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Oxitec and GBIT announce launch of Friendly™ Aedes Project in India

January 23, 2017

Dawalwadi (Jalna), India, and Oxford, UK, January 23rd, 2017 – Gangabishan Bhikulal Investment and Trading Limited (GBIT) and Oxitec announced today the launch of the Friendly™ Aedes project in Dawalwadi, India. Outdoor caged trials of Oxitec’s Friendly™ Aedes mosquito have been [...]

Oxitec’s Medfly Ready for Open Field Trials

December 12, 2016

Oxford, UK, 12th December 2016 – Oxitec announced today that after a series of successful contained environment studies across multiple countries with its self-limiting Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly), the Company is ready to move forward towards open field trials. The [...]

Oxitec Announces Friendly™ Aedes project is supported by 92.8% of Piracicaba’s population

November 30, 2016

Genetically engineered mosquito that fights Aedes aegypti achieves high approval rate among residents of city where it is applied Piracicaba, Brazil, 30th November 2016 – A new survey conducted in November shows the use of Friendly™ Aedes, the genetically engineered mosquito that [...]

Board of Florida Keys Mosquito Control District Approves Investigational Agreement for Effectiveness Trial of Oxitec’s Friendly™ Mosquitoes in Monroe County, Florida

November 21, 2016

OXFORD, UK, 21st November 2016 – Oxitec announced today the Board of the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) voted to approve the investigational agreement for use of self-limiting Friendly™ mosquitoes in an effectiveness trial to fight against Aedes aegypti, [...]

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