Rehovot, October 18, 2023 — Evogene Ltd. (Nasdaq: EVGN, TASE: EVGN), a leading computational biology company targeting to revolutionize life-science product discovery and development across multiple market segments, today provides an update to its investors and stakeholders amidst the ongoing security situation in Israel.
“In these trying times, we extend our heartfelt condolences to those directly and indirectly affected by the recent events in Israel,” said Ofer Haviv, CEO of Evogene. “Despite the challenges, Evogene and its subsidiaries remain steadfast in their commitment to innovation and progress. Our focus and strategy remain stable, and our dedicated team works diligently to fulfill our missions for 2023 and pave the way for 2024. We are grateful for the unwavering support from our partners and stakeholders. We remain attentive and monitor our position and plans as the situation evolves.”
About Evogene Ltd.
Evogene Ltd. (Nasdaq: EVGN) (TASE: EVGN) is a computational biology company leveraging big data and artificial intelligence to revolutionize the development of life-science-based products by utilizing cutting-edge technologies to increase the probability of success while reducing development time and cost.
Evogene established three unique tech-engines – MicroBoost AI, ChemPass AI and GeneRator AI. Each tech-engine is focused on the discovery and development of products based on one of the following core components: microbes (MicroBoost AI), small molecules (ChemPass AI), and genetic elements (GeneRator AI).
Evogene uses its tech-engines to develop products through strategic partnerships and collaborations, and its five subsidiaries include:
- Biomica Ltd. (www.biomicamed.com) developing and advancing novel microbiome-based therapeutics to treat human disorders powered by MicroBoost AI;
- Lavie Bio Ltd. (www.lavie-bio.com) developing and commercially advancing microbiome-based ag-biologicals powered by MicroBoost AI;
- AgPlenus Ltd. (www.agplenus.com) developing next-generation ag chemicals for effective and sustainable crop protection powered by ChemPass AI;
- Canonic Ltd. (www.canonicbio.com) developing medical cannabis products based on decoding plant genetics for optimized therapeutic effect powered by GeneRator AI; and
- Casterra Ag Ltd. (www.casterra.co) developing and marketing superior castor seed varieties producing high yield and high-grade oil content on an industrial scale for the biofuel and other industries powered by GeneRator AI.
For more information, please visit www.evogene.com
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Evogene Investors’ Contact:
Rachel Pomerantz Gerber, Head of Investor Relations at Evogene