• EnergyMakers Show

    Biota BD Manager Moji Karimi conducts interview with the EnergyMakers Show. Watch here

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  • Biota at OTC 2016

    Visit Biota at OTC 2016. May 2 – 5, 2016 NRG Arena, Houston, Texas, USA Booth: 6013  

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  • Wharton Business Radio

    Biota CEO and Co-founder Ajay Kshatriya conducts interview with Wharton Business Radio program on entrepreneurship. “We had done some customer discovery to validate that there was a need in the American energy market to become dramatically more efficient with hydraulic fracturing. They’re wasting a million dollars an oil well, and they’d…

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  • Lux Research on Biota

    Lux Research initiates coverage on Biota and gives a positive rating in independent, market research report. Lux has yet to find a company that has successfully commercialized a novel microbe-based oilfield technology. However, unlike its peers, Biota does not attempt to control or change the downhole environment. In other words, Biota’s technique does…

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  • Biota scientists co-author chapter

    Biota scientists co-author a cutting-edge book chapter on biological data analysis in hydrocarbon environments. Read here. Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols pp 89-113 Using QIIME to Evaluate the Microbial Communities Within Hydrocarbon Environments Part of the Springer Protocols Handbooks book series (SPH) Abstract Interest in the microbiology of hydrocarbon-rich environments has…

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  • NSF SBIR Phase 2 funding

    Biota receives highly competitive NSF SBIR Phase 2 funding to improve oil production efficiency and reduce environmental impact. Read here. SBIR Phase II: Using microbial genetic data to improve oil production efficiency and reduce environmental impact Abstract The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II…

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  • Top-10 Most Promising Energy Companies

    Biota voted Top-10 Most Promising Energy Companies by Rice University Alliance. Read here.

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  • Rob Knight at 2015 World Economic Forum

    Biota CSO and Co-founder, Rob Knight, speaking at 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos.

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  • Rob Knight speaking at 2014 TED in Vancouver

    Biota CSO and Co-founder, Rob Knight, speaking at 2014 TED in Vancouver. Read here. Rob Knight explores the unseen microbial world that exists literally right under our noses — and everywhere else on (and in) our bodies. Why you should listen Using scatological research methods that might repel the squeamish, microbial researcher…

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  • Grant from State of Colorado Advanced Industries

    Biota received grant from State of Colorado Advanced Industry Accelerator Program. Read here. “Biota Technology is a venture-backed spin out from the University of Colorado and Professor Rob Knight that provides novel information services to industrial markets. The company leverages low cost DNA sequencing and cloud computing with their innovations in microbiome data…

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