Aqua Bounty Technologies, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier in Maynard, Massachusetts
AquaBounty Technologies is a biotechnology company focused on improving productivity in commercial aquaculture, a $144.4 billion industry and the fastest growing segment of the worldwide food industry. Our objective is the application of biotechnology to ensure the availability of high quality seafood to meet global consumer demand. AquaBounty was originally incorporated in 1991 under the name A/F Protein to pursue the commercial development of antifreeze protein-based technology under license from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1996, A/F Protein acquired a license to the AquAdvantage® technology from the University of Toronto and Memorial University of Newfoundland, and was subsequently reorganized in 2000 into two separate entities: A/F Protein, which retained the antifreeze protein technology; and AquaBounty Farms, which obtained the AquAdvantage® technology. AquaBounty Farms, headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, changed its name in 2004 to AquaBounty Technologies. In 2006, AquaBounty Technologies was listed in the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) raising $28 million in an initial public offering of stock. Mission: To play a significant part in 'The Blue Revolution' by bringing together biological sciences and molecular technology to enable an aquaculture industry capable of large-scale, efficient, and environmentally sustainable production of high quality seafood. Increased growth rates, enhanced resistance to disease, better feed-conversion rates, manageable breeding cycles, and more efficient use of aquatic production systems are all important components of a sustainable aquaculture industry.
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