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in the News

May 4, 2023
With Youngkin's Support, UVA-Born company announces new Charlottesville Plant

On Thursday afternoon, Pourtaheri and Shakeel – with Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin in attendance – announced plans to build a pilot fermentation plant in a building near their company headquarters on Seminole Trail in Charlottesville.

May 4, 2023
Gov. Youngkin announces expansion of Charlottesville startup AgroSpheres

Governor Glenn Youngkin stopped by Seminole Place to announce the expansion of Agrospheres, a Charlottesville startup.

Feb 9, 2023
AgroSpheres Showcase at Donald Danforth Science Center

AgroSpheres Showcases novel biological modalities at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

PR Posts

Press Releases

May 4, 2023
Virginia Agriculture Startup to Expand in Albemarle County with $25 Million Investment

AgroSpheres to create over 50 jobs, enhance production, and build a demonstration facility for new products

Oct 25, 2022
AgroSpheres Raises $22 million Series B to Accelerate Commercialization and Manufacturing of Reliable Biobased Solutions

AgroSpheres raises $22 million in a Series B funding round to accelerate commercialization and manufacturing of reliable biobased solutions.

Jun 7, 2022
AgroSpheres Announces Novel Modalities Partnership with Bayer

AgroSpheres’ AgriCell technology will help deliver the next generation of high-performing, environmentally safe crop protection.


Publications & Blog Posts

June 8, 2023
Community Gardens Grow and Flourish In Charlottesville
May 1, 2023
Alfredo with JHU's Alumni Voices Project
April 22, 2023
Earth Day 2023!