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MOA

A crop protection discovery company

Company overview

MOA Technology is leading the evolution of ethical and collaborative crop protection to feed the world’s growing population efficiently, safely and sustainably.

Spun out from Oxford University’s Plant Sciences Department in 2017 from ground-breaking research by co-founders Professor Liam Dolan FRS, and Dr Clement Champion, was set up to address the challenge of increasing levels of weed resistance to herbicides. The company has developed its own discovery platforms and is focused on the discovery of a new generation of sustainable herbicides from both natural and synthetic chemistry.

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MOA

Company information

Head office
  • Reading
Co-founders
  • Professor Liam Dolan FRS
  • Dr Clement Champion
CEO
  • Virginia Corless
Chair
  • Hadyn Parry
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Investment date
  • June 2022