Zayndu Head of Plant Science set to attend British Herb conference & FPC Future events

February 27, 2023
Zayndu's head of plant science, Dr Alberto Campanaro, is hitting the road this March to deliver presentations on the impact of cold plasma seed treatment on both plant health and productivity for indoor farming businesses.
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Zayndu are hiring

February 13, 2023
Due to expansion in our operations, we are seeking to hire two new production team members. Full details and links to apply for either the Lead Production Engineer or Electrical Engineer can be found on our vacancies page.
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Upgrading our cloud-based machine monitoring capability

February 9, 2023
SeedCloud, our online system for monitoring and maintaining seed treatment systems, is getting an upgrade – and to get the work done quicker, we’d like to support our in-house team with external developers who can take on a significant portion of the project. If you are interested in tendering for this work, please contact us […]
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Celebrating 3 years with Zayndu

February 6, 2023
This week we are recognising one of our microbiology laboratory technicians, Sam Eates, for his 3-year anniversary here at Zayndu Ltd. Head of Biology, Alberto Campanaro, says “Sam has always been a great and key member of my team. His improvement in the last few years has been amazing, both from a quality and precision perspective as well as the […]
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Regional recognition for global impact. Zayndu shortlisted second year in a row for innovation award. 

January 23, 2023
Bigger, faster growing crops, better flavour and up to 7x more yield with zero agrichemicals is just a few of the reasons why Zayndu’s unique cold plasma technology has been shortlisted for the Food and Drink section of the upcoming LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards.
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Increase yield of baby leaves by up to 27% to combat energy hike

December 19, 2022
Growers hit by energy increases could increase productivity with a novel seed treatment. Results from Zayndu show yield increases of 10 – 27% in yield of herb and salad crops and more rapid germination following treatment with its Aurora plasma-tech.
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Driving vertical farm productivity – Zayndu CEO to present and host panel at GAIA 

October 21, 2022
Vertical farming is attracting record investment, according to a recent report, with technologies such as Aurora that are directed at producing more per unit of space and reducing the time to harvest – crucial to its success.
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Defence against spinach damping off to be discussed at Brassica and Leafy Salad Conference

September 28, 2022
Zayndu to discuss how its chemical-free process increases vigour of spinach seedlings at the Brassica and Leafy Salad Conference. 
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World's first International Plant Health Conference

September 20, 2022
Globalisation has created an increased risk for plant health, with the potential for transportation of pests and diseases on fresh produce and seeds. London is to host the World's first International Plant Health Conference 21-22nd September 2022 which will look at current and future plant health challenges and how to facilitate safe trade.
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Taking time to remember

September 15, 2022
Together with so many across the country and beyond, we at Zayndu feel a deep sense of loss and sadness at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and offer our sincere condolences to the Royal Family.
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Controlled Environment Agriculture in a dynamic world

September 12, 2022
As energy costs increase will Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) be able to compete with open field cultivation? This is a question often asked, but potentially the wrong question as it assumes that vertical farming is in direct competition with broadacre cultivation. This is one of the issues that will be discussed at the CEA event hosted by University of Plymouth.
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From electric vehicles to electrified air, Zayndu appoints new Head of Engineering

September 6, 2022
As agri-tech start-up Zayndu looks to scale up its Aurora chemical-free seed disinfectant system it has appointed Andrew Neil in the new role of Head of Engineering to lead product development.
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Amaranth - increasing consistency of germination

July 26, 2022
Amaranth is susceptible to the fungal disease Anthracnose. Treatment with Aurora removed 100% of seed-born fungi and boosted germination rate and consistency.
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Seed Meets Technology 2022 chance to see Aurora seedtech

July 25, 2022
We are taking Aurora to the Seed Meets Technology 2022 event in Seed Valley; the centre of the Netherlands' plant breeding and seed technology activities
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GreenTech Amsterdam, productivity gains discussed

June 14, 2022
Zayndu will be on stand 05171VF at GreenTech Amsterdam June 14-16th to discuss benefits of priming and disinfecting seed with Aurora Z25
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Zayndu Aurora Z25 harnesses ‘plasma agriculture’ to prime seeds for accelerated growth

