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.

Pitch your company to the next stage!

Pitch your company to the next stage!

December 14, 2021

Pitch your company┬┤s story, innovations and objectives to a global audience of 200+ executives from the international agri-food industry. Increase your visibility, earn PR and connect to collaboration partners and investors.

CROP IB China online pre-event

CROP IB China online pre-event

July 14, 2021

In 2022, the first international CROP Innovation & Business (CROP IB) China will be held in Sanya Yazhou bay, Hainan, China. On Thursday October 14th, 2021 an online pre-event will be held, setting the stage for the first CROP IB China in September 2022.

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