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KeyGene is the go-to AgBiotech company for higher crop yield & quality.
With our intellectual capital, solution driven approach and collaborative spirit, we work for the future of global agriculture with partners in the AgriFood sector.
The Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences (CEPLAS) is a joint initiative of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, University of Cologne, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research Cologne and Forschungszentrum Jülich. In CEPLAS scientists are developing in an interdisciplinary consortium innovative strategies for sustainable plant production and the promotion of early career researchers.
VIB is an entrepreneurial research institute in life sciences located in Flanders, Belgium. VIB’s basic research leads to new and innovative insights into normal and pathological life processes. It unites the expertise of all its collaborators and research groups in a single institute, firmly based on its close partnership with 5 Flemish universities (Ghent University, KU Leuven, University of Antwerp, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Hasselt University). We are supported by a solid funding program from the Flemish government.
VIB has an excellent track record on translating basic scientific results into pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial applications. VIB’s Innovation & Business team currently has a portfolio of 240 patent families and conducts about 120 partnering agreements with innovative companies each year. VIB is also firmly rooted in a long-standing tradition of setting up start-up companies. Since its foundation in 1996, VIB has created 27 start-up companies, now employing over 1000 people.
VITO Remote Sensing
At VITO Remote Sensing we have been active for over 25 years in using satellite, aerial and drone imagery in an agricultural context. Our mission has been clear from the beginning: use remote sensing technology to accelerate towards a more sustainable world. We specialize in extracting plant trait and performance information from a wide variety of platforms & sensors, and delivering results with clear APIs towards customers and partners.
Check out this interesting news article about integrating digital phenotyping tools in your day to day operations: https://www.cropib.com/news/article/33/integrating-digital-phenotyping-tools-your-day-day-operations
Corteva, Inc. (NYSE: CTVA) is a publicly traded, global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovation, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services. With some of the most recognized brands in agriculture and a technology pipeline well positioned to drive growth, the company is committed to maximizing productivity for farmers, while working with stakeholders throughout the food system as it fulfills its promise to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. More information can be found at www.corteva.com.
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MolGen is the global solutions provider of innovative extraction DNA / RNA isolation technology, systems, consumables and kits for laboratories in all kinds of diagnostic fields. Whether it is human diagnostics, animal diagnostics, agricultural research, aquaculture, pharma or the biotech industry, MolGen challenges the status quo in molecular diagnostics with a high-tech automated workflow that is customisable to our customers’ specific needs.
At MolGen, we enable the scaling-up of diagnostics by combining multiple systems into complete diagnostical flows that offer high throughput, are high-quality, adaptable, and safe. We offer integrated state-of-the-art customisable solutions that automate the molecular diagnosis pipeline, reduce laboratory handling time, and achieve high yields and reproducibility. Our systems and consumables are versatile, efficient, and universally applicable, making MolGen the perfect provider when optimising a lab workflow or handling a sudden increase of demand. Our customers have been using our diagnostics – molecular automation line to scale up their COVID-19 test capacity and COVID-19 monitoring successfully.
Our company is founded on core values that enable us to reach our goals while creating solutions for our customers by seeing challenges as an opportunity. Within an environment of respect, the members of our community are empowered to voice opinions and share ideas leading to greater personal and professional accountability and development.
With offices in The Netherlands, USA, UK and more to follow soon, we deliver service and support globally.
We provide laboratories all over the world with products for molecular biology that enable them to be disruptive and competitive. Every molecular biology lab will embrace various sorts of automation that will create endless possibilities. In the next few years, we will become a global leader in high throughput workflows from assay development to laboratory automation. Embracing an intentional sense of urgency, we provide solutions that accelerate our customers’ throughput and results without sacrificing the quality of yield.
Central to our approach is our service beyond the traditional. Leveraging our extensive global network, MolGen goes the extra mile to help solve our customers’ challenges, whether that means offering customised innovative automation solutions or scaling up their diagnostics capacity in a short timeline with minimum investment.
“Our goals beyond 2022 include the expansion of our network, the development of a genomic service lab and an investment in the local production of goods such as injection molding, enzymes, and biological agents. From sample to result, we are tackling new problems in new ways, and developing solutions that pave the way of the future.” – Maarten de Groot, CEO MolGen
1. Can-do mentality | Defined by thinking of solutions rather than problems. To achieve our goals, we need to view every problem as an opportunity, and then, act accordingly.
2. Transparency | We begin by admitting that we do not know everything. To achieve our goals, we need to be transparent in many aspects of our business, enabling us to find ourselves open for new solutions.
3. Community | Part of a highly demanding industry, we foster a sense of community. To achieve our goals, each member of our community is deserving of respect. When each of us is given a voice and support our community can thrive.
