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05 Aug, 2016, 16:15 BST FDA Publishes Final Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment on Oxitec's Self-limiting Mosquito

The US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM) today published a final finding of no significant impact (FONSI) and...


16 Jul, 2015, 08:30 BST Oxitec 'Self-limiting Gene' Offers Hope for Controlling Invasive Moth Without Using Pesticides

A new pesticide-free and environmentally-friendly way to control insect pests has moved ahead today with the publication of scientific results...


20 Jun, 2013, 08:00 BST Moscamed Launches Urban Scale Project Using Oxitec GM Mosquitoes in Battle Against Dengue

Today Moscamed made the first releases of Oxitec GM mosquitoes to mark the launch of a new programme to control the dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti in...


20 May, 2013, 08:00 BST Oxitec Report 96% Suppression of the Dengue Mosquito in Brazilian Trials

Mandacaru field trial report - press summary Oxitec's ground-breaking approach to pest control has again been demonstrated in a further trial carried ...


09 Apr, 2013, 13:17 BST Oxitec Recognised by Prestigious Frost and Sullivan Award for its Pioneering System of Pest Control

Oxitec is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2013 Europe New Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan, in recognition of its...


01 Oct, 2012, 12:13 BST Oxitec Joins Prime Minister David Cameron on Brazil Trade Mission as Exemplar UK Export Business

Oxitec, the UK Biotech company pioneering an innovative new approach to combating Dengue fever, joined a UK trade mission to Sao Paulo and Rio de...


10 Sep, 2012, 19:00 BST Oxitec and MRCU Report 80% Suppression of a Dengue Mosquito Population in Grand Cayman by Release of Engineered Sterile Male Mosquitoes - Nature Biotechnology

Releases of Oxitec's genetically modified mosquitoes achieved an 80% reduction of a local mosquito population in the Cayman Islands, as described...


10 Jul, 2012, 20:23 BST Moscamed prepares for next phase in the development of Oxitec's transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil

Following successful open release trials in Brazil, Moscamed are now gearing up for the next phase of development in combatting the mosquitoes which...


21 May, 2012, 17:45 BST Expert Meeting Discusses Testing of Oxitec Transgenic Mosquitoes in Panama

International scientific and government experts held a forum on 16 May 2012 to discuss the potential use of Oxitec's genetically modified Aedes...


19 Apr, 2012, 10:29 BST Dengue Mosquitoes in Film Debut

Oxitec, a British company with a new approach to combating the dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti, has today launched a new educational film,...


22 Mar, 2012, 21:26 GMT Oxitec Responds to University of Panama's 'Forum on Transgenic Mosquitoes'

The University of Panama held a 'Forum on Transgenic Mosquitoes' on Wednesday 21st March 2012. Unfortunately, all members of the panel at this event...


13 Feb, 2012, 16:30 GMT Oxitec Secures £8 Million Investment to Continue Fight Against Dengue Fever

Oxitec Ltd, a British company pioneering a new approach to combating dengue fever, announced today that it has secured £8 million of new investment....


13 Feb, 2012, 15:58 GMT Oxitec Appoints Dr Christopher Richards as Chairman

Oxitec Ltd, a company pioneering a new approach to combating dengue fever, announced today that it has appointed Dr Christopher Richards as...


16 Jan, 2012, 14:51 GMT Oxitec Appoints Dr Christopher Richards as Chairman

Oxitec Ltd, a company pioneering a new approach to combating dengue fever, announced today that it has appointed Dr Christopher Richards as...