Syngenta exercises licensing option for enabling technology from Ingenza

Ingenza, a leading industrial biotech company, is pleased to announce that Syngenta is exercising its commercial licensing option for a technology that enables the development of innovative crop protection products. This enabling technology – the result of an initial collaboration between the two companies – was developed using Ingenza’s inABLE® suite of proprietary gene expression and DNA recombination tools.

David McElroy, Chief Business Officer and Company Director at Ingenza commented: “Syngenta has chosen to license this technology after determining its utility at scale. We are very happy that it has recognised the value of Ingenza’s solution, and we will continue to provide support throughout this project.”

Stuart Harrison, Head of Technology Integration from Syngenta, added: “Syngenta supports farmers with solutions to safely feed the world and take care of our planet. Developing innovative crop protection products that enable farmers to grow food in a sustainable way is key to helping us meet our ambition. Our partnership with Ingenza helps us develop innovative crop protection products and the success of the collaboration highlights how well the teams from Syngenta and Ingenza work together; we look forward to continuing our relationship.”

For more information, visit www.ingenza.com or email sarah.scott@ingenza.com

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About Ingenza:

Ingenza is a worldwide leader in the application of industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology, providing efficient scalable bioprocesses to manufacture chemicals, biologics, pharmaceuticals and biofuels, from sustainable sources. Its scientific and commercial activities are led by a management team with over 30 years’ experience in applied bioscience and the development and commercialisation of bio-based products. In addition to engaging in strategic partnerships to tailor its bioprocess services for clients, the company also licenses its proprietary bioprocess technologies. To learn more visit www.ingenza.com or follow us on Twitter® @IngenzaLtd.

About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com . Follow us on Twitter® at @Syngenta.

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