Nanomik Biotechnology raises €800k seed round to expand the use of biological plant protection

Nanomik Biotechnology, a Rockstart AgriFood portfolio company, is celebrating a big milestone: €800k seed round funding to develop solutions to prevent crop failure. 

This round was led by TRAngels, alongside Rockstart, C Ventures, and Arya Women Angel Investment. Nanomik Biotechnology intends to use this funding to accelerate growth and expand into new markets by 2024. 

Nanomik Biotechnology has developed microencapsulated biological plant protection products for growers or large producers that i) are not affected by seasonal climatic differences, ii) have a long duration of action, iii) combat different diseases or pests simultaneously iv) do not leave harmful residues in nature and on crops.

“Since 2018, we have been working to prove the effectiveness and real benefit of our products in different geographical areas of the world. We are happy to take another step towards our global goals with this investment round, and we would like to thank all our investors who share the same excitement.” 

Buse Berber Örçen, CEO & Arda Örçen, CTO & Co-founder, Nanomik Biotechnology

“Scalable and climate-friendly solutions are essential if we are to mitigate climate change and preserve both biodiversity and crop yield. We continue to invest in Nanomik thanks to their pioneering technologies, which allow farmers to replace chemical applications that cause contamination of soil and water and loss of biodiversity.”

Mark Durno, Managing Partner, Rockstart AgriFood

This is an exciting achievement for Nanomik Biotechnology and a testament to their growth and acceleration. Congratulations, team!