TyraTech gains two more US patents
The US life sciences company, TyraTech (Morrisville, North Carolina), has gained two new US patents covering its pest control compositions. The first covers products sold in the professional pest control sector by the Envance Technologies joint venture with American Vanguard. The joint venture was formed in December 2012 (Agrow No 654, p 2). The second covers TyraTech's Extend technology, which harnesses the synergy between natural and synthetic compounds to achieve increased efficacy while reducing the environmental impact of synthetic pesticides. The patents expire in 2027 and 2029, respectively. TyraTech has 21 US and international patents covering its proprietary screening platform and compositions, with 50 patent applications pending.