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John Dutcher presents “Phytospherix™”

Bringing Nature’s Nanotechnology to the Marketplace. Mirexus Founder and Board Chairman, Professor John Dutcher, was a key-note speaker at the 64th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Niagara Falls Ontario.  The presentation reviews some of the unique properties of the natural nanomaterial “Phytospherix™” and explores market opportunities for its application. Keynote (pdf)

Mirexus Founder Professor John Dutcher receives Gryphon’s LAAIR funding

Professor John Dutcher received $125,000 from the Gryphon’s LAAIR (Leading to Accelerated Adoption of Innovative Research) program, which is funded through the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Rural Affairs-U of G Partnership and Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. John and Mirexus CEO Phil Whiting successfully pitched their ideas for commercializing… Read more Mirexus Founder Professor John Dutcher receives Gryphon’s LAAIR funding

GreenCentre Canada invests in Canadian start-up, Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.

GreenCentre Canada is pleased to announce their investment of $150,000 into Canadian start-up company, Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. as part of the seed round lead by GreenSky Capital. Based on a technology developed at the University of Guelph, Mirexus aims to advance and commercialize sustainable nanoparticles useful in formulating greener, longer lasting personal care products, improving… Read more GreenCentre Canada invests in Canadian start-up, Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc.