PRESS RELEASES

 

Jorge Espanha appointed General Manager of Oxitec do Brasil

      Oxford, UK, 17th March 2017 – Oxitec today announced the appointment of Jorge Espanha as General Manager of Oxitec’s Brazilian subsidiary, Oxitec do Brasil.  Mr. Espanha will oversee Oxitec’s programs in Brazil to deploy the environmentally-friendly vector...

Oxitec and GBIT announce launch of Friendly™ Aedes Project in India

      Dawalwadi (Jalna), India, and Oxford, UK, January 23rd, 2017 – Gangabishan Bhikulal Investment and Trading Limited (GBIT) and Oxitec announced today the launch of the Friendly™ Aedes project in Dawalwadi, India. Outdoor caged trials of Oxitec’s Friendly™ Aedes...

Oxitec’s Medfly Ready for Open Field Trials

      Oxford, UK, 12th December 2016 – Oxitec announced today that after a series of successful contained environment studies across multiple countries with its self-limiting Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly), the Company is ready to move forward towards open field...

GM Mosquito Release Commences in Grand Cayman

      George Town, Grand Cayman, 28th July 2016 The Cayman Islands Government has strengthened its efforts to protect residents and visitors from Zika, dengue and chikungunya with the launch of additional mosquito controls today (28 July 2016). The public health...