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ENZYTECH, another purpose for sub-products from the food and energy industries

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Futureco Bioscience's R & D Department leads Enzytech, a project under the "NUCLIS" line of industrial research and experimental development offered by ACC1Ó and partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The project has the collaboration also of Leitat Technology Center.The objective of Enzytech is the design of enzymatic technologies for the extraction of biomolecules with a low risk phytosanitary activity (antimicrobial or nematicidal) or biostimulating...
Recognition of Support

Recognition of Support

Bacterial spot and early blight on tomatoes, diseases that won't be a problem anymore

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Issue 20 Ecoletter has been published, which includes Bestcure® efficacy trials for treating tomatoes affected by bacterial spot caused by Xanthomonas campesiris pv, vesicatoria, and early blight, a fungal infection caused by Alternaria solani. Both diseases cause significant productivity losses. Both diseases cause significant productivity losses. They affect the leaves initially, passing later on to stems and fruits and causing important yield and economic losses. Symptoms in leaves...
Image of Ecoletter, Issue 20

Image of Ecoletter, Issue 20

Futureco promotes the XV Interactive Plant Protection Day

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Futureco Bioscience has joined the team of promoters of the XV Interactive Plant Protection Day, which will take place at the Joan Badia Foundation Experimental Station in Girona on September 19, 2017. The event will bring together professionals and technicians from companies and sectoral groups to attend talks and demonstration workshops, as well as exhibition posters that will show the latest results of the lines of research on sustainable plant protection of the Institute of Agroalimentary...
Programme of the event

Programme of the event

Innovation focused on productivity and care of Chilean crops

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Sergi Ferrero, Product Manager of Futurec Bioscience's biostimulant line, traveled to Chile from July 2 to 7, to meet with the Bioamerica team and participate in meetings and conferences with agricultural technicians from all regions and crops, focusing on those with higher added value.Bioamerica sells Futureco Bioscience products in Chile, and is one of the strongest agricultural distributors in the Chilean market, offering quality products and a team of technicians, highly qualified,...
Defender Conference with Bioamerica

Defender Conference with Bioamerica

A great team to expand and improve market supply of agrobiologicals

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On April 4, Futureco Bioscience hosted 18 branch managers of SumiAgro Europe, a company of the Japanese group Sumitomo Corporation, with whom since January 2017 an agreement was signed that allows Futureco to make a step forward in its growth trajectory as a company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets new generation biostimulants and biopesticides. Some of these products will be distributed by SumiAgro Europe under the brand Seipro.Thomas Martinez, Director of Futureco...
Futureco Bioscience - SumiAgro Europe Team

Futureco Bioscience - SumiAgro Europe Team

Fungicidal activity of Bestcure® against Botrytis in tomato crops

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The R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience, with the Business development Department, have tested the fungicidal activity of the vegetal extract Bestcure® against Botritys cinerea in tomato crops. The trials, performed in two fields in Colombia, tested the effects of prevention and cure of the botanical extract Bestcure® (Rutastare® in Colombia), in fruits and flowers, the latter being the main route of entry to the fungus to expand through the plant, infecting the depriving...
Ecoletter issue 19

Ecoletter issue 19

How to overcome stress situations due to climate adverse conditions in plants

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The solution to abiotic stress situations was already in nature. We explain in this video on what basis natural processes we have developed a product that helps to overcome the consequences of adverse weather conditions on crops: the bioestimulant FitoMaat.
Beauty shot of FitoMaat

Beauty shot of FitoMaat

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

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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...
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

When water scarcity ceases to affect plant growth

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

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

Futureco Bioscience launches FitoMaat® a biostimulant to overcome stress situations

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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...
FitoMaat, in the new packaging of Futureco Bioscience

FitoMaat, in the new packaging of Futureco Bioscience

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

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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...
Sonia Martínez Servat

Sonia Martínez Servat

Prelude of a week of science in society

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From 13 to 22 November takes place the Science Week in Catalonia, where headquarters of companies, research and technology centres, schools, cinemas, theaters, conference rooms, auditoriums and other facilities spread throughout Catalonia offer activities for dissemination and popularization of science and technology. Science and technology are culture, so during that week lectures, films, guided tours, seminars, experiments, plays and other cultural consumption assets for people with all kind...
Card of the Science Week 2015

