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Jun 23, 2014, 08:02 ET

Oxitec Completes Oversubscribed £6.1 Million ($10.2 Million) Fundraising to Commercialise Pioneering Dengue Mosquito Control Technology

Oxitec, a pioneer in the control of insects that spread disease and damage crops, today announced the completion of a £6.1 million ($10.2...

May 30, 2014, 04:00 ET

Day 1 for Panama's Newest Pest Control as Gorgas Memorial Institute Recruits Oxitec's GE Mosquitoes to Lead the Fight Against the Dengue Menace

Oxitec's genetically engineered (GE) mosquitoes have taken wing for the first time in Panama, as part of an innovative approach to combatting the...

Apr 10, 2014, 13:29 ET

High Tech Solution for Controlling the Dengue Mosquito Is Approved by CTNBio

The National Technical Commission for Biosecurity (CTNBio), the collegiate body responsible for approval and regulation of transgenic organisms in...

Apr 10, 2014, 09:07 ET

Dengue Mosquito Population Reduced by 79% in Jacobina, Bahia, Using Oxitec Solution

 A project taking place in Jacobina, Bahia has again shown the effectiveness of the Oxitec OX513A mosquito in reducing the dengue...

Apr 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Dengue Mosquito Population Reduced by 79% in Jacobina, Bahia, Using Oxitec Solution

A project taking place in Jacobina, Bahia has again shown the effectiveness of the Oxitec OX513A mosquito in reducing the dengue mosquito...

Jan 28, 2014, 16:34 ET

Panamá aprova avaliação de mosquito geneticamente modificados

 O Panamá aprovou agora a próxima fase de avaliação dos mosquitos estéreis da Oxitec como uma nova ferramenta para...

Jan 28, 2014, 08:41 ET

Panamá dice ' Adelante ' para la evaluación de mosquitos GenéticamenteModificados

Panamá ha aprobado la siguiente fase de evaluación para los mosquitos estériles de Oxitec como una nueva herramienta para combatir...

Jan 28, 2014, 07:49 ET

Panama Says 'GO' to GM Mosquito Evaluation

Panama has now approved the next phase of evaluation for Oxitec's sterile mosquitoes as a novel tool to combat the dengue mosquito. The...

Sep 04, 2013, 03:00 ET

Oxitec's Olive Fly Strain Could Become First GM Insect to Undergo Field Evaluation in the EU

Oxitec has applied to Spanish regulatory authorities for permission to carry out a netted field evaluation of its olive fly strain: a novel...

Jun 20, 2013, 07:00 ET

Moscamed lança projeto piloto com mosquitos GM da Oxitec na luta contra o mosquito da dengue

 A Moscamed realizou hoje as primeiras liberações dos mosquitos GM da Oxitec em um ato simbólico, que contou com a...

Jun 20, 2013, 03:00 ET

Moscamed Launches Urban Scale Project Using Oxitec GM Mosquitoes in Battle Against Dengue

Today Moscamed made the first releases of Oxitec GM mosquitoes to mark the launch of a new programme to control the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti...

May 20, 2013, 09:00 ET

Oxitec informa que hay 96% de supresión del mosquito del dengue en las pruebas brasileñas

El enfoque innovador de Oxitec para el control de plagas se ha demostrado de nuevo en una prueba adicional realizada por Moscamed en Brasil. En...

May 20, 2013, 08:00 ET

Oxitec Report 96% Suppression of the Dengue Mosquito in Brazilian Trials

Mandacaru field trial report - press summary Oxitec's ground-breaking approach to pest control has again been demonstrated in a further trial...

May 20, 2013, 07:00 ET

Oxitec reduz em 96% população de mosquitos da dengue em testes realizados no Brasil

A tecnologia inovadora de controle de insetos vetores e pragas desenvolvida pela Oxitec foi mais uma vez demonstrada com êxito.  A...

Apr 16, 2013, 09:42 ET

Oxitec and Chinese Scientists Collaborate in Developing Male-only Silkworm Strain to Help Boost Silk Production

Oxitec today announced the development of strains of the silkworm, Bombyx mori, which allow production of exclusively male populations and...

Apr 09, 2013, 08:17 ET

Oxitec Recognised by Prestigious Frost and Sullivan Award for its Pioneering System of Pest Control

Oxitec is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2013 Europe New Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, in recognition of its...

Oct 01, 2012, 07:13 ET

Oxitec Joins Prime Minister David Cameron on Brazil Trade Mission as Exemplar UK Export Business

Oxitec, the UK Biotech company pioneering an innovative new approach to combating Dengue fever, joined a UK trade mission to Sao Paulo and Rio de...

Sep 11, 2012, 08:59 ET
Sep 10, 2012, 15:20 ET

Oxitec y la MRCU informan haber disminuido en un 80% una población de mosquito del dengue en Gran Caimán mediante la liberación de mosquitos macho modificados genéticamente - Nature Biotechnology

Las liberaciones de los mosquitos modificados genéticamente de Oxitec lograron reducir en un 80% una población local de mosquitos en las...

Sep 10, 2012, 14:00 ET

Oxitec and MRCU Report 80% Suppression of a Dengue Mosquito Population in Grand Cayman by Release of Engineered Sterile Male Mosquitoes - Nature Biotechnology

Releases of Oxitec's genetically modified mosquitoes achieved an 80% reduction of a local mosquito population in the Cayman Islands, as described...