Veridi Technologies winner pitch program

Veridi Technologies winner pitch program

March 29, 2022

The 2022 Crop Innovation & Business pitch program gave space for 5 innovative start-ups to pitch their business for 7 minutes to the audience. Based on the reflection by the jury, Ziad Matar, CEO Veridi Technologies has been awarded for the best pitch!

New incubator biotope by VIB launches to support biotech startup teams on their journey to success

New incubator biotope by VIB launches to support biotech startup teams on their journey to success

March 24, 2022

Ghent, Belgium, 24 March 2022 – Incubator program biotope by VIB launches today to support biotech startup teams looking to impact people’s lives through innovation. Biotope will help early entrepreneurs to transform their ideas into viable businesses, with an initial focus on agrifood innovation. The incubator is an initiative by VIB, one of the world’s premier research institutes and the driving force behind the vibrant Flanders life sciences ecosystem.

Pitching company E-TERRY in the spotlight

Pitching company E-TERRY in the spotlight

March 23, 2022

E-TERRY, a start-up located in central Germany builds an autonomous and multifunctional agricultural robot, designed to advance sustainable agriculture on a large scale. They provide farmers with a companion solution to manage their vegetable fields in the optimal economic and ecological manner.

VIB plant research at the heart of the agribiotech cluster in Flanders

VIB plant research at the heart of the agribiotech cluster in Flanders

March 21, 2022

As the world is facing the effects of climate change, agriculture will have to adapt to extended periods of drought, flooding, and mitigate pests and diseases. Understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying plant growth is the starting point for the development of climate-resilient crops. The VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology is known as one of the world-leading research centers in plant science.

Pitching company Radicle Crops in the spotlight

Pitching company Radicle Crops in the spotlight

March 15, 2022

RADICLE Crops (RC) is a quinoa R&D company located in Wageningen, Netherlands. Our main ambition is to develop new quinoa varieties that growers around the world can grow. Quinoa has the potential to transform agriculture and global diets. To realize this potential, quinoa needs to become widely available and accessible.

ILVO starts breeding CHICKPEA

ILVO starts breeding CHICKPEA

January 13, 2022

Of all the protein crops suitable for human consumption, chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is, after soy, particularly promising for cultivation and local processing in Flanders and in Northwest Europe. That is, if varieties become available that can cope better with our climate and cultivation conditions, and that provide a good yield and a decent protein content. ILVO has therefore decided to start breeding chickpea for suitable, high-performance seed.

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