By 2030, the population of tropical nations will:

by over


500 million




Of the world's 10 largest cities

Account for


50 %

Of the world's population

Necessitating innovation in agricultural production to meet nutritional demands and to support the sustainable development of growing local communities.

What We Do

We develop high-performing commercial varieties of tropical crops which promote cultivation efficiencies, enhance consumer health, and improve sustainable environmental practices, using cutting edge genetic editing technologies

Our Team


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Erez Vigodman
Leading global agribusiness & life-sciences executive

Dr. David Lawrence
former Syngenta Head of R&D & Non-executive director

Professor Sir David Baulcombe
A world leading plant geneticist

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Niccolo Manzoni 

Founding Partner at Five Seasons Ventures

Our Partners
Press Releases

Tropic Biosciences raises $28.5 million Series B financing to transform the massive tropical agriculture industry

Tropic Biosciences launches breakthrough GEiGS™ platform to combat global crop protection challenges by combining gene editing and RNAi technologies

In The News

The race to save the banana from extinction

In The News

The race to save the banana from extinction

temasek, NOVember 20, 2019 

Harvesting the Future:
4 Things to Know About the Asia Food Challenge

Nature, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 

CRISPR might be the banana’s only hope against a deadly fungus

Join Our Growing Team

We are looking for talented individuals to join our team.
Please click one of the links below to apply.

Contact Us

Tropic Biosciences UK LTD  

United Kingdom

Norwich Research Park Innovation Centre, NR4 7GJ


Phone: +44 (0) 1603 274441

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