December 28, 2014 11:48 AM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of Mendel Biological Solutions

Company Overview

Mendel Biological Solutions focuses on the research and development of biological crop solutions that increase crop yield through naturally-derived products. Mendel Biological Solutions was formerly known as Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. and changed its name to Mendel Biological Solutions. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Hayward, California. As of December 4, 2014, Mendel Biological Solutions operates as a subsidiary of Koch Agronomic Services, LLC.

3935 Point Eden Way

Hayward, CA 94545-3720

United States

Founded in 1997

Phone:

510-264-0280

Fax:

510-264-0254

Key Executives for Mendel Biological Solutions

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 59
Senior Vice President of BioEnergy Seeds
Vice President of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Mendel Biological Solutions Key Developments

Mendel Biotechnology Mulls Sale Of Subsidiary

Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. announced its intention to sell its operating subsidiary Mendel Plant Sciences. Mendel Biotechnology has engaged Kirchner Group to advise the Board and lead the acquisition process. "The Board of Directors feels that the Company can best achieve its full potential within the context of a larger organization that has a complementary strategic focus. In this way, it could fully realize its commercial opportunities within the billion-dollar markets that its platform creates," explained Neal Gutterson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mendel Biotechnology.

Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. and Fundacion MEDINA Enter into a License Collaboration

Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. and Fundacion MEDINA have entered into a license collaboration that will enable Mendel to identify novel biostimulant products. Biostimulants are a new category of agricultural chemicals derived from natural sources and applied as seed treatments or foliar applications to improve crop productivity through improved stress tolerance, water and nutrient use efficiency, and overall growth and yield. These natural products can be brought to the market more quickly and with lower regulatory costs than synthetic chemistries. Under the agreement, MEDINA will provide Mendel with microbial extracts from elite culture collections. Mendel will run its proprietary screens on these collections to identify natural products with crop performance benefits. Those that enhance drought tolerance and increase yield are targeted as the first products from these screens.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Signs Pact with Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. to Develop Water-Efficient Corn Trait

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company's Pioneer seed unit and Mendel Biotechnology, Inc. have entered into a license collaboration to evaluate and commercialize new gene leads for increased water-use efficiency and improved photosynthesis in corn. Under the agreement, the two companies will evaluate new gene leads and test them for yield-enhancement traits in Pioneer-brand corn products. The gene leads were identified by Mendel in its plant physiology platform.

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