USDA Awards Grant to Biotech Startup Pheronym

USDA Awards Grant to Biotech Startup Pheronym (WCJB)

The federal government is supporting the groundbreaking work of another biotech startup in Alachua County.

The USDA has awarded a $500,000 grant to Pheronym, which works out of UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech. Pheronym started in the Hatchery at UF Innovate | The Hub before moving to its sister business incubator.

Pheronym is developing a pesticide-free way of controlling certain types of nematodes, which are microscopic organisms that can destroy crops and gardens.

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