PBD Biotech

PBD Biotech

PBD Biotech specialises in novel phage-based diagnostic technology in the field of veterinary diagnostics.

Telephone: 01359 231 856
Address: Link House, Elm Farm Park, Great Green, Thurston
Postcode: IP31 3SH
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.pbdbio.com/
Membership type:Professional Individual and Corporate < 5 (£50+VAT pa)

The company has proprietary technology which can be used to detect the presence of mycobacteria such as Mycobacterium bovis (bovine TB) and Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP; Johne’s disease), which are significant causes of morbidity and loss of productivity in the agricultural industry.

Chris Starkie (New Anglia LEP) and Berwyn Clarke (PBD Biotech)

PBD Biotech closes seed funding round

Bovine TB is one of a group of diseases caused by mycobacteria that has devastated the agricultural industry worldwide. Now UK agri-tech start-up PBD Biotech, developers of the first rapid test for live mycobacteria, has secured £400,000 in its first major strategic investment round to fund international trials and launch a suite of products.

7 August 2018Read in full


APHA protocol grants access to new Actiphage technology for chronic TB breakdowns

The government has published a protocol permitting 'exceptional private use' of a new six-hour test on TB stricken herds in England.

23 May 2018Read in full

PBD Biotech features in EDP

A review of the new East Anglian start-up PBD Biotech business appeared in the Eastern Daily Press (EDP) today (September 1st).

1 September 2017Read in full

PBD Biotech closes oversubscribed seed investment round

PBD Biotech has closed a seed investment round through contributions from Anglia Capital Group and Cambridge Agritech to launch its proprietary Mycobacterial detection technology. The company uses phage technology for rapid detection of live bacteria with high sensitivity and specificity in animal tissues.

24 August 2017Read in full

PBD Biotech prepares to launch Mycobacterial diagnostic service in East Anglia

Using its proprietary technology for detecting the presence of live Mycobacteria at high levels of sensitivity, PBD Biotech will launch its service in September 2017.

23 August 2017Read in full

PBD Biotech wins Innovation Award for Mycobacterial detection technology

PBD Biotech Ltd, a Suffolk, UK-based company has won the top Innovation award for Crop or Livestock technology at the Ag-in-Motion Expo in Saskatoon, Canada.

1 August 2017Read in full

PBD Biotech wins competition to present to Canadian agricultural industry

PBD Biotech Ltd has won a competition organised by the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) as part of their HARVEST Programme. This programme is designed to bring selected international companies to Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo to present their technology to the Canadian agricultural industry.

27 June 2017Read in full