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German chemical giant BASF has joined forces with Israel’s Kaiima Bio-Agritech, a genetics and breeding technology company, to work on discovery of novel herbicide resistance traits for the development of new weed control systems. The multi-year collaboration will leverage Kaiima's proprietary EP technology platform, a non-GMO breeding tool said to enhance plant performance by inducing novel diversity within the genome, using the plant's own DNA.
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Collaborations in biotechnology
Commercial and academic collaborations are used throughout the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector to enhance research and product development. Collaborations can take the form of research and evaluation agreements, licensing, partnerships etc. ...
Genetic engineering is the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The goal is to add one or more new traits that are not already found in that organism. Examples of genetically engineered (transgenic) organisms currently on the market include...