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Seed library fridge, photos by Laia Serveto

Seed library fridge, photos by Laia Serveto

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Futureco Bioscience has donated a refrigerator to the Library of the Universitary School of Agriculture of Barcelona (ESAB) of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) to house 20 species of seeds of plants, as a loan service for students to carry out practical training. The project stems to promote a lending service of regional traditional crop varieties, as well as to educate the university community in the value of sustainability and food security issues. This project has benefited...

Expanding the team to start the new year with strength

Sergi Ferrero and Juan Pablo Rodríguez

Sergi Ferrero and Juan Pablo Rodríguez

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Futureco Bioscience has started 2016 hiring two people to tune the strategy for continuous growth and improvement: Sergi Ferrero, Product Manager, and Juan Pablo Rodríguez Head of Management Systems. Sergi Ferrero, PhD in Molecular Biology of Plants, has a wide experience working in basic research, science information management for communication and marketing agencies, and in technical assessment for clients and science centres for whom he has worked. Sergi joins Futureco Bioscience as...

Futureco Bioscience goes beyond 45% of its workforce in R&D personnel

Sonia Martínez Servat

Sonia Martínez Servat

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Futureco Bioscience adds one more person to R & D, Sonia Martinez Servat, graduated in Biotechnology from the University of Lleida, Master in Advanced Microbiology from the University of Barcelona and PhD in process of completing her thesis in Molecular Genetics of Bacteria in the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Sonia joins the team as Head of the Department of Microbiology of Futureco Bioscience. She has a wide research expertise focused on developing new strategies to...

Futureco Bioscience launches FitoMaat® a biostimulant to overcome stress situations

FitoMaat, in the new packaging of Futureco Bioscience

FitoMaat, in the new packaging of Futureco Bioscience

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Futureco Bioscience launches today its new product FitoMaat®, a biostimulant to overcome abiotic stress situations caused by adverse climate conditions such as cold, heat, drought, salinity and cracking of fruits due to heavy rainfall. Abiotic stress situations make plants invest its resources in the production of compounds that protect them from stress consequences, such as reactive oxygen species, inhibiting photosynthesis, decreasing protein synthesis and attempting to equilibrate the...

The constant discipline to demonstrate social and environmental commitment

OSHAS 18001:2007

OSHAS 18001:2007

ISO 14001

ISO 14001

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Futureco Bioscience, in the process of continuous improvement, has renewed the certification of its quality and environment management system. Also, as part of its policy, it has also achieved accreditation of a management system of safety and health at work; thus reaching a level of integration of its activities which allows to ensure customer satisfaction, compliance with environmental requirements of its activity and occupational safety and health. Futureco Bioscience also joined to...

An important step for organic farming in Morocco and part of Africa

Éléphant Vert facilities in Meknes

Éléphant Vert facilities in Meknes

Workers in the facilities of Éléphant Vert in Meknes

Workers in the facilities of Éléphant Vert in Meknes

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Futureco Bioscience and Éléphant Vert have signed a distribution agreement for approved organic farming agri-input products in Morocco. This agreement covers as well the registration, technical and sales development of the Futureco Bioscience product range in other African countries. Éléphant Vert is a Swiss company that landed four years ago in Africa to drive the development of organic farming inputs, providing innovative product lines such as organic...

When water scarcity ceases to affect plant growth

Ecoletter 17: FitoMaat® improves resistance to hydric stress on tomato plants

Ecoletter 17: FitoMaat® improves resistance to hydric stress on tomato plants

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One of the duties of a company that sells agrobiological products for plant protection and nutrition of zero waste is to demonstrate its efficacy on specific crops and soil and climatic conditions. Furthermore, safety on the environment and biodiversity must be tested, and prove that these products are nontoxic for plant or animal species, they don't pollute and neither leave residues that aren't biodegrable in a short term. That is the reason why Futureco Bioscience publishes Ecoletters,...

We present Ecoinnovas, the 1st Award to Innovation for the Development of Sustainable Agriculture

Logo of Ecoinnovas Awards of Futureco Bioscience

Logo of Ecoinnovas Awards of Futureco Bioscience

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Futureco Bioscience announces the first edition of the Innovation for the Development of Sustainable Agriculture Award: Ecoinnovas. This award wants to honour the best PhD thesis for its innovative value in reducing the impact of agriculture on the environment, published in the last 3 years from ibero-american countries where the company is present: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Portugal, Peru and Spain. The areas of...

