of only three companies hand-picked to join a cohort that will take part in the exclusive Johnson Matthey AgriTech Partnership Programme (JMAPP). The announcement follows a five-week global search for companies and individuals who want to develop their innovative AgriTech solutions. Bionema will be given the opportunity to develop their microencapsulation technology within an intense programme of collaboration and scientific and management support from Cranfield University and Johnson Matthey. As part of this cohort, Bionema will have...

Pest Control Training Courses for Growers, Greenkeepers and Foresters

25th, 26th & 31st January 2018 Lantra House, Stoneleigh Park, nr Coventry, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG Are you getting the most from your biological pest control systems? The answer is almost certainly not! Why? Because these are living organisms - nematodes, fungi, bacteria, beneficial insects and others - that need an understanding of how best to use them. The way they are stored, handled and applied are all important, without proper care they may not deliver the efficacy you need. These training courses will include presentation,...