ZGSI's BAM-FX™ technology is being spotlighted for its potential as a solution to enhance food security for the world's increasing population. With the completion of the requirements necessary to license BAM-FX™ for sale and distribution in the state of California, this brings the Company one step closer toward the commercial sale of BAM-FX™ in the agricultural market.
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. & the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Announce Signing of Memorandum of Understanding to Develop Projects Directed at Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Intensification
BOCA RATON, Fla. & OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom — (July 24,2014),– Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or “the Company”) (Pink Sheets: ZGSI) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), a world leading research organization whose mission is to facilitate solutions to overcome hunger and poverty in Africa and the tropics, while preserving the natural resources integrity, jointly announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between IITA and ZGSI’s wholly owned, UK-based subsidiary, Zero Gravity Solutions Ltd (ZGSL). The objective of the MOU is to implement specific research projects to increase agricultural production, food security, and sustainable agricultural intensification with a special emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. Finalizes State of California Licensing Requirements for Sale of BAM-FX™ for Agricultural Purposes
Boca Raton, Florida— (May 29, 2014) – Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or “the Company”) (Pink Sheets: ZGSI) announced today that it has completed the requirements necessary to license its agricultural product, BAM-FX for sale and distribution in the state of California. The Company is continuing to work with the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) on label registration and organic certification in order to commence sales. BAM-FX, the Company’s ionic, micronutrient and mineral delivery system for plants, was originally developed for use in the United States Space Program and is now being applied to agriculture here on Earth.
SpaceX's Dragon Version 2 crewed spacecraft has a sleek interior design, complete with a large tablet-like computer that swivels down in front of the capsule's tan leather seats. The manned space capsule can ferry up to seven astronauts to and from destinations like the International Space Station, Musk said during the reveal, which SpaceX webcast live online from its headquarters in Hawthorne, California. "I think it's really a big leap forward in technology," Musk said. "It really takes things to the next level."
The new Dragon V2 is an updated version of the company's robotic Dragon capsule — currently used to take cargo to the space station and bring materials back to Earth. At the moment, the Dragon is the only robotic cargo vessel that can bring supplies back to the planet from the station. SpaceX's new spacecraft is designed to be reusable and it should be able to touchdown back on land with the accuracy of a helicopter, Musk added.
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Zero Gravity Solutions will be showcasing its first commercial product BAM-FXTM at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, February 3 & 4th in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Our exhibit, booth C145, will be located in the US Sustainable Agriculture Pavilion.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the world’s largest showcase of game-changing innovations in sustainable agriculture, will bring an unprecedented array of international specialists, projects, suppliers and policy-makers to Abu Dhabi.
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. Announces the Establishment of Zero Gravity Solutions Ltd as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary to be Headquartered in the United Kingdom
Boca Raton, Florida— (February 3, 2014) – Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or “the Company”) (Pink Sheets: ZGSI) announced today that it has established a wholly owned subsidiary, Zero Gravity Solutions Ltd (ZGSL), to service the Company’s operations and interests in the European Union (EU) and other international markets.
The race is on for a solution to the threat to the world food crops due to climate change, depletion of minerals and nutrients in soil throughout the world and new, aggressive and resistant plant diseases before it’s too late. Many of the food crops we rely on, the banana among them, are under serious threat of being wiped out completely. ZGSI, along with its academic and corporate partners, are pioneering new solutions utilizing ISS-enabled, non-GMO stem cells.
Space.com’s interview with Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. CEO & President, Richard Godwin, explains how breeding stem cells in the micro/zero gravity environment of low earth orbit (ISS) can provide solutions to food crops and alternative energy problems.
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Former Congressman, Robert S. Walker as Legislative and Regulatory Advisor
Boca Raton, Florida— (November 21, 2013) – Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or “the Company”), trading symbol PK: ZGSI.PK, announced today the appointment of former Congressman Robert S. Walker as Legislative and Regulatory Advisor. Congressman Walker has been a leading voice in Congress as to the funding and value of the United States Space Program and the International Space Station in particular as Chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology. Mr. Walker has served on the President's Commission on Implementation of United States Space Exploration Policy and on the President’s Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry.
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Dr. Anthony J. (Tony) Tether as Senior Strategic Advisor
Boca Raton, Florida— (November 12, 2013) – Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc. (ZGSI or “the Company”), trading symbol PK: ZGSI.PK, announced today that Dr. Anthony J. (Tony) Tether, former Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has been appointed Senior Strategic Advisor to the Company. In this role, he will provide the Company’s senior management and board of directors the benefit of his experience in bringing advanced, breakthrough technologies to scale and deployment. He will offer his guidance on the implementation of ZGSI’s core business mission of utilizing the Company’s technologies developed for the space program to address the threat to humanity in feeding the world in the face of population growth and threats to the world’s food crops.