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
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