Card of the Science Week 2015

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

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

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 -...
CDFA label

CDFA label

Biolasting saves post-harvest losses

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This week was presented at the III International Symposium on Post-harvest Pathology in Bari, Italy, BIOLASTING®, a new formulation based on citric extract from bitter orange and tangerine. BIOLASTING®, with a high content of bioflavonoids and organic acids, stands as a new tool of natural origin to reduce post-harvest losses, an increasingly pressing challenge, due to the removal of conventional chemicals for their risk on human health and on the environment. Recent trial results were...
Marta Almazán presenting Biolasting

Marta Almazán presenting Biolasting

Bestcure beats Xanthomonas in plum

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Today has been published the Ecoletter that shows the effectiveness of Bestcure against bacterial leaf spot in plum, a severe disease caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas arboricola pv pruni, affecting the leaves and fruits of some fruit crops like almonds, peaches, cherries, plums and apricots. Bestcure® is an activator of natural defenses of the plant whose formulation is based on extract of Rutaceae (Citrus sp), rich in organic acids (ascorbic acid and cítircos) and...
Fruit damage in plum by Xanthomonas arboricola pv pruni. Photography by the Faculty of Agronomy of the University of the Republic of Uruguay.

Fruit damage in plum by Xanthomonas arboricola pv pruni. Photography by the Faculty of Agronomy of the University of the Republic of Uruguay.

The Department of R&D keeps expanding its team

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April starts with the hiring of a new researcher for the Department of R&D of Futureco Bioscience: Iker García Hernández. Iker is PhD in Plant Biology from the University of Barcelona and joins the team to work in the Unit of Molecular Biology, apply and deepen its knowledge of the aging processes of plants and the molecular mechanisms involved in situations of abiotic stresses such as drought. Its goal is finding the most accurate and effective solutions for the recovery of...
Iker Hernández

Iker Hernández

Tomato wins on health with Bestcure®

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Tomato crops are often affected by fungal infections such as Phytophthora infestans and Erwinia spp, which often expand on plant leaves reducing their healthy surface and limiting basic needs for proper growth and Metabolism such as sunlight, water and exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide that occur in the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. The effects of these fungi infections ultimately affect fruit number and size, and commits the crop, the farmer who grows it, and the demand...
Bestcure®

Bestcure®

Launching a new web and a worldwide brand image

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Futureco Bioscience launches its "Worldwide" web, and a corporate image that represents its global expansion that started in 2014, with the distribution of its products in 22 countries, and hopes to reach presence and sales in 50 countries at 2018. After the opening of its 8 new technical offices in America, Futureco Bioscience has proceeded to register its products for its sales in South America, Center America and North America, at the time the company is making collaboration agreements with...
New web

New web "Worldwide", where you can choose technical office or country, or just navigate thorugh your language in futurecobioscience.com

Previous web, where you still couldn't choose the country.

Previous web, where you still couldn't choose the country.

New brand image of the worldwide expansion of Futureco Bioscience

New brand image of the worldwide expansion of Futureco Bioscience

The new face of the defence activators

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The family of the defence activators products of Futureco Bioscience that stimulate plant defences against attack by pathogens or diseases (fungal and bacterial plant pathogens), today has launched a new image that can now be displayed in the web catalog. It's not just a matter of changing a design for a more modern one. As Futureco Bioscience is expanding its distribution across the planet, in the registration process of its products, some countries require that the label doesn't show any...
New image of the Fosfimax Ca label, compared to the old label

New image of the Fosfimax Ca label, compared to the old label

How to give wheat the zinc it needs to make it a whole food

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Today has been published the Ecoletter Efficacy of absorption of Zinc in wheat after the application of Defender Zn®, which compares the absorption of the deficiency corrector of Futureco Bioscience Defender Zn® applied to wheat with another widely used commercial product based on Zn oxide, and formulated by chemical synthesis excipients. Zinc (Zn) is an essential micronutrient required for plant growth. Involved in several enzymatic activities, Zn has a key role in...
Field cultivated with wheat

