Dow AgroSciences Announces R&D Collaboration With Synpromics - Quick Facts
(RTTNews.com) - Synpromics, the synthetic promoter company, and Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co. (DOW), announced a collaboration to develop Synpromics' proprietary technology for application in plant science.
An initial proof of concept project with Dow AgroSciences has commenced to demonstrate the application of Synpromics' synthetic promoter technology in certain crops, Dow Chemical said.
David Lawrence, Chairman of Synpromics, said, "This is an important deal for the company that validates the potential value to industry of our proprietary technology. For a start-up such as Synpromics to establish this collaboration with a leading multinational is an exceptional achievement. It is also notable that this is the first time that Dow AgroSciences has partnered with a company in Scotland."
Synpromics, based in Edinburgh, UK, is a privately funded synthetic biology company that has developed a proprietary technology to optimise the design of synthetic promoters.
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