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After contest win, Davis company will start producing animal feed from insects – from the Sacramento Business Journal

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The BioMilitus team won $22,000 and in-kind services valued at $3,000 in the 2019 Big Bang! Business Competition at UC Davis. Shown left to right are UC Davis researcher Jesus Fernandez-Bayo and graduate students Lydia Palma and Matthew Paddock. Photo by Jose Villegas for the Sacramento Business Journal

A Davis company is buzzing after winning big at University of California Davis’ annual innovation and business competition.

BioMilitus, which studies the use of insects in reducing agricultural waste and creating animal feed, took home a total of $22,000 in prize money from the Big Bang! Business Competition last Thursday.

The company, a team of four UC Davis graduate students and one researcher, won a total of five awards, including the $10,000 Central Valley Innovation Award and the $7,500 People’s Choice Award. It also won $3,000 in services at the UC Davis-HM.Clause Life Science Innovation Center, an off-campus business incubator with biochemistry, molecular biology and chemistry lab space.

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Source:  Sacramento Business Journal.

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