Editor’s note: This is the first profile in a special series that spotlights women entrepreneurs in agtech globally and follows on from an earlier feature entitled Where Are All the Women in Agtech?
Xuemei Germaine founder and CEO of MicroGen Biotech
Xuemei Germaine is the founder and CEO of MicroGen Biotech an Irish-biotech startup that she launched in 2013. The company’s flagship technology Constructed Functional Microbiome produces microbial products for increasing crop yields and soil health with the goal of food safety. In 2015, the company raised seed funding from Irish and Chinese private investors and Enterprise Ireland