Field cultivated with wheat

Biolasting, a new post-harvest protection product for fruits and vegetables

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Futureco Bioscience launches today Biolasting®, a new organic fungicide and bactericide with antioxidant properties for post-harvest use. Biolasting® prevents and cures diseases created by fungi and bacteria that occur during the storage period of fruits and vegetables, from harvesting to transportation from the field or greenhouse and its sale for food consumption. Diseases due to fungi and bacteria can cause very significant economic losses, lower the price, quality,...
Biolasting pannel presented in the exhibition of Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong

Biolasting pannel presented in the exhibition of Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong

Futureco Bioscience expands with the launching of 8 subsidiaries

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Futureco Bioscience, the agrobiotech company that researches, develops, produces and commercializes environmental friendly agrobiological inputs for plant nutrition and plant protection of zero waste begins an expansion phase to become multinational.  The company, that has been developing its activity for more than twenty years from Barcelona, has spent the last two years preparing its growth to be more profitable and efficient worldwide. In 2011, Futureco Bioscience joined its three...
Main headquarters of Futureco Bioscience in Spain

Main headquarters of Futureco Bioscience in Spain

From a bird's eye view

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At only four months to end 2014, Futureco Bioscience has a full schedule. From a bird's eye view, the Spanish agrobiotech company will give contents to read and talk about a variety of activities, ranging from attending events, conferences and exhibitions, organising national and international students' visits to its facilities, the launching of new products and results of effectiveness tests of those already in catalogue, as also good news about the trends of the company, among other...
Stand of Futureco Bioscience in Asia Fruit Logistica 2014

Stand of Futureco Bioscience in Asia Fruit Logistica 2014

Communication of R&D to avoid bad press

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On July 11 2014, the panel discussion "Keys to Success in biotech companies: The role of communication” was held with the participation of Isabel Troytiño, of Futureco Bioscience, along with Juan Carlos Esteban, of Amgen, Nuria Peláez of AB-Biotics and Andrea Guiu, of the GCR Group, and was moderated by Angela Bernardo, coordinator of the Biotech Annual Congress BAC 2014 and science journalist.  This roundtable was included in the agenda of the BAC 2014, organized...
Pannel discussion of BAC 2014. By order, Juan Carlos Esteban, Ángela Bernardo, Isabel Troytiño, Andrea Guiu and Núria Peláez

Pannel discussion of BAC 2014. By order, Juan Carlos Esteban, Ángela Bernardo, Isabel Troytiño, Andrea Guiu and Núria Peláez

Biological Control of Western Flower Thrips

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This week have been published the trials that demonstrate that Paecilomyces fumosoroseus FE9901, NOFLY WP active ingredient, is effective against one of the most important agricultural pests worldwide, the western flower thrip, Franklisiella occidentalis. This insect species affects a wide range of horticultural, fruit and ornamental crops, giving significant economic losses annually. Franklisiella occidentalis damages plants creating wounds by oviposition and also by feeding, staining them...
Frankliniella occidentalis, (source: Wikipedia)

Frankliniella occidentalis, (source: Wikipedia)

Milestones, challenges and concepts about Strengtheners, Biopsticides and Beneficial Microorganisms

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On Friday 9th of May of 2014, at the Science and Technology Park of the University of Girona, was held a "Technical Conference about Plant strengtheners and Biopesticides for sustainable agriculture", which consisted of two presentations and a panel discussion. The first presentation: "Strengtheners and Biopesticides: concepts, myths and realities" was imparted by PhD Emilio Montesinos, manager of the CIDSAV of the Universitat de Girona; the second one was "Beneficial Microorganisms" performed...
Panel discussion of the conference

Panel discussion of the conference

Conference about products for its use in sustainable agriculture

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On Friday May 9, 2014, in the Auditorium of the Casademont Building of the Science Park of Girona, will be held the conference “Biostimulants and Biopesticides for sustainable agriculture" to define and discuss about the state of the art of basic and applied investigation about these products in sustainable agriculture practices.  The event will be opened by Jordi Giné, Head of Plant Protection of the Department of Agriculture and Environment of the Catalan Government,...
Programme of the Conference

