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Oerth Bio receives Triangle Business Journal’s 2023 Life Sciences Award

May 5, 2023

DURHAM, N.C. (May 2, 2023) Oerth Bio, a Durham-based innovator in agricultural and crop science biotechnology, is proud to announce that it has been named a winner of the Triangle Business Journal's Life Sciences Awards for 2023.

The TBJ’s Life Sciences Awards recognize individuals and research organizations who serve as ground-breakers and trailblazers in the field. The diverse nature of the field has developed a broad spectrum of focus areas that each award recipient represents. Ranging from pharmaceuticals to biotechnology, these award categories aim to highlight the unique achievements of the individuals and organizations belonging to each.

Oerth Bio's commitment to advancing sustainable agriculture through cutting-edge biotechnological innovations has earned it a prominent position among leaders in the life sciences industry. The company's groundbreaking solutions in crop protection, plant resilience, and nutrition, address urgent global challenges such as climate change, food security, and environmental preservation. Oerth is driven by its mission for a more sustainable and environmentally responsible agricultural sector.

"It's an honor to be recognized by the Triangle Business Journal, and I am humbled to be included among such a distinguished group of life sciences professionals," said Oerth Bio CEO John Dombrosky. "This award is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team at Oerth Bio, who are committed to creating innovative and sustainable solutions for the global agricultural community."

All of the winners of this year's Life Sciences Awards will be published in a special issue of the TBJ’s May 12 edition. They will also be honored at a luncheon event the same day at the Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary.

About Oerth Bio

Oerth Bio is the only company designing targeted protein modulators specifically for plant health applications. Our protein degrader technology for agriculture aims to combine powerful efficacy with next-generation environmental sustainability. Through PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeras (PROTAC®) Molecules and the AttuneTM Platform,

Oerth Bio delivers unparalleled safety of food and feed, while achieving superior field performance for farmers.

PROTAC® is a registered trademark of Arvinas Operations, Inc., and is used under license.


Oerth Bio:
Laura Schuchart
Sr. Director Communications
phone 919 827 3054