4. Sense of urgency | Every situation must be assessed according to its priority. Assigning the appropriate level of urgency allows us to better control of each situation and reveal any opportunity for going above and beyond. At times, the situation may call for action instead of words. Or vice versa.
5. Integrity | Integrity is the foundation upon which co-workers build relationships and trust. In all aspects of business, we will honor and respect our colleague’s ethical and moral values.
6. Accountability | Every individual is expected to be accountable for their work and processes. Putting ourselves in the mindset of a CEO elevates the level professionalism we show the many specialists and professionals with which we work.
MolGen is a global total solution provider of innovative extraction DNA / RNA technology, systems, consumables and kits for human and animal diagnostics, the agriculture and biotech industries. MolGen’s systems, reagents and consumables enable laboratories to accelerate productivity, while maintaining the highest standards of quality and throughput. MolGen’s solutions reduce hands-on time while also delivering high yields and reproducibility. From sample to result, MolGen is challenging the status quo in molecular diagnostics by offering platform stand-alone systems and consumables. Founded on integrity and accountability, MolGen offers every customer high-quality, adaptable, and safe workflows, which can be customised to meet their specific throughput needs.
Element Biosciences is a multi-disciplinary startup focused on innovating genetic analysis tools for the research and diagnostic markets. Founded in 2017, our headquarters is located in San Diego, California, with additional operations located in the San Francisco Bay area. Our mission is to empower the scientific community with more freedom and flexibility to accelerate our collective impact on humanity.
For our first product AVITI is a modular and high-performing DNA sequencing platform that will deliver high-quality data, workflow flexibility and make next-generation sequencing technology more accessible. Our proprietary approach to improving the signal-to-noise ratio allows us to provide groundbreaking innovations in surface chemistry, instrumentation, and biochemistry to drastically decrease the run cost and capital cost while delivering high sequencing data quality.
Opening the world of biology to new possibilities.
Eurofins Genomics – Supporting agrigenomics challenges
Eurofins Genomics offers a portfolio of testing solutions to support the work of animal, companion animal breeders, plant, and aquaculture breeders including:
1. Genetic marker discovery
2. Genomic & Marker-assisted selection
3. Parentage testing
4. Pathogen detection
5. Disease screening
Eurofins Genomics clients benefit from:
1. State-of-the-art technology platforms including Microarrays, NGS, GBS, qPCR, STR and Extraction platforms
2. Long-standing expertise and a proven track record in advising clients on the most suitable and effective end-to-end project solutions
3. ISO17025 certification guaranteeing confidentiality, integrity and reliability of testing data
4. An experienced Bioinformatics team specialised in marker selection
5. Eurofins Genomics is part of the global Eurofins network of 940 laboratories across 59 countries, and benefits from synergies with other world-class laboratories across many areas, including sample logistics
At Hiphen we have assembled a team of 20+ agronomists, image processing engineers, software engineers and data scientists who are laser focused on making high-throughput plant phenotyping accessible to the agricultural research community. We design plant assessment solutions that are actioned routinely by our clients, and we also develop custom-made image analytics applications that are tailored to tackle very specific agronomic challenges. We have committed our careers to data excellency and to uncover new phenotypic traits by innovating together with the scientific research community with whom we continuously create, test, and validate new methods to help solve the current agronomic challenges and those that are yet to come.
At Illumina, our mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our sequencing by synthesis chemistry is used to generate high-accuracy DNA and RNA sequence data in studies around the globe. Our microarrays also provide accurate, high-throughput genotyping for a range of applications. The innovative products that we provide touch almost every area of biology, including agriculture. Illumina offers a range of sequencing and microarray tools that support food security and conservation efforts. Knowing human health starts with an adequate and nutritious food supply and a safe and sustainable environment inspires us to push the boundaries of what is possible in genomics research and to drive innovation in agriculture.
Integrated DNA technologies
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is in the business of moving science forward. We are scientists working for scientists. Our innovative tools and solutions for genomics applications are breaking down barriers and inspiring you to dream big and achieve your next breakthroughs.
A champion of life sciences research for more than 30 years, IDT develops and manufactures nucleic acid products that support the life sciences industry. We've developed proprietary technologies for genomics applications, such as Next Generation Sequencing, CRISPR genome editing, qPCR, and RNA interference. We take pride in having the highest standards of quality, technical expertise, and personalized customer service.
Limagrain is an agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by 1,300 farmers located in Limagne Val d’Allier (in the center of France). Present in 49 countries and with 9,335 employees, the Group breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products.
Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain is the fourth largest seed group worldwide. Through well-known brands on their markets such as LG, Vilmorin, Hazera, Harris Moran, Jacquet and Brossard, the Group makes 2,107 million euros in sales, to which is added 720 million euros made jointly with its strategic partners.
www.limagrain.com - @Limagrain
PhenoKey unlocks potential in digital transformation and process automation for crop science and plant breeding organizations. We provide knowledge and expertise to support our clients as a long-term partner, with an unique technology and vendor independent approach. PhenoKey can offer a turnkey project experience, managing all steps from initial idea to operational integration and long-term support to reduce costs and risks.
Projects roles can vary, with collaboration models such as design consultant, system integrator and turnkey project contractor. PhenoKey services include strategic consultancy, feasibility studies, design consultancy, turnkey projects, system integration, and maintenance and support.
The world's food supply increasingly faces new demands for high-yielding and disease resistant crops, especially taking into consideration an ever changing climate and different soil characteristics. Standard BioTools™ develops and manufactures genomic platforms (the X9™ Real-Time PCR System and Juno™), which use integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs) that allow for flexible, cost-effective and high-throughput PCR and NGS applications. Such flexible approaches can support the evolving molecular assisted breeding and selection landscapes in both research and commercial settings. Standard BioTools approaches are also used as a high-throughput seed quality control testing for purity, variety and also pathogen detection speeding up QC lot turnover times and speeding up market entry of seed lots.
The Takii story, that traces its roots nearly two centuries ago, is one of tradition, authenticity, professionalism and growth. Beginning in 1835 with a small family-owned seed store in Kyoto, Japan, Takii has continually defined a management style and philosophy that has led to becoming a world-leading breeding company of optimum quality vegetable and flower varieties.
Since founded by Dr. Jin-Soo Kim in 1999, ToolGen has been a leading player in gene editing technologies. The company continues its strenuous efforts and successfully develops gene editing technologies of ZFN and TALEN, as well as CRISPR-Cas9. Leveraging its original intellectual property rights for CRISPR-Cas9, ToolGen is currently funneling its research and development resources into the commercialization of patents and the development of gene-editing-based agricultural products and human therapeutics.
With 70 patent attorneys and 15 trademark and design attorneys, we are one of Europe's largest intellectual property consultancies. We strengthen and protect our clients' innovations, trademarks and designs. We ensure you have access to the necessary expertise in many different fields. Our client base includes multinationals, large and medium-sized Dutch, Belgian and international enterprises, research institutions and government agencies. We are happy to meet you and will be pleased to discuss the possibilities and our services.
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flanders.bio is an independent life sciences cluster organization with over 300 industry members.
Cluster organization flanders.bio strengthens Flanders’ life sciences and biotechnology ecosystem by facilitating partnering among its members. Furthermore, the organization creates value for the entire life sciences cluster by bringing expertise and a clear strategy to enhance the growth of its members – both locally and internationally – while enabling innovation via a portfolio of activities and programs.
To stimulate the transfer of knowledge and partnerships within the sector, flanders.bio organizes conferences, seminars and workshops, including ‘Knowledge for Growth’, one of the largest regional business conferences in Europe. As an industry organization, flanders.bio provides information tailored to its member companies’ needs, and has a well-developed communication department that contributes to the national and international visibility of its members and the industry in general.
What’s more, flanders.bio provides a range of strategic business support services for companies to expand their business and access new markets. Facilitation of collaborations between different technology sectors is a key objective of flanders.bio, both for healthcare and precision medicine applications as well as in agri-food.
HollandBIO: the Dutch Biotech Industry Association
HollandBIO is the Dutch biotech industry association connecting, supporting, and representing over 265 medical, agro-food, and industrial biotech companies. Our members are active in all phases of research and development and include all company sizes: start-ups, SMEs, listed companies and multinationals. Together, we strive for a society taking full advantage of the power of biotechnology in health, food and sustainability.
Agtech company focused on Breeding by Design. Investors: Sofinnova, BPI, Genoa, Kurma, Casdin and Alexandria. 11m€ Series A completed in Nov 2021. Based at the Cornell Univ incubator (Ithaca, NY) and in France. Partners: Bayer Cropscience and Cornell University. Developing products and technologies in various crop, including: Tomato, Rice and Corn.
Latest news: http://www.meiogenix.com/dr-neal-gutterson-joins-meiogenix-
StartLife is Europe’s top agrifoodtech startup accelerator, co-founded by Wageningen University & Research. Its mission is to empower founders to build and grow startups with breakthrough technologies that shape a sustainable food system. To this end, it provides a wide range of services, including business development support, top industry business mentors, non-equity funding and access to a global community of startups, investors, corporates and experts.