Programme of the Conference

An appointment to celebrate the Year of Biotechnology

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On July of the current year, 2014 will be declared as the Year of Biotechnology in Spain. To celebrate it, the Catalan Association of Biotechnologists (ASBTEC) and the Spanish Federation of Biotechnologists (FEBiotec) have organized the eighth edition of the biggest annual event of Spanish biotechnology, the Biotech Annual Congress (BAC), in Barcelona, between the 9th and 11th of July. BAC2014 will be inaugurated by PhD Maria Blasco, director of the National Cancer...
Webpage http://www.bac2014.es

Webpage http://www.bac2014.es

The friendly coexistence between a bioinsecticide and pollinator insects

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The active ingredient of biopesticide NOFLY, spores of the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea FE9901, is safe for pollinators, bees and bumblebees, as it has been demonstrated through compatibility tests published on the 10th Ecoletter of Futureco Bioscience. To be approved for its trade in the EU, it is essential that an insecticide is safe for insects like bees or bumblebees, key organisms to ecosystems and agricultural crops, since much of the food production is...
Photography of a bee, from the Flickr channel of Gustavo Durán

Photography of a bee, from the Flickr channel of Gustavo Durán

Biopesticide NOFLY is harmless to natural enemies of insect pests

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One of the biggest risks to assess when a biopesticide is applied on a crop is its toxicity to other insects different to the pest organisms to be treated, such as beneficial insects like bees or natural enemies of the crop's pest you are preventing or controlling, and that are normally present in the environment. Natural enemies can be predators or parasitoids, and are also often used in biological pest control and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Recently it has been published that NOFLY, a...
Nymphs of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci

Nymphs of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci

Refine the strategy and expand the R+D team to launch faster more products to the market

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Futureco Bioscience SA reorganizes and extends the most valuable asset of the company: its R&D and Regulatory Affairs Department. The Department has changed its management model and has recruited three researchers, adding grey matter to a team that in 2012 grew from 4 to 8 employees and in the last year has grown from 8 to 13. The reorganization of the R&D and Regulatory Affairs Department is a new stage that has been preparing for years, and involves changing the old organization,...
Lola Piñol, Belén López García and Clara Oliver, the new researchers of the R&D team

Lola Piñol, Belén López García and Clara Oliver, the new researchers of the R&D team

Compatibility of NOFLY with other products for Integrated Pest Management programs

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Currently in Europe and Spain we are in the legal framework of Directive 2009/128/EC on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides, which aims to reduce risks of using pesticides that may endanger human and animal health, and the environment. This policy promotes Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the use of alternative or complementary techniques to those related to conventional chemical pesticides. This does not imply a complete replacement of the use of synthetic agrochemical pesticides, but...
Image of the Ecoletter of NOFLY's compatibility with insecticides and fungicides that debuts a new design for this type of publications

Image of the Ecoletter of NOFLY's compatibility with insecticides and fungicides that debuts a new design for this type of publications

Passion, challenges and perspective of applied research to develop agrobiological products.

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One of the greatest assets of Futureco Bioscience is its R&D Department, where new biopesticide, biofertilizer and bioactivator products are generated, besides being the engine that demonstrates that the company's products work, have an excellent quality and meet all legal and safety standards to register and market. The Department, which now counts with the 35% of the company’s staff, started with some agreements and contracts with units of Research of the University of Barcelona....
Carolina Fernández, Director of the R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience

Carolina Fernández, Director of the R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience

A meeting with plant scientists and technological companies

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The 12thDecember 2013 will be held the I Encounter between vegetal scientists and technological companies in the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC, Barcelona, Spain). The event, organized by the Plant Biology Section of the Catalan Society of Biology (SCB) is directed to scientists (IPs), companies which activities are related to plant protection and nutrition and professionals of the sector such as project managers, experts in intellectual property and business and innovation...
Image of the preliminary document of the I Encounter of Plant Scientists and Technological Companies

