Animal Agtech logo 17 Jul

This article first appeared at the website of the Animal Agtech Innovation Summit, which will be held October 1-2, 2019, in Amsterdam.  Rapid global population growth and increasing demand from emerging countries for animal protein presents significant challenges to the livestock and dairy industries. Most significant is the need to meet this growing demand while […]

01 Jul

Covenant Animal Health Partners will attend the 27th Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of of Veterinary Parasitology.   The event will be July 7-11, 2019, in Madison, Wisc. WAAVP is a non-profit, organization for scientists who study helminthology, protozoology and entomology. Founded in 1963, the association is the largest international veterinary parasitology […]

04 Jun

Find Covenant Animal Health Partners at the 2019 Vet Health Global Conference at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, June 24-26. The conference is held every two years for senior executives, emerging companies, investors, regulators, and researchers from around the world to explore market trends, global regulatory issues, and innovative developments related to companion and food animal […]

Ocean fish 03 Jun

This article by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., was first published May 29, 2019, at Forbes.  Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing forms of food production in the world and the fastest growing sector in the livestock industry. In a $140 billion market, startups in seafood and aquaculture technology raised $193 million in 2016, which marked […]

Fish harvest 05 Apr

This article by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., was first published April 2, 2019, on Forbes. Aquaculture is thefastest-growing sectorin the food animal industry. The global human population will eat 30 million tons of fish by 2030, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The industry, however, is yet to overcome many of the technological […]

03 Apr

Covenant Animal Health Partners will participate at the Kisaco Research event, Animal Health Investment USA, April 10-11, 2019 in Boston. Covenant executives Thomas Overbay, DVM, and Robert Nordgren, Ph.D., will join partners from TechAccel at the event. TechAccel CEO Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., and Principal Brett Morris will be presenting; Chief Science Officer Brad Fabbri, Ph.D., and […]

14 Mar

By Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D. Why bother? That’s been the conventional wisdom when it comes to investing in animal health. After all, it’s a complex and somewhat closed ecosystem. It’s smaller than the human health markets. It carries a lot of risk, with lots of red flags that come with complicated regulatory environments. And even the […]

veterinarian with cattle 27 Feb

This article, by Michael Helmstetter, Ph.D., was originally published in Forbes Feb. 14, 2019. From a polarizing EU court decision to the mainstreaming of the cannabis market, agtech and animal health are in a constant state of change. Don’t look for that to slow down in the coming year, as evolving global regulations, major industrial […]