Prairie AquaTech / High Quality Protein Replacement
Prairie AquaTech, South Dakota, United States
• Prairie AquaTech has developed a cost-effective system, consisting of an enzyme-producing micro-fungus similar to yeast, that converts carbohydrates to protein under simple processing conditions. The product is a high quality protein that replaces high value ingredients in animal diets, with immunostimulant and pellet-binding features.
Primary Application Area: Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care
Technology Development Status: Ready to Market
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Prairie AquaTech replaces high value protein in animal feed,such as fishmeal, which is burdened by supply security, quality, and price, by upgrading renewable agriculture processing by-products and enhancing performance characteristics in aquaculture and other food and companion animals.
Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)
Showcase Booth #: 742
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: USDA SBIR Phase I ($100K)
Primary Sources of Funding: Venture Capital
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners