Cibus Press Releases

Japan Ministry Of Environment Issues Regulatory Policy Guidance That Would Bring Benefits Of New Plant Breeding Technologies To Japan’s Farmers, Food Industry And Consumers

The Ministry of Environment Policy is aligned with U.S. and other countries, including Argentina and Brazil, and would help facilitate international trade

Policy guidance from Japan’s Ministries of Agriculture and Health are expected soon

San Diego - April 16, 2019 - Cibus, a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, is encouraged by policy guidance issued by Japan’s Environment Ministry relating to the regulation of gene-edited crops.

Cibus Issued New Patent Covering Its Gene-Editing Technologies In Plants

Patent Extends Intellectual Property for its RTDS™ Technologies in combination with CRISPRs

San Diego - April 8, 2019 - Cibus, a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, today announced it has been granted a patent further protecting its proprietary, precision gene-editing technologies when a Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat (CRISPR) nuclease is used in combination with its Gene Repair Oligonucleotide (GRON) to enable the editing of DNA.

Cibus Licenses Ultra-High-Oleic Canola Oil Trait To Valley Oils Partners

Adding the New Trait to Cibus Herbicide-Tolerant Germplasm Results in Cibus’ First “Stacked” Non-Transgenic Traits

San Diego - April 1, 2019 - Cibus, a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, today announced it has licensed to Valley Oils Partners certain U.S. rights to cultivate canola with the Cibus ultra-high-oleic oil trait.

Cibus Postpones Initial Public Offering

San Diego - February 14, 2019 - Cibus, a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, today announced it has postponed plans for an initial public offering.

Cibus Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

San Diego - February 4, 2019 - Cibus Global, Ltd. (Cibus), a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, today announced the launch of its underwritten initial public offering (IPO) of 6,666,667 shares of its Class A common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Cibus Launches New Seed Brand Falco™, Bringing Change And Choice To North American Canola Growers

San Diego - January 31, 2019 - Cibus, a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, today announced the launch of its new seed brand, Falco™, offering North American canola growers four new canola varieties for the 2019 growing season, with additional varieties planned for next season.

Nucelis Partners With Darwin To Build Business In China; Signs First Development Agreement

San Diego - December 10, 2018 - Nucelis, the microbial strain development subsidiary of agriculture biotech company, Cibus, today announced a partnership agreement with Nanjing Darwingenetech Co, Ltd (Darwin) to jointly identify and enter into agreements with China based customers for Nucelis’ proprietary gene-editing and advanced fermentation expertise to improve fermentation yields and reduce costs.

Cibus Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

San Diego - November 19, 2018 - Cibus Ltd., a leader in advanced plant-breeding technologies, today announced it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of shares of Cibus common stock.

Cibus raises $70M in Series C Funding

Proceeds to be used to commercialize the company’s first product, SU Canola™, and further advance multiple crop platforms

San Diego, CA - June 26, 2018 - Cibus, a leader in the application of gene editing technologies for directed mutagenesis, announced it has raised $70 million in a Series C funding. The round was led by Fidelity Management and Research Company and was joined by several other high-profile investors, including Alexandria Venture Investments and Cormorant Asset Management.

Cibus names Jim Hinrichs Chief Financial Officer

San Diego - May 3, 2018 - Cibus, a leading advanced plant breeding company using the latest gene editing tools to produce food, crops, grain and seed for global markets, has appointed Jim Hinrichs as Chief Financial Officer. Hinrichs brings more than twenty-five years of extensive experience to the company.

Cibus leadership to present at prominent industry conferences

San Diego - May 2, 2018 - Cibus, a leading trait development and plant breeding company, will share its latest developments and discuss technology in agriculture and the future of food at multiple agriculture and technology conferences in the coming months. Executives will participate in discussions about its Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS™) and the latest advances in genome engineering for agriculture.

David Sippell joins Cibus to lead Canadian operations

Winnipeg, Canada - December 18, 2017 - Cibus, a leading trait development and plant breeding company has appointed David Sippell as Vice President, and General Manager, Canada. He will manage Canadian operations from Cibus’ new office in Winnipeg. Sippell has more than three decades of experience within the agribusiness sector. With the recent launch of SU Canola™ in Canada, Sippell will direct Cibus’ growth and expansion into the Canadian canola market.