News from ISCA on Integrated Pest Management

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February 4, 2016

SBIR Grantee’s Response to Killer Beetles: SPLAT!

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program at USDA offers competitively awarded grants to qualified small businesses to support high quality, advanced concepts research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) administers SBIR Phase I grants that are […]

June 6, 2014

Human-scented Trojan Cow Technology to Divert Blood- Sucking Insects Away from Humans

ISCA Technologies announced today that Agenor Mafra-Neto’s ground breaking research on the development of a human-scented Trojan cow technology has been awarded a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations grant. Dr. Mafra-Neto’s team is developing an inexpensive, long lasting, ‘cologne’ that would alter the scent of livestock to mimic humans’. The ersatz odor […]

August 12, 2012

Isca Technologies Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Ground Breaking Research In Global Health And Development

RIVERSIDE, CA – ISCA TECHNOLOGIES announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Agenor Mafra-Neto, Ph.D will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled: Ultra Cheap Laser Bug Sensors to Manage Agricultural Pests. “This is a fantastic opportunity to […]