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Good Corporate Social Responsibility begins by being transparent

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Futureco Bioscience has once again presented in a transparent way its Communication On Progress Report (COP), which includes actions, tools, indicators and policies that ensure compliance with the 10 principles of the United Nations Global Compact on Human Rights, Labor norms, Environment and Anti-Corruption.In addition, this year we have linked actions already undertaken and new initiatives with the Sustainable Development Goals, joining to those companies that believe that the world can be a...
Cover page of the COP 2016, in spanish, this year edited as a presentation

Cover page of the COP 2016, in spanish, this year edited as a presentation

Improve 5 in 1 optimum water quality, product absorption and low impact for agricultural soil

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Did you know how Improve 5 in 1 works? We show how in this video: When the farmer has to apply fertilizers or phytosanitary products according to his management and cultivation program, he or she often finds that the quality, pH and salinity of the irrigation water alter both the solubility of the products to be applied and their absorption by the plant, and can generate more waste in the soil by filtration of non-absorbed or dissolved product. To avoid these disadvantages and ensure...

From agricultural crops in general, to olive in particular

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Last week was intense in meetings of the actors of the Spanish and international agricultural sector. Held between the 10th and 13th of may, Infoagro Exhibition was celebrated in Almería and Expoliva in Jaén. Between the 10th and 13th of May, the XVIII edition of Expoliva took place in Jaén, the world's largest gathering of olive oil and related industries. Expoliva is a biannual meeting where are presented the latest trends and technological and process innovations, as...
Exposition area of Expoliva 2017

Exposition area of Expoliva 2017

Infoagro Exhibition 2017

Infoagro Exhibition 2017

A congress dedicated to garlic

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Last week, the International Garlic Congress took place in La Alberca de Záncara (Cuenca, Spain), attended by Fernando Hernández, territorial representative of Futureco Bioscience. At the conference, different lectures were presented on the cultivation of garlic: From agronomic measures and recommendations for their cultivation (planting, management and harvesting) to storage (post harvest), passing through its commercialization and the future prospects of this crop in reference...
Web of the Garlic Congress

Web of the Garlic Congress

Futureco Bioscience adheres to Sigfito, in deference to the environment

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Futureco Bioscience has joined Sigfito, an entity dedicated to the collection, transport, management and recycling of agricultural packaging, in such a way that Futureco Bioscience products marketed in Spain can be deposited in the collection points of all its autonomous communities. With the adhesion to Sigfito, the users of our products have the possibility to manage the used containers in an agile and efficient way, through the periodic collection of agricultural packaging and its correct...
Sigfito Protocol

Sigfito Protocol

Futureco Bioscience has entered into an equity alliance with Sumi Agro Europe

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Futureco Bioscience S.A. has agreed to sell a minority stake to Sumi Agro Europe Ltd., SAE, a subsidiary company of the Japanese group Sumitomo Corporation, engaged in crop protection and marketing, in an attempt to attain strategic mutual growth. Futureco Bioscience, investigates, develops, manufactures and commercializes biostimulants, biofertilizers and biocontrol products for more than 20 years, and has been growing significantly for the last five years, expanding its supply worldwide in...
Shaking hands after the agreement, Wlodzimierz Wleklik. President and CEO of SAE, Rafael Juncosa, CEO of Futureco Bioscience and Kazuma Suzuki, COO SAE

Shaking hands after the agreement, Wlodzimierz Wleklik. President and CEO of SAE, Rafael Juncosa, CEO of Futureco Bioscience and Kazuma Suzuki, COO SAE

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

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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...
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

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

Futureco Bioscience wins the Award of Internacionalization in the Companies Night

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On Friday April 17, at the gala Night of the Company, the Association of Companies of Garraf, Alt Penedès and Baix Penedès, ADEPG, gave awards in different categories, including the referent company in internationalization, delivered to Futureco Bioscience for the quality and effort of its international expansion during 2014, when the company opened eight technical offices in America with a philosophy of adaptation and collaboration with national and local organizations.The...
Thomas Martínez, Business Development Manager of Futureco Bioscience, picking up the award of Internationalization

Thomas Martínez, Business Development Manager of Futureco Bioscience, picking up the award of Internationalization

Speed dating, from a professional scope

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On the 28th January 28 a session of speed dating was held in Vilafranca as an initiative organized by ADEG (Association of Companies of Garraf and Penedès) and Entrem-hi. This speed-dating session was not organized to find romance, but to find a job, as it consisted in brief job interviews of one minute as a practical exercise for people whose main activity is to search for an employment, which requires practice and a number of capabilities that are beyond the programmes of conventional...
Attendees of the Speed Dating event

Attendees of the Speed Dating event

Chronometer for the interviews of one minute

Chronometer for the interviews of one minute

Where is the exit?

