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Engender Technologies Ltd

Next-generation sex-sorting technology for the livestock industry

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 2

Company Summary

Engender was formed to solve a high value problem of gender selection, especially in the dairy industry, identified by investors and addressed by nanotechnologists at Auckland University. Engender's technology uses photonics to orient and sort livestock sperm by gender at lower cost and lower impact than presently possible. Funds are sought to advance the technology for demonstration to corporate partners.


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    Acting CEO

    Mr. Ogilvie provides extensive life sciences commercial expertise and a collegiate network of affiliates in the ag-biotech market.

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    Cather Simpson
    Founding Scientist

    Dr. Simpson is the Director of the Photon Factory, Auckland, which manages micro- to nano-scale fabrication facilities that can manage microscopic features in virtually any material.


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    Blair Pritchard
    Partner, Pacific Channel