EcoPesticides Debuts eShield at TVC Deal Stream Summit

EcoPesticides International is debutting eShield™, a novel encapsulation technology for biopesticides, at Technology Ventures Corporation’s (TVC) 2015 Deal Stream Summit on October 6 at the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.

EcoPesticides Names Miller Chief Technology Officer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 19, 2015 – – EcoPesticides International, Inc., which is developing novel biopesticide and microencapsulation technologies for crop protection, has announced the hiring of Steven C. Miller, Ph.D., as chief technology officer (CTO).

EcoPesticides Signs Cooperative R&D Agreement with USDA

EcoPesticides International, Inc., a New Mexico start-up company developing novel biologic-based pesticides and encapsulation technologies, has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

Ecopesticides Closes Series A Round

EcoPesticides International, a New Mexico-based startup company developing “green” biologic pesticides with proprietary, performance-enhancing encapsulation technology, has announced the completion of its $400,000 Series A Round of funding.

STC.UNM’s Co-Investment Fund Invests $89,000 in EcoPesticides

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., December 9, 2014 – – Capital is the lifeblood of early stage companies. Thanks to the STC.UNM (STC) Co-Investment Fund, EcoPesticides International has just received a significant infusion. STC has invested $89,000 in the Albuquerque-based startup company that has licensed University of New Mexico (UNM) technology to make biologic-based “green” pesticides more effective in protecting against harmful pests while doing no harm to the environment.

EcoPesticides Taps Rodgers for Santa Fe Development Lab

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., September 30, 2014 – – EcoPesticides International, Inc., which is developing microbial pest control technology to combat specifically targeted insect pests, has announced the hiring of Katherine Rodgers to lead the company’s new development laboratory in Santa Fe.

EcoPesticides Signs Licensing Agreement with STC.UNM for Microbial Pesticide Technology

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., July 9, 2014 – – EcoPesticides International, Inc., has signed a licensing agreement for a novel “green” microbial-based pesticide technology with STC.UNM, the University of New Mexico’s technology transfer and economic development organization.

EcoPesticides Announces Leadership Team with Eye on Accelerating “Green” Pesticide Commercialization

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 3, 2014 – – EcoPesticides International, Inc., has added four biotech industry veterans to its leadership team. Les Stewart has been named CEO and president, Ravi H. Durvasula, M.D., is chief science officer, Adam Forshaw is chief technology officer, and David W. Miller, Ph.D., is a member of the board of directors.

Sandia National Labs Awards Technical Assistance Grant to EcoPesticides

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., January 15, 2014 – The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program has approved a $60,000 grant under their leveraged projects program for EcoPesticides International, Inc. The grant will allow EcoPesticides to utilize expertise of scientists at Sandia National Laboratories to further the development of their “green” pesticides based on proprietary fungi-encapsulation technology. EcoPesticides’ chief technology officer and inventor of the technology, Adam Forshaw, will be working closely with Sandia scientists to advance the technology.

New Mexico Start-Up Factory Launches EcoPesticides International

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., December 15, 2012 – – The New Mexico Start-Up Company has launched a start-up company focused on developing environmentally friendly pesticides using technology developed at the University of New Mexico.