June 6, 2022
Ten percent more plants from the same number of seeds, faster germination, healthier plants and 25% more fresh weight at harvesting – by using ‘plasma agriculture’ to clean and prime the seeds in one operation, the new Zayndu Aurora Z25 system has been shown to increase productivity in Vertical Farms.
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Clean seed and rapid germination – Zayndu launches Aurora Z25 at CEA 4.0

May 20, 2022
Successful customer evaluations have brought forward the launch of Zayndu’s Aurora Z25, which uses activated air to disinfect seeds without water or chemicals.
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Seed technology at CEA 4.0 2022

April 22, 2022
Creating healthy growing environments without the use of chemicals will be one of the hot topics at the event Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) 4.0 2022, one of the largest events in the calendar for vertical farming and indoor farming.
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Double award nomination for Zayndu ‘Activated Air’ technology

April 11, 2022
Zayndu’s innovative use of ‘activated air’ as a seed cleaning alternative to chemical treatments has earnt the company nominations for two awards at the upcoming Insider Made in the Midlands awards night, set for Thursday 26 May 2022.
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Zayndu's potential recognised by ICURe awards

March 29, 2022
Zayndu has won an award for its presentation at the ICURe Investor Pitch and Showcase Event, where it competed against 11 other early-stage companies. 
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Venturefest West Midlands to feature Zayndu seed-tech

March 23, 2022
Venturefest West Midlands is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and innovators in the vibrant West Midlands business community to meet, engage and exchange ideas. It provides a showcase for science and emerging technologies, and so provides a great opportunity for Zayndu to bring the potential of its plasma agriculture to a wider audience.
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Cleaning vital for heritage seeds

March 4, 2022
Heritage seeds could be grown commercially in vertical farms if the final source of disease - the seed - can be cleaned effectively with Zayndu's plasma tech
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Innovation award for Zayndu's plasma-based seed tech

February 28, 2022
Zayndu earned an award for Innovation in Manufacturing and Engineering at the glittering LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2022, for its plasma-based seed cleaning technology.
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Zayndu's 'northern lights' technology reaches final of innovation awards

January 21, 2022
Zayndu is delighted to be short-listed as an innovator in two categories of the LeicestershireLive Innovation Awards 2022
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Zayndu seed cleaning accelerates salad leaf growing cycle

December 1, 2021
We’ve seen some amazing results, treated seeds have resulted in significant reductions in infections, improved germination rates, higher yield and reduced losses,” says Dr Katie Wilkins, Vertical Future
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Zayndu brings chemical free seed treatment to Global Vertical Farming Expo

November 25, 2021
Keeping the controlled growing environment free of pests is critical to a successful vertical farming and a major source of potential contamination is seeds. Zayndu has developed the world’s first ‘activated air’ technology to offer seed disinfectant without the use of chemicals or water. It is a silver sponsor of the Global Vertical Farming Expo (GVFE 2021) a virtual event on 1-2nd December 2021.
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Northern lights phenomenon inspires chemical-free seed cleaning

January 19, 2021
The world’s first ‘activated air’ seed sterilisation system, Aurora Z10, provides a dry alternative to chemical treatment or washing.
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Aurora Z10 Launched

January 15, 2021
We launched the world's first commercially-available plasma seed disinfection system today!
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Meet Us At Agri-TechE

January 5, 2021
Our CEO Ralph Weir, will be presenting at "Keeping It Clean", an event run by Agri-TechE on the 19th January.
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Expanding the Field of Plasma Seed Disinfection

December 7, 2020
We are proud to supply systems to PlasSeed, a research programme led by Loughborough University and Royal Holloway University of London that brings together experts in plasma technology, seed biology, and commercial seed processors.
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Cleaning Seeds for CEA

October 19, 2020
We're very proud to have been awarded a significant UK grant with our partners, Vertical Futures and NIAB (the UK's National Institute for Agricultural Botany)!
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We're Growing Again...

July 15, 2020
With a significant expansion in the bio-lab, we realised we didn't have enough space for all the equipment; and that being upstairs in a building where the elevators are smaller than a bio-safety cabinet wasn't sensible. We'd carried enough incubators up the stairs, and so it was time to move on!
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See Us At London AgriTech

October 15, 2019
We will be giving a sneak preview of the Aurora-Z10 at the London AgriTech conference on October 15th.
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New Office

April 15, 2019
We're excited to have moved into new offices on the Loughborough Science Park!
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