XTREM BIOTECH JOINS TERRA FOOD & AGTECH ACCELERATOR
Xtrem Biotech has been selected to team up with multinational leaders including Nestlé, GrainCorp and Tate & Lyle to fuel groundbreaking transformation in Food and Agriculture
Xtrem Biotech, a spin-off company founded in 2013 from a research group of the University of Granada (Spain) focused on the development, production and commercialization of sustainable, microorganism-based biopesticides and biostimulants from a proprietary library of extremophile microbes.
TERRA, the leading Food and Agriculture Accelerator, has selected Xtrem Biotech into its third cohort kicking off next week in San Francisco – near the headquarters of RocketSpace - one of the program’s founding partners. Xtrem Biotech was selected as one of the 17 most innovative startups from across the globe to work alongside industry giants including founding partner Rabobank, as well as AgroFresh, Beta San Miguel, Graincorp, Griffith Foods, Grupo Azuca de Mexico, Nestlé USA, OSI and Tate & Lyle. Xtrem Biotech will be focused on the use of microorganisms as biostimulants and biofungicide products to complement and substitute agrochemicals.
Founded in 2016, TERRA is a global innovation accelerator fueling groundbreaking transformation in Food & Agriculture in order to advance the well-being of our people and our planet. The program brings together experts, decision-makers, and innovators across the entire value chain - fostering connections that catapult major breakthroughs into scalable solutions by pairing emerging growth companies with established multinationals, in a pilot-driven engagement that leads to tangible results.
"We are excited and honored to be selected to participate in this important innovation accelerator. It’s a wonderful opportunity to show our technology in collaboration with these industry giants" said Borja Torres, Xtrem Biotech CEO.