Thursday, March 25, 2021

So Where Is Bayer's Venture Capital Arm Investing?

From Bayer:

Leaps by Bayer invests in paradigm-shifting advances in the life sciences – breakthroughs that could change the world for the better.

From treatment to cure

Exponential technology in health is enabling advances that once seemed impossible — restoring lost tissue function like dopaminergic neurons for patients suffering from Parkinson´s disease or tackling the organ shortage through xenotransplantation. Through our investments and collaborations, which are aligned with our areas of expertise, we target paradigm-shifting ideas in human health. We partner with the brightest minds in biotech. We are prepared to learn from failure. If even one of these ideas works, together we will transform the world for the better.

From more to better

From data science and sensors to synthetic biology; emerging technologies are poised to fundamentally transform modern agriculture. We invest in companies pursuing breakthroughs that could decrease the intensive inputs of farming—energy, land, chemicals—while increasing productivity, nutrition, and quality. Nitrogen fixation, truly sustainable crop protection, and disruptive digital business models. The scale of agriculture is massive and our planet is diverse. Change will not happen overnight. The companies in our portfolio are a lighthouse. Through technology, science, and collaboration, we believe we can both nourish our expanding population and preserve our global ecosystem.....