Consultancy fronts new glyphosate technology
The global launch of a technology for the herbicide, glyphosate, called “Better Glyphosate Technology” (BGT), is being handled by the consultancy, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). BGT is claimed to be more effective and environmentally benign than other brands and will be patent protected in 35 countries. Potential licensees will receive an invitation in December from PwC to access the technology in December. The owner of the technology is said to be an EU-based R&D company. BGT is expected to be available to users by the autumn of 2011.