Image of the preliminary document of the I Encounter of Plant Scientists and Technological Companies

Fungi for sustainable agriculture that take more or less time to reach the market

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On 3 and 4 October 2013 was held at the Institut d' Estudis Catalans in Barcelona the meeting of the Second Conference on Mycorrhizae research in Spain , which brought together nearly a hundred researchers in the field. Carolina Fernandez, Director of R & D and Futureco Bioscience Regulatory Affairs, was invited to the event to participate in one of the lectures and activities, the round table "How to articulate a system of quality control of the inoculum and mycorrhizal plant? Current...
Example of micorrhizae, image of Fernando Santamaría González

Example of micorrhizae, image of Fernando Santamaría González

For those who missed the date of the event on 19th september and those who participated

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A week has passed since the panel discussion "The ménage à trois of agriculture, biotechnology and environment. Fact or fiction?" was held in the Institute of Catalan Studies IEC (Institut d' Estudis Catalans, Calle del Carmen 47, Barcelona) on 19th september, one of the events that celebrate the 20th anniversary of Futureco Bioscience. This panel discussion was co-organized by the Catalan Institute of Agrarian Studies (ICEA) of the IEC, the Catalan Association for...

Technological convergence, sustainable intensification and inequality

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How will future agriculture be to feed the world's population with a minimal impact to the environment? Which are the steps to undertake this clean agriculture? What are the main problems that make this change difficult, if not impossible? These three questions were the theme of the round table " The ménage à trois of agriculture, biotechnology and the environment. Fact or Fiction?", held in room Pi i Sunyer of the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC), in Barcelona, that brought...
From left to right, the speakers of the panel discussion, F. Reguant, A. Caño, C. Ribas, A. Prat, X. Duran, M. Martí and C. Fernández

From left to right, the speakers of the panel discussion, F. Reguant, A. Caño, C. Ribas, A. Prat, X. Duran, M. Martí and C. Fernández

The Ménage à trois of agriculture, biotechnology and environment. Fact or fiction?

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Although there is an increasingly widespread awareness of the urgency to halt the erosion of the planet with human activity, transforming a society to be responsible to the environment involves many small changes in different areas. Political, economic, financial, and above all, changes in the exploitation of the planet to provide the inhabitants of goods and services necessary for life, such as basic food, energy and industry. This transformation involves a good deal of creativity and...
Courtyard of the Institute of Catalan Studies where the cocktail offered by Casa Ametller will take place

Courtyard of the Institute of Catalan Studies where the cocktail offered by Casa Ametller will take place

How will biotechnology, agriculture and environment converge in the upcoming years?

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This 2013 Futureco Bioscience celebrates its 20th anniversary. Since we started our journey in the agrobiotech sector, the biopesticides and biostimulants market has evolved considerably, as an alternative to agrochemicals for plant nutrition and protection. The sector is now in a full swing. We look backwards and recap what has been done so far, and look in perspective where we want to go, and what we find is a scenario in which research, development, policies and efforts to reduce the...
Invitation to the panel discussion to talk about the convergence between agriculture, biotech and environment and the trends of the sector

Invitation to the panel discussion to talk about the convergence between agriculture, biotech and environment and the trends of the sector

Futureco Bioscience continues to grow, creating jobs and knowledge

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Despite the hostile environment in which Spanish companies move, the contraction of the budget towards innovation, and for the sole purpose to manage the economy storm that continues, Futureco Bioscience is still committed to invest in research, development and innovation with a strong commitment to social and environmental affairs, which makes the company a leader in the European agrobiotech sector. In this growth, hiring highly qualified staff, Futureco Bioscience has performed two new...

Experience of an SME in research, registration and commercialization of microbial biopesticides

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On May 13, in Room Pi i Sunyer of the Catalan Studies Institute (IEC), PhD Carolina Fernandez, Director of the R+D+i and Regulatory Affairs of Futureco Bioscience, gave a conference organized the Catalan Institute for Agrarian Studies (ICEA), entitled as "The Biocontrol Industry, an experience of an SME in research, registration and commercialization of microbial biopesticides". C. Fernández presented the current market situation of biopesticides, Futureco’s Bioscience profile, as...

