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Pivot Bio nitrogen fixing microbes

Our tech platform makes microbes that produce nitrogen for farmers

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We map trillions of interactions between living organisms in the soil to identify the rare microbes with the right internal DNA software to produce nitrogen.

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We reverse engineer the DNA software that makes each microbe tick, and we evaluate billions of ways to reprogram the genetic blueprint to improve how much nitrogen each microbe produces.

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Produce Nitrogen

Sensing the nutrient needs of the crop, our reprogrammed microbes reliably produce the right levels of nitrogen in any weather and throughout the growing season.

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Distribute at Scale

Across millions of combinations of soil types, farming practices, and weather patterns, our products operate to fuel scalable, low-carbon agriculture.

Through nearly a decade of research, we understand how microbes work in nature before they adapted to heavy fertilizer use. We take that knowledge and enable these naturally occurring microbes to work as nature intended again.
Alvin Tamsir, Ph.D.
Alvin Tamsir, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder

Powered By Fermentation

Pivot Bio’s microbes are produced using fermentation. They are fed sugars and allowed to grow until they’ve reached a high enough concentration to be sold for use on the farm. Fermentation replaces the chemical-based Haber-Bosch Process, which is the energy-intensive production process traditionally used to create synthetic nitrogen, and reduces potential greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 98%.

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