Marrone Bio Innovations Named to 2018 Agrow Awards Shortlist

MBI Named Finalist for Best R&D Pipeline, Best New Biological Product (Biopesticide) and Best Industry Collaboration Categories

Marrone Bio Innovations (NASDAQ:MBII)

I would like to thank the Agrow Awards team for their recognition and continued support in advancing awareness about biopesticides and their important role in agriculture.”

— Pamela Marrone

DAVIS, CA, USA, September 26, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) (NASDAQ: MBII), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, has been nominated as a finalist for the 2018 Agrow Awards in the categories of Best R&D Pipeline, Best New Biological Product (Biopesticide) and Best Industry Collaboration (for two separate collaborations).

MBI is a finalist for the “Best New Biopesticide” category via their Venerate(r) Bioinsecticide, for the “Best R&D Pipeline” which include MBI’s bioherbicides and a biofumigant, “Best Industry Collaboration” in two separate products – one with Evogene for insecticidal protein discovery and one with Groundwork BioAg for an all-biological, broad spectrum seed treatment.

“On behalf of everyone at MBI, I would like to thank the Agrow Awards team for their recognition and continued support in advancing awareness about biopesticides and their important role in agriculture,” said Pam Marrone, MBI’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “Our place on the shortlist in three categories, including two industry collaborations, is a true testament to our success – bringing new agricultural innovations to market that help growers protect and improve their crop production.”

The prestigious Agrow Awards, presented by Agrow, a leading information provider for the global crop protection industry, features 15 categories in areas such as formulation, innovation, collaboration, marketing, business strategy and corporate responsibility. Winners are judged by an independent panel of industry experts. To be eligible for the awards, products were required to be formulated in a way that is acceptable to users and distributors, while also providing the ability to forge a path in a market dominated by synthetic chemicals.

MBI received High Commendation for its R&D pipeline at the 2017 Agrow Awards. MBI’s products, REGALIA(r) Biofungicide and GRANDEVO(r) Bioinsecticide and MAJESTENE(r) Bionematicide were previous winners in the “Best New Biopesticide” category. Pam Marrone was awarded “Best Manager with Strategic Vision” in 2014.

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in London Nov. 12. For more information about the Agrow Awards, visit: https://agrowawards.com/.

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