Belfast Telegraph

Belfast food safety company Xenobics named best new start-up

By Staff Reporter

A food safety firm that aims to protect the agrifood supply chain has been named best new-start company in a competition run by InterTradeIreland.

Belfast-based Xenobics Ltd took home a prize of €20,000 as part of its victory in cross-border trade body Seedcorn's investor readiness competition. Pharmaceutical firm Phion Therapeutics, also based in Belfast, was named best early-stage company in the competition, also winning a prize of €20,000, while Gray's Clip in Lisburn won a special award of €10,000 for its participation in a support programme.

The winning companies will compete in an all-island final in Dublin next Wednesday.

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