Recently, Neal Gutterson of SmartOrg’s customer Corteva spoke with the CRISPR Journal about gene editing in plants. Unlike genetically-modified organisms, which incorporate foreign genes into a host species, CRISPR editing does what traditional plant breeding does — it just does it much faster. Neal explains the implications.
Download PDF By David Matheson, SmartOrg At a recent workshop, a group of 35 R&D and innovation executives in industries ranging from automotive to healthcare came together to benchmark improvement potential. Each selected a real example project from their portfolio and applied an estimation model based on benchmarks and experience developed at DuPont Safety &
News from a SmartOrg client: VF Corporation’s Wrangler unit is now buying cotton for its blue jeans from environmentally-responsible farms. The cotton is grown, milled, spun, woven and sewn in the USA. “But as with any crop, there are plenty of ways to mitigate the potential damage caused by cotton. Wrangler’s Rooted line sources its