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The sense of taking care of plants

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Marta Almazan, head of the Unit of Nematology, Entomology and Postharvest of the R&D of Futureco Bioscience, dreamed about caring for animals in farms when she chose to study technical agricultural engineering. Besides being fascinating, she discovered she was good at caring and curing plants, so she began her professional career focusing on Plant Health, first at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and later in Futureco Bioscience, where she hopes to remain many years...
Marta Almazán

Marta Almazán

Learning to contribute

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The career of a researcher involves, almost obligatorily, going to university, studying a career or degree and gain the research capacity degree through further study of Master Degree or postgraduate courses, also combined with work experience to practice what he or she has learned, and to provide knowledge to the scientific community in particular and society in general. Once you get that research proficiency, you can then move on to complete a PhD and from there, engage in more postdoctoral...
Unai Pérez Igúzquiza

Unai Pérez Igúzquiza

Futureco Bioscience named as National Champion for Spain in the European Business Awards

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Futureco Bioscience has today been named as a National Champion for Spain in the European Business Awards (EBA) sponsored by RSM, in the category of UKTI Award for Innovation. These awards shine a light on the most innovative businesses on the continent by promoting success, innovation and ethics in the European business community since 2007, and their primary purpose is to support the development of a stronger and more successful business community throughout Europe. The EBA is a prestigious...
Logo of the awards

Logo of the awards

NOFLY on its way to a global commercialization

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NOFLY has been recently approved for its trade in Israel as a biopesticide suitable for organic farming (ref. 7453) for the biological control of whiteflies, aphids and thrips, pathogenic insects that cause annually significant economic losses in crops worldwide. This bioinsecticide based on spores of the strain FE9901 of the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea began to develop in 2001, came to its definitive formulation in 2005 and began its registration for commercialization...
Image of NOFLY packaging

Image of NOFLY packaging

Unexpected properties of a bionematicidal bacteria

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Recently, part of the R&D Staff of Futureco Bioscience attended the 10th International PGPR (Plant Growth Promotion Rhizobacteria) Workshop in Liege, Belgium, to present two trials published today in Ecoletter number 16, which includes the results of the research: Lysobacter enzymogenes B25, a new PGPR strain with nematicidal activity.In the assays exposed in this Ecoletter, the R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience has shown that Lysobacter enzimogenes strain...
Growth promoting activity after treating tomato plants with Le-B25

Growth promoting activity after treating tomato plants with Le-B25

Futureco Bioscience renovates its commitment with the Global Compact of the United Nations

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Futureco Bioscience has delivered its first Communication of Progress (COP) to the United Nations Global Compact, a strategic policy initiative undertaken by the UN for companies that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.Since its signing and acceptance in July 2014, Futureco Bioscience has worked in the analysis, policy development and recapitulation, tools,...
Resume of the policies, tools, indicators and actions of SCR for the different stakeholders of the Global Compact

Resume of the policies, tools, indicators and actions of SCR for the different stakeholders of the Global Compact

New research on bacteria with nematicide activity and promoting plant growth properties

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Between 16 and 19 June, part of the R&D team of Futureco Bioscience participated in the 10th International PGPR (Plant Growth Promotion Rhizobacteria) Workshop in Liege, Belgium. At the congress, Dr. Belén López, Director of the Biopesticides Research Program, presented the nematicide activity of strain B25 of Lysobacter enzymogenes, and also its plant growth promoting properties, never reviewed until date. This strain was isolated by researchers from Futureco Bioscience...
Belén López presenting the results of the trials of Lysobacter enzymogenes strain B25

Belén López presenting the results of the trials of Lysobacter enzymogenes strain B25

Expanding the scope of sustainability

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During June 2015 some Futureco Bioscience products have been approved under the Organic Input Material (OIM) Program of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), under which plant nutrition products are registered and approved for its use for organic farming. The approval is subject to strict verification of compliance with the law of fertilizer materials in California and to standards of the National Organic Program of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA -...
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