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Since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and its ripple effect in the fall of other banks in the global financial system, the world has been suffering the effects of a crisis that has blown up businesses, and has forced entrepreneurs, almost by the same mechanisms of natural selection, to invent new properties that could prevent their businesses from foundering, drowning and disappearing. In Spain, the global crisis joined the collapse of the housing bubble. The country plunged into...
Rafael Juncosa (left) presenting the export scope of Futureco Bioscience

Rafael Juncosa (left) presenting the export scope of Futureco Bioscience

The future King of Spain gives a European Environment Business Award to Futureco Bioscience

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On the 5th of June 2014, the World Environment Day, in the Skylight of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) of Spain, it has been celebrated the delivery of the European Business Awards for the Environment, in its Spanish edition, organized by the Biodiversity Foundation. The awards were given by the Prince Felipe de Borbon, who will be crowned as the future King of Spain in the coming days, as was announced yesterday in the media. The biotech company Futureco...
Rafael Juncosa, CEO of Futureco Bioscience, receives the award by the hand of Prince Felipe

Rafael Juncosa, CEO of Futureco Bioscience, receives the award by the hand of Prince Felipe

Part of the team of Futureco Bioscience with the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment Isabel García Tejerina

Part of the team of Futureco Bioscience with the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment Isabel García Tejerina

Prince Felipe gives the award to Rafael Juncosa

Prince Felipe gives the award to Rafael Juncosa

An incombustible figure commanding the Production Department

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Vicenç Pedro, Director of Production Futureco Bioscience, has been participant and artificer of the growth of the company since its foundation until what it has become nowadays, a world leader company in research, production and marketing of agrobiological inputs of zero residue respectful to the environment. Pedró is an incombustible self-taught entrepreneur who took, sixteen years ago, the responsibility of the production plant and is one of the key pieces of Futureco...
Vicenç Pedró, in the factory of Futureco Bioscience

Vicenç Pedró, in the factory of Futureco Bioscience

Towards new models of management of the agri-food sector

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February opens with two important international events in the arena of the agri-food industry: The Smart Fruit Congress, from the 2nd to the 4th february in Barcelona, and Fruit Logistica in Berlin, which follows it from the 5th to the 7th.Smart is becoming a fashionable prefix. It means innovation, modernity, creativity, sustainable technology development, urban planning, environment, transport and coexistence. The smart new approach involves a more thoughtful and inclusive sense of the...
Home of the website of the Congress Smart Fruit

Home of the website of the Congress Smart Fruit

Home of the website of Fruit Logistica

Home of the website of Fruit Logistica

Season's Greetings and Happy New Year

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From Futureco Bioscience we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year 2014, for this reason we've designed this post. To receive it individually you can subscribe to our Newsletter or follow us on our different media channels and social media profiles.
Season's greetings and happy new year 2014

Season's greetings and happy new year 2014

Season's greetings image in spanish

Season's greetings image in spanish

Design of the season's greetings post in english

Design of the season's greetings post in english

To cooperate or die. Public research approaches to companies.

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On 12th December 2013 took place the 1st meeting between scientists and companies of plant protection and nutrition between 10 am and 5 pm at the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC) in Barcelona. The event, organized by the Plant Section of the Catalan Society of Biology (SCB), brought together 73 people from institutions and research organizations, the government and companies across Spain to attend lectures and networking sessions at a rapid pace. Futureco Bioscience participated as a speaker...
Carolina Fernández explaining what does, offers and is Futureco Bioscience interested in.

Carolina Fernández explaining what does, offers and is Futureco Bioscience interested in.

