Partnership takes Shrimp MultiPath testing to Kenya, Aquaculture Magazine

A new partnership between Mtoni Ltd and Genics is providing transformational capacity to detect and manage shrimp pathogens by providing critical access to the Shrimp MultiPath™ platform. Read the full article p.16-19 in the latest issue*.

Shrimp MultiPath is commercially available through Genics with testing performed in NATA accredited ISO17025 Australian Service Laboratories.

*Aquaculture Magazine, Issue October-November 2019, Vol 45, No. 5, p.16-19.
Image: Courtesy of Aquaculture Magazine

Genics visits customers and stakeholders in Vietnam

Genics completes a week long visit with customers and stakeholders in Vietnam to discuss how Shrimp MultiPath can add value to local business. We are planning another visit soon so please make contact if you would like to talk in person

Image: Mr Thong Nguyen Van, TPT Aquaculture Technology Trading and Mr Peter Blunt, Genics Director, Chief Operating Officer.

Genics CEO wins Menzies Science Entrepreneur Fellowship

Genics CEO Dr Sellars wins one of three prestigious Menzies Science Entrepreneur Fellowships. The Menzies Foundation and CSIRO’s ON Program fellowship support will fast-track delivery of Shrimp MultiPath pathogen testing to the global market place.

Photo: CSIRO CEO Dr Larry Marshall (left) and Menzies Foundation Director Peter Jopling (right) with the three Menzies award winners Jinghua Fang, Simon Gross and Dr Melony Sellars.

Genics wins CSIRO ON Impact Award

Genics wins CSIRO ON Impact Award at the bi-annual ONTribe Forum. With pathogen testing now delivered to Shrimp production sectors globally from their Australian NATA Accredited ISO17025 Service Laboratories, Genics are delivering Shrimp MultiPath and demonstrating measurable commercial impact through improved shrimp production.

Photo: Co-Founder CSIRO ON Program Mr David Burt with CEO Genics Dr Melony Sellars.

North American Broodstock screening health check

Jorge Tamayo from North American Broodstock holding a healthy shrimp in their Californian facilities. After a Shrimp MultiPath health check this week Jorge is confident of the high health of his shrimp.

In Jorge’s words “Genics have been fantastic to work with, helping us to design a sampling plan to maximise value for money with our pathogen screening and ensure we would be in a position to make informed management decisions based on the data. We are very happy with their service and the Shrimp MultiPath output. What a great company to help service the pathogen screening needs of our global shrimp industry.”

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Testing samples for our indoor RAS client in Europe

Team Genics enjoying another busy Friday testing samples from our latest client in Europe on Shrimp MultiPath.

The indoor RAS shrimp industry in Europe is booming with a number of new facilities producing for the high end local gourmet market. In enclosed systems, testing every input is essential to maintaining biosecurity of the system and protecting it from pathogen risk.

Kenya’s mangrove conservation program receives health check

Kenya’s community-based, integrated mangrove conservation shrimp farming enterprises will receive a Shrimp MultiPath health check by Genics this week. With testing performed in NATA accredited ISO17025 Australian Service Laboratories. Test results will enable farmers to understand pathogen risks within their systems and implement data-driven management decisions to exclude pathogens. Contact us to find out more.

Dapetsa and Genics Support Ecuadorian Shrimp Producers

Dapetsa Consulting Group CEO John Weir and Genics CEO Dr Melony Sellars discuss the benefits of Shrimp MultiPath for Ecuadorian shrimp producers.

We are dedicated to supporting Ecuadorian shrimp producers so that they can receive a boost in production through MultiPath screening of postlarvae to ensure high health before pond stocking.