Evolugate Takes Up the Challenge of Boosting Host Cells Used to Manufacture Covid-19 Vaccines

The Covid-19 epidemic has left the world devastated, with over 350,000 dead and the global economy in shambles in just 5 months. A vaccine for the virus that causes Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2, is desperately needed, yet vaccine development typically takes years from conception to deployment. Developing a safe and effective vaccine is an important first step, … Continue reading Evolugate Takes Up the Challenge of Boosting Host Cells Used to Manufacture Covid-19 Vaccines

INRAE, Evolugate Enter Option License Agreement to Advance Probiotics to Manage Human Cholesterol

INRAE, Evolugate Enter Option License Agreement to Advance probiotics to manage human cholesterol (Paris, May 27, 2020) INRAE, is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive option license agreement with biotechnology company Evolugate of Gainesville, FL to optimize its probiotic to manage human hypercholesterolemia, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. INRAE … Continue reading INRAE, Evolugate Enter Option License Agreement to Advance Probiotics to Manage Human Cholesterol

Pluton Biosciences, Evolugate Enter License Agreement to Advance Bacterial Strains for Commercial Biopesticide Development

  May 13, 2020 Pluton Biosciences, LLC is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with biotechnology company Evolugate of Gainesville, FL to optimize its mosquito biopesticide discovery for commercial use in the vector control industry. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Pluton Biosciences discovers new beneficial microbes in the soil … Continue reading Pluton Biosciences, Evolugate Enter License Agreement to Advance Bacterial Strains for Commercial Biopesticide Development

HR Grant

July 2014 – Evolugate LLC is one of five Gainesville companies recently awarded funds through the Healthcare, Biomanufacturing, Occupational and Technology Training (HBOTT) program provided by CareerSource North Central Florida. Funded through an H1-B Technical Skills Training grant provided by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, HBOTT allows employers to hire, train … Continue reading HR Grant

Scientific Publication

January 2012, a team of scientists at Evolugate developed a thermophilic strain of E. coli K-12. Their results were reported in the peer reviewed scientific journal “Applied and Environmental Microbiology ” published by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Details

Research Grant

March 2011, Evolugate was awarded a phase 1 SBIR grant from the Army Research Laboratory to increase the maximal growth temperature of a strain of heterotrophic algae. Increasing the maximal growth temperature will reduce the ratio of unsaturated fatty acids in the algal oil, and make it more suitable for conversion to bio jet-fuel. Using … Continue reading Research Grant

BMC Biotechnology Publication

August 26, 2009 : Publication. The open access journal BMC Biotechnology published a collaborative study between EVOLUGATE, LLC and scientists at the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA that discloses the first use of our technology to experimentally evolve industrially important filamentous fungi, which are among the most widely used microorganisms for industrial applications. In this case, the goal … Continue reading BMC Biotechnology Publication