Press Release
May 14, 2019

Terramera Acquires Exosect Crop Protection Technology & IP


VANCOUVER, BC – May 14, 2019 - Terramera, a leader in Technology for Clean Food, today announced the recent acquisition of a broad technology and intellectual property (IP) portfolio from Exosect Limited, covering a suite of technologies for delivering agricultural crop protection active ingredients to their intended targets. The acquired technology portfolio includes approximately 134 patents and patent applications in approximately 14 patent families.

The proprietary delivery technology platform acquired by Terramera incorporates a range of compositions that facilitate physical interactions to improve delivery of biologic and synthetic crop protection active ingredients, enhancing efficacy against a range of crop diseases and pests. Additionally, many of the delivery platform compositions are suited for use in organic agriculture.

“The acquisition of this IP portfolio will open up new opportunities and complement Terramera’s proprietary Actigate™ Targeted Performance technology,” said Karn Manhas, Terramera Founder and CEO. “The IP portfolio enhances development of safer and more effective plant protection products, enabling our vision of creating a world with affordable, clean food for everyone.”  

“The innovative technology and the associated international patent portfolio we acquired will enable Terramera to further leverage our existing intellectual property and deliver even more value to our customers, development partners and licensees”, added Graeme Herring, VP of Intellectual Property Strategy at Terramera.    

The IP portfolio extends across key market jurisdictions, including Europe, North America, South America, and Asia, and includes coverage of new and innovative delivery compositions with a wide range of active ingredients including natural, organic and conventional chemistries.

About Terramera®

Terramera is a global leader in Technology for Clean Food with a mission to increase global yields while decreasing synthetic chemical loads in agriculture, so we can grow affordable, clean food for everyone. We are committed to cultivating safe, healthy homes and environments, and developing highly effective, natural products for consumers and farmers. Terramera uses technology to unlock the power in nature, so we can live healthier, make clean food affordable and feed the world. For more information, go to:

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Heather Hildebrandt

Communications Specialist | Terramera


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