Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, 5Metis is a new pure-play discovery company for crop health. Founded in 2021, the company is the result of a union of Boragen and AgriMetis platforms, to combine boron-based small molecule discovery and synthetic biology for discovering new modes of action. 5Metis has a business model focus of R&D partnerships on de-risked compounds with an attractive biological profile.