Futureco Bioscience is reinforced in the Spanish market

Juan Sierra and Francisco Biehler

Juan Sierra and Francisco Biehler

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After five years of distribution agreement for its products with Certis Europe, Futureco Bioscience takes the direct distribution of its products to the Spanish fields, increasing its presence and proximity to farmers and agricultural technicians. This strategy is part of an approach to the market in a much more personal and technical way, and is part of the initiative to open branches in other countries, which enables the company to operate more directly with the end customer. In turn, it...

A week contributing to ornamental crops in Ecuador

Rose crops of Cayambe

Rose crops of Cayambe

Citrogrower presentation

Citrogrower presentation

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From 9 to 12 May Futureco Bioscience gave a technical conference in different farms in Ecuador, one of the leading exporters of roses and ornamental crops, whose production is among the most profitable in the country. The sector of ornamental crops and especially the rose is highly technified, as it relates to products with high added value, it has advanced agronomy protocols for integrated management production, with complete fertilization and biostimulation programs. In the technical...

Futureco Bioscience and Sipcam Iberia/Inagra sign a strategic partnership agreement

Sipcam facilities

Sipcam facilities

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Futureco Bioscience has reached a strategic collaboration agreement for the Iberian Peninsula and other areas of the Mediterranean with group Sipcam Iberia / Inagra, through which Sipcam will expand its catalog and Futureco Bioscience may have its platform to promote initiatives, projects and developments of biostimulants and biopesticides. Currently, SIPCAM IBERIA has a market share of 5% in the Spanish market of plant protection and nutrition products, consolidating a cumulative growth of...

The success of an innovation depends on the legal framework within it is developed

Manel Navarro Casas

Manel Navarro Casas

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The success of an innovation, as almost anything in life, is the combination of a good job of development and seize the right opportunity to implement it. Sometimes a good idea is not enough, it must be possible to be materialized at the right time and place. When we talk about innovation in crop protection and fertilizers, it must not only offer something new that meets the needs of the market, it must also comply with all requirements of the legal framework where it will be applied. For...

Supporting the European Plant Science Retreat

EPSR Webpage

EPSR Webpage

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Barcelona hosts from 20 to 23 June one of the most famous and fresh research congresses of plants, the EPSR (European Plant Science Retreat), organized by local researchers, and that changes each edition of location. This year, Futureco Bioscience, besides attending the event, sponsors one of the presentations of the invited experts, the conference of Dr. Gunther Döhlemann, professor and leader of the research group of Terrestrial Microbiology at the...

Futureco Bioscience will install its headquarters in the building of Telefonica of La Granada

Agreement between CEO Rafael Juncosa (left) and Mayor Diego Díez (right)

Agreement between CEO Rafael Juncosa (left) and Mayor Diego Díez (right)

Image of the area and building that will be renovated

Image of the area and building that will be renovated

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Futureco Bioscience has signed the purchase of Telefonica Spain SA in the municipality of La Granada (Penedès, Barcelona), after its concession and 18 months of negotiation. This building is part of the Catalan industrial heritage; from which were transmitted by satellite the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992, and 25 years later will host the headquarters of Futureco Bioscience. Futureco Bioscience is an agricultural biotech company dedicated to research, development, manufacture and...

The representation of the perfect team

Human tower in front of the town hall

Human tower in front of the town hall

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The perfect team is not one who has the best individuals, although that can be an added value. The perfect team is one that maximizes the qualities and strengths of each of its members and combines the best possible way to achieve the best result in every action undertaken, either play a match or bring up successfully an innovation or company. Perhaps the best cultural representation of a perfect team is the human castle built by the Castellers, in which people of varied ages, social...

A cleaner and updated image of Futureco Bioscience products

Updated image of some of the products of Futureco Bioscience

Updated image of some of the products of Futureco Bioscience

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The webpage of Futureco Bioscience opens this week the catalog with an updated image of our products, more homogeneous and modern. Following a basic label schema, images have been unified under two lines of design, a more continuist and cleaner one, based of still paintings of the main crops which the product is applied, framed with the corporate Futureco Bioscience colour and with the product name in a red box, and a totally new design line, already applied for the defense activators products...

The color of Futureco Bioscience in Latin America

Agroshop in Honduras

Agroshop in Honduras

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A few months ago Futureco Bioscience decided to help those retail stores or agro-shops who wished to paint their walls turquoise, and place panels with colorful bottles of its products covering the cost. Today has become reality and some stores like Agroin (photo) in Honduras are, are painted with the color of Futureco Bioscience. A year ago Futureco Bioscience decided to open offices in Latin America, in a respectful way with the environment and the idiosyncrasies of the places where the...

Approved the registration of the biopesticide Rutastar® in Latin America

Rutastar®

Rutastar®

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Rutastar®, biofungicide and biobactericide of broad spectrum, for the prevention and control of fungal and bacterial diseases, has been approved for commecialization and use in Colombia, where it will be available in December, and also soon in other latinamerican countries.Rutastar® is an extract of Rutaceae, of organic origin, which can be applied at any time and in preventive post-harvest treatments, which makes it unique in the market. Especially recommended for tomato crops,...

Futureco renews its commitment to the UN Global Compact

UN Global Development Goals

UN Global Development Goals

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Futureco Bioscience has renewed this year its commitment to the UN Global Compact by presenting the 2015 Communication In Progress Report, regarding to its Corporate Social Responsibility. This report outlines the policies, indicators and actions taken and consolidated during 2015 regarding human rights, labor, environment and anticorruption rights. This year have been added some actions also in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), 12, 13 and 15. In addition to signing the...

Bestcure® expands its use in the South African market

Bestcure bottles for different markets

Bestcure bottles for different markets

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Bestcure®, the biofungicide and biobactericide based on plant extracts with a unique formulation developed and manufactured by Futureco Bioscience, has extended the registration of its use against Xanthomonas in stone fruits (peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums). This use is added to the existing registered uses against Botrytis on grapes, and Xanthomonas and Alternaria on tomatoes. With South African registration number L8933, Bestcure® is commercially distributed since 2012 by...

Contributing to knowledge and the development of the sector of B&Bs

Thomas Martinez, Business Development Manager, at the stand of Futureco Bioscience at ABIM 2016

Thomas Martinez, Business Development Manager, at the stand of Futureco Bioscience at ABIM 2016

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In the last two weeks Futureco Bioscienca has participated in two events of updating and contributing to knowledge as to market development of bio-stimulants and biopesticides. The first one has been ABIM 2016, the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, which this year has had a record participation, with 898 delegates of 427 companies from 48 countries and all the continents. Futureco Bioscience had its own stand and a schedule full of meetings, as also attendance to lectures on the trends of...

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In the last two weeks Futureco Bioscienca has participated in two events of updating and contributing to knowledge as to market development of bio-stimulants and biopesticides. The first one has been ABIM 2016, the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, which this year has had a record participation, with 898 delegates of 427 companies from 48 countries and all the continents. Futureco Bioscience had its own stand and a schedule full of meetings, as also attendance to lectures on the trends of...

Award to Aiplast for the packaging of Defender Active Mg

Print awarded and bag of Defender Active Mg

Print awarded and bag of Defender Active Mg

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Aiplast, supplier of bags and packaging of new solid formulation products of Futureco Bioscience, has been laureate with the second award of the National Flexography Competition of the Spanish Technical Association of Flexography -ATEF-, for the packaging of Defender Active Mg. This product is a Magnesium deficiency corrector for plants, within the supply of new generation products of Futureco Bioscience. This type of packaging is a commitment of Futureco Bioscience to reduce the...

The formula of pleasure for work

Víctor Quero

Víctor Quero

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Chemical Engineer of the IQS, Victor Quero is Head of the Advanced Formulation Subunit of the R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience, where he develops laboratory-scale and semi-industrial prototypes of the products to be applied and tested in chamber, greenhouse and field. After an intense and tanned professional life, he chooses Futureco Bioscience as a great place to stay and lay the anchor, where he can perform his scientific restlessness, his baggage and share it with his R&D...

Seasons Greetings and Happy new 2017!

2017 greeting in Spanish

2017 greeting in Spanish

2017 greeting in English

2017 greeting in English

2017 greeting in Catalan

2017 greeting in Catalan

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As every year, from Futureco Bioscience we share a unique image willing the best for the next year that is just to come. We say goodbye to 2016 satisfied of having achieved great things. More registrations of products worldwide, more launches of new environmental friendly products, more markets in which we are present, more sales and more actions of social responsibility. This is the postcard with which we continue going forward, in part because as all in life, we never do it alone. Our...
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