• synthetic biology, ark research, genomic sequencing. innovation, oil

    Disruptive Innovation: Open Source Synthetic Biology

    by | Health
    Mentioned Companies: BAYRY, BG, DD, DOW, EVGN, MON, SYT, SZYM

    OpenPlant, an open source initiative1 , recently granted £12 million ($20 million) to the University of Cambridge and the John Innes Centre to develop a DNA registry for synthetic biology research focused on plants. OpenPlant treats plant genes and molecular pathways like circuits that can be arranged in various combinations to create entirely new species. […]

  • Africa, farming, arable land africa, cereal yield africa, cereal yield, arable land, united states, us, ark, ark investment management, investment management, investing, new york, etfs, research, innovation, disruptive innovation,

    Africa: The Final Farming Frontier

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: AGCO, CNHI, DD, DE, MON, SYT

    As Africa moves through a structural transformation driven by agricultural innovation, several companies are capitalizing on the shift. Technology upgrades will allow African farmers to farm more land in less time, helping to feed the continent’s booming population. Improved yields, labor productivity, and economies of scale will reshape the African continent. Sub-Saharan Africa has considerable […]