Edinburgh, Scotland, 19 August 2022 – Green Bioactives Ltd (‘GBL’), a company pioneering the discovery, development and sustainable production of high-value plant natural products, announces that its founder Professor Gary Loake will present at the International Conference of Plant Reactive and Oxygen and Nitrosative Species in Ghent, Belgium, 23-27 August 2022, giving a Plenary Lecture on the molecular basis of the plant immune system.
The conference explores novel approaches for the protection of plants from biotic and abiotic stresses and the potential biotechnological approaches that could be employed to ameliorate the impacts of these environmental insults.
Professor Loake will hold a discussion with Professor Marc Van Montague, an early pioneer of molecular plant science and co-founder of Plant Genetic Systems, one of the world’s first plant biotechnology companies, regarding the application of plant natural products to improve human health and well-being.
About Green Bioactives
Green Bioactives ("GBL”) is a world leader in the commercial utilisation of plant vascular stem cells, which has allowed it to create a reliable and economically attractive platform for the sustainable biomanufacturing of plant biomolecules for the cosmetics, pharma, food and agricultural industries.
GBL’s platform provides much improved and sustainable access to the huge, diverse, and valuable library of bioactives generated by the world’s plant population.
GBL is working with several world leading partners to produce high value bioactives that cannot be produced sustainably or economically using other approaches. The company’s capabilities span initial isolation of the bioactive producing plant cells through to the supply of the final purified product.
GBL’s knowledge of plant vascular stem cells also provides the opportunity for the company to develop novel approaches that address the global need for sustainable, more efficient food production.
GBL was founded in 2020 and is currently based at the Roslin Innovation Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland.