NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Boost Biomes, a startup focused on identifying commercially viable microbial products, announced today its launch with a $2.1 million seed funding round.

San Francisco-based Boost Biomes will use the funds to develop microbiome-based products with an initial focus in agriculture. The firm plans to use its first two products to improve crop yield in the field and reduce spoilage after harvest. Boost Biome's products are currently being evaluated in commercially relevant trials.

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