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BioLumic presenting at World Agri-Tech Investment Summit


BioLumic's CEO, Warren Bebb, will be presenting in a Technology Showcase session at the World Agri-Tech Investment Summit in San Francisco, March 16-17. 

BioLumic raises further $2m of Capital


BioLumic raised a further $2m in investment to fund the company's development of UV Treatment Systems for agriculture. The funding will take the company through to Q2 2017, when another investment round is planned.
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BioLumic presenting at PMA Tech Knowledge Symposium, Monterey, California, USA


BioLumic will be presenting at the Produce Marketing Association's Tech Knowledge Symposium being held in Monterey, California on May 11-13, 2015.  In addition to presenting, BioLumic will have a "Discovery Pod" at the event that will enable growers to learn more about how a BioLumic UV Treatment System can improve yields in their operations.
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Dr Jason Wargent Moderating Panel at Indoor AgCon


Dr Jason Wargent, BioLumic's Founder and Chief Science Officer, will be moderating a panel at the 3rd Indoor AgCon, in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 31- April 1 2015.  Dr Wargent will be moderating the panel titled "How do we pick the optimal lighting technology?"
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New Appointments at BioLumic


Dr Hangfeng Ji and (soon to be Dr) Luke Cooney joined BioLumic in Q4 2014.  Dr Ji, who is BioLumic's Product Development Manager - UV Devices, was previously Lead Scientist for Horticultural Array Development at Philips China.  Luke Cooney has submittted his PhD Thesis in Ecology & Biodiversity on how plants mitigate stress, focusing on light as a stressor.  Luke is joining Dr Claudia Rossig in our UV Treatment Development Team under BioLumic's Chief Science Officer, Dr Jason Wargent.
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BioLumic raises further Investment Capital


BioLumic raised a further $1.1m in investment to fund the company's development of UV Treatment Systems for agriculture. The funding will take the company through to Q4 2015, when another investment round is planned.
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BioLumic presenting at Ag Innovation Showcase, St. Louis, USA


BioLumic's CEO, Warren Bebb, will be presenting at the Ag Innovation Showcase to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, USA from 8-10 September 2014.  Only 20 companies from around the world were chosen form the 75 that applied to present.  The Ag Innovation Showcase is the most important Agtech event in the world.  It is attended by technology scouts from multinational Agrichemical and Agtech companies as well as investment managers from venture capital organisations.
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BioLumic at NZ Agri Showcase


BioLumic's CEO, Warren Bebb, presented at the New Zealand Agri Showcase on 11 June.  Seven of NZ's up-and-coming Agritech companies were selected for the event.  The showcase was hosted by NZTE's Better by Capital division, and over 100 potential investors attended.
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Dr Wargent presents at GFIA


BioLumic Founder, Dr Jason Wargent, presented at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture on 4 February 2014.  Dr Wargent explained the potential for BioLumic UV treatments, highlighted impressive improvements in yield that BioLumic treatments have achieved, as well as outlining future developments at the company.  Find out more about GFIA
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BioLumic Secures Further Investment 


BioLumic has successfully completed a new investment round with backing from Global from Day One programme (GD1).  The investment will finance customer trials and a foray into international markets.
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BioLumic secures Seed Investment and Government R&D Funding


"There's a certain circularity in the story of horticultural lighting solutions start-up Biolumic. The tale began when its founder and chief science officer, plant physiologist Jason Wargent, was prompted by the hole in the ozone layer to investigate the negative effects increased levels of ultraviolet light were having on plants. What he found, however, was that increased UV levels had many beneficial effects on the way plants grow."  To read the full article, click here.
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