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We are dedicated to making a difference with our pioneering research on insect-derived biomaterials and outreach dedicated to developing the insect industry

May 5, 2020

The team at Insectta is pleased to announce that we have received funding from the Trendlines Agrifood Fund to fuel the work on the extraction of our valuable insect-derived biomaterials.

Founded in 2017, we originally started as an insect farm focused on producing...

February 12, 2020

The team at Insectta is honoured to be recognised as one of five social impact champions of 2019 awarded the LOTUS-NUS Grant for social impact.

Our work on developing insect-derived biomaterials from black soldier flies is dedicated to creating a more sustainable f...

January 11, 2020

Look at 'em go! Our black soldier fly larvae are the food waste munching superstars of the farm. We had the pleasure of sharing with the MONEY FM 89.3 team just how their talents are being put to good use, turning waste into gold.

Check out the video below, and cli...

January 3, 2020

"We are not a big farm - we are a smart farm. Our focus is very much on creating high-value materials.. (such) as chitosan - a biodegradable polymer, and organic semi-conductors."

At our heart, we are driven by R&D and the pursuit of a sustainable world. Insectta is gla...

August 7, 2019

Can a tiny insect help a tiny island do BIG things? Definitely!

Research and innovation drive our work at Insectta. We harness science and nature to transform waste into products of high value. Find out more in this up close and personal piece by the South China Morning...

July 18, 2019

How does a humble fly turn waste into gold? All it takes a little innovation, some passion, and a lot of hard work 💪

Check out this BBC News feature on our farm and our partner RedDot BrewHouse! Our little soldiers eat Singapore's food waste up and turn it into rich fe...

June 28, 2019

R&D, innovation, and working for our environment! 🌿

These are the things that drive our work here at Insectta.When it comes to farming, our systems have to keep up with our changing climate and demographic needs.

Find out more in our farm feature by 8视界新闻新加坡 8 World New...

June 24, 2019

The Insectta team was glad to be featured as an outreach partner at Earth Fest Singapore 2019! We had a live composting bin full of black soldier fly larvae that the public could see and touch! We were heartened by seeing the young and old from all walks of life intera...

May 8, 2019

We were featured on 987FM's Weird Job Wednesdays, bringing a personal take on the trials and tribulations of insect farming! It's a tough job, with long hours and never-before-seen challenges, but our insect farmers toil daily in their work and passion

We believe making...

April 29, 2019

Live on air, our precious larvae got a slice of radio-time with Maddy & Jason from Kiss92! 📻

Check out their live Facebook video where we discuss how our flies are bringing down food waste, and bringing in valuable products for Singapore's economy:

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