Job title: Chief Technology Officer
Jane Fife serves as Chief Technology Officer at 3Bar Biologics, where she leads R&D to improve bioformulation and delivery of beneficial microbes for more effective plant growth and biological control. 3Bar Biologics is an early stage startup dedicated to improving cost and performance of microbial products to more sustainably increase yield and productivity in agriculture. Prior to 3Bar Biologics, Jane managed technology development in agribusiness at Battelle Memorial Institute, including efforts in bioformulation and precision agriculture. Jane has a PhD in Agricultural Engineering from The Ohio State University, with research interests in applying innovative technologies for more targeted delivery of agricultural inputs and smarter, more sustainable agricultural production.
Bioformulation of Microbial Products: The Realities of Scale-Up & Supply Chain on Product Quality 10:15 am
• Translating microbial technologies that work well in a research setting to a commercial product remains challenging • Bioformulation and delivery of a high concentration of highly viable, fit microbes is central to improving plant colonization and increasing reproducibility in the field • As production scale gets larger, variations in large vessel conditions used for…Read more
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