The European Union approves the first biological insecticide developed in Spain

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After an evaluation process of eight years, finally the strain FE 9901 of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus, the active ingredient of the product Futureco NOFLY WP, has been finally authorized by the European Union as an active substance as insecticide.  This is an historic event in the field of Spanish agrobiotechnology, since it is the first biopesticide based on a microbial pathogen of plant plague insects (bio-insecticide) for whitefly control completely developed in Spain and...

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Last 6th-7th December, 2011 was held in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) the first conference on Biopesticidesorganized by Informa Life Science.

Publication of The Yearbook 2010 by FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE SL

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The edition of The YearBook 2010 issued by FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE SL is now available in the section Publications of the Website. The Year Book is a technical publication yearly issued by FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE. The contents are usually the latest news of the agricultural sector related with the Plant Protection and Plant Nutrition. As well, we formerly present technical information related to the recently launched products and the latest advances on FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE’s R+D projects....

Appointment of the R+D Director of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE as new Chairwoman of IBMA-Spain

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Last month of February, Dr. Carolina Fernández, Director of Research and Development of FUTURECOBIOSCIENCE, was elected as new Chairwoman of the IBMA-Spain, an association where she has been actively involved since its creation.

Launching of BIOGROW PERÚ, the new subsidiary branch of the international group BIOGROW CORPORATION

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Official launch of BIOGROW PERÚ, the last subsidiary branch of BIOGROW CORPORATION, which will be commercializing the products of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE in the Republic of Peru. Adaptation to peruvian’s agriculture practices is the new challenge for spreading the success of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE products.

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE participates in the XV congress of the S.E.F.

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The Spanish Society of Phytopathology (S.E.F.) organized from the 27th of September to the 1st of October its XV congress in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Euskadi - Spain). FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE participated actively in the congress through an oral communication titled “Development of a microbiological based product for the control of nematodes” and with a poster entitled “In-vitro Effectiveness of a new Biofungicide based on spores of Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108”...

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The Spanish Society of Phytopathology (S.E.F.) organized from the 27th of September to the 1st of October its XV congress in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Euskadi - Spain). FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE participated actively in the congress through an oral communication titled “Development of a microbiological based product for the control of nematodes” and with a poster entitled “In-vitro Effectiveness of a new Biofungicide based on spores of Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108”...

Meeting in Barcelona to talk about vegetal protection with the ICEA

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BIOSCIENCE FUTURECO IX participated in the Plant Protection Conference organized by the Institut Català d'Estudis agrarians on February 19, 2010. The event was attended by a hundred persons related to Plant Protection, who came from different universities (ESAB-UPC, UDL, University of Girona), research centers (IRTA, CSIC), Technical Plant Protection Association, representatives of the DAR and companies agrochemical sector.First, FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE sponsored the event and on the other,...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE starts registration process of a new biological fungicide: ACTINOVATE SP

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The Research & Development department of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE, S.L. completed the dossier for supporting inclusion in Annex I to directive 91/414/EC of the new biological control agent Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108 in last September. This BCA is a beneficial bacterium belonging to Actinobacteria Phylum with recognized antimicrobial activity on a wide range of soil decay fungi and aerial pathogens. ACTINOVATE SP is the commercial product based on WYEC 108 strain...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE participates in the second ONTA congress

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The 2nd International Congress of Tropical Nematology, a joint meeting of Organization o Nematologist of Tropical America (ONTA) and Brazilian Society of Nematologists (BSN) was held in Maceió, Brazil from 4 to 9 October 2009. More than 250 participants from different countries attended the congress. 

Launching of BIOGROW USA CORP in Florida

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The American Branch of BIOGROW CORPORATION (BIOGROW USA CORP) was officially presented through an informative seminar at the Cleveland Heights Golf Club in Lakeland (Florida), on last 14th July. The American Branch of BIOGROW CORPORATION (BIOGROW USA CORP) was officially presented through an informative seminar at the Cleveland Heights Golf Club in Lakeland (Florida), on last 14th July.  The agenda of the event included oral presentations and a courtesy lunch. The conference covered the...
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