Yield10 Bioscience, Inc., an agricultural bioscience company, engages in developing disruptive technologies for step-changing improvements in crop yield in the United States and Canada. The company, through its Trait Factory, is involved in developing high value seed traits for the agriculture and food industries. It also has an oilseed development center in Saskatchewan, Canada. Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. has a research agreement with J. R. Simplot Company to evaluate three novel yield traits in potato. The company was formerly known as Metabolix, Inc. and changed its name to Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. in January 2017. Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts.