Texas Tech Announces First Tenant for Research and Technology Park
Chromatin is an industry leader in sorghum development for use in solving global ag issues.
Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Research Park Board of Directors, through the support of the Office of the Vice President for Research and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, announced Wednesday that Chromatin will be the first tenant signed to move into the new Texas Tech Innovation Hub and Research Park, moving its research and development team to Lubbock.
“We are excited to welcome Chromatin as the first tenant at the research park,” said M. Duane Nellis, Texas Tech president. “This collaboration is a natural fit for Texas Tech University, the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and the South Plains region. The South Plains will benefit greatly from Chromatin’s presence on our campus.”
Chromatin is an agbiotech company headquartered in Chicago dedicated to uncovering solutions to some of the biggest global agriculture issues today. Through its research into developing sorghum hybrids, Chromatin targets its research in areas such as water scarcity, increasing global demand for food and the limits on fertile land.