The origins of this business, in first person

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20 years ago, the catalan biologist Rafael Juncosa decided to develop, manufacture and sell environmental friendly products when these initiatives were more considered as main causes of environmental NGOs than business opportunities. That bet turned into what today is Futureco Bioscience SL, one of the most recognized companies in the research, development, production and commercialization of bio-pesticides and bio-stimulants globally. We interview Juncosa, founder and CEO of the company, as...
Rafael Juncosa, CEO and founder of Futureco Bioscience

Rafael Juncosa, CEO and founder of Futureco Bioscience

New labelling of products with QR codes for security data access

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Futureco Bioscience is adding to the labels of its products a Quick Response (QR) code so its users can consult the safety data sheets from their Internet mobile device and access easier to the instructions of use and safe manipulation during its storage and application. QR codes are two dimensions barcodes (like the picture) or arrays of dots carrying information hosted on the Internet. When scanning this matrix with a mobile Internet device such as a Smartphone or Tablet incorporating a QR...
Label of Citogrower with QR code

Label of Citogrower with QR code

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

Futureco Bioscience's team keeps growing

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Due to a reorganization at all levels to successfully meet its strategic objectives of global growth in both commercial and R&D affairs, Futureco Bioscience adds two new hires to its team, Laia Arrom, biologist and Ph.D. in plant physiology, and Silvia Múñoz, expert in administration management.L. Arrom will start a new activity within the Department of R & D to scientifically strengthen the business line of plant nutrition products, such as bio-stimulants, biofertilizers...
Laia Arrom and Silvia Múñoz

Laia Arrom and Silvia Múñoz

New web of Futureco Bioscience

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Futureco Bioscience launches a new website thinking beyond their customers, both potential and real. The new website is much more suitable to find us or be closer to clients and users, in 13 languages. To discuss content and interests, as to better manage queries, work and find business opportunities. Thinking from those who prowl the Internet looking for examples and experiences of another way of doing things to face new environmental challenges, as well as those interested in investing in...
New website in farsi, one of its 13 languages

New website in farsi, one of its 13 languages

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE gives a conference about its experience in R+D in the ICEA

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Carolina Fernandez, Director of R & D and Regulatory Affairs of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE, will give a lecture on the experience of this company in the research and development of biopesticide products. The conference will precede an open discussion with the public, with whom she will try to expose the paradigm shift and the market trends of biological control products of low environmental impact. This event is organized by the Catalan Institution of Agrarian Studies (ICEA) and will be held on...

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...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE achieves ISO 14001:2004 certification

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FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE is proud to announce that it has recently earned the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System accreditation. The certification has been granted by TÜVRheinland a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services founded in 1872, in Cologne, Germany. Its Certification is considered to be the most prestigious in an international context. The standard, recognized throughout the world, provides companies and organizations with a flexible framework for the...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE participates in the 7th Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting

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A new year FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE participated in the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting held in Lucerne, Switzerland (22nd -24th October, 2012). Delegates from the Technical and Marketing department of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE attended the large number of visitors interested to know more about the company and its portfolio. The event was an opportunity to promote the marketing of BESTCURE, a product recently registered in South Africa. The event boosted the marketing launch of BESTCURE, a broad...

Official opening of the facilities and headquarter of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE

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Mr. Joan Sureda, General Director for the Industry of the Generalitat de Catalunya, headed the opening ceremony of the new facilities and headquarter of the company in Olèrdola (Barcelona, Spain) on July 4th. The new headquarters represent an investment of 1.5 million euros and it is a clear demonstration of the commitment of the company with the R&D and the pursuit of new International Markets. With a capacity...

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FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE was present in the latest edition of the International Agriculture and Veterinary Fair AGRAME, which took place at the World Trade Center of Dubai (UAE) last 02nd-04th April, 2012.

Publication of Completeness check decision of the ACTINOVATE SP dossier

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The Official Journal of the European Union has adopted the implementing decision number 2011/253/EU recognising in principle the completeness of the dossier submitted for Streptomyces lydicus WYEC 108 and its formulation ACTINOVATE SP to the authorities of the Netherlands in 2010. By this decision it is formally confirmed at Union level that the evaluation process of this new active substance in view of its possible inclusion in Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC is now ongoing. The entry...

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.

New headquarters for FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE

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FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE will inaugurate in November its new headquarter in Olèrdola (Barcelona). After 18 years selling in more than 25 countries its sustainable and environmental friendly products for the crop protection and plant nutrition, this is a significant step in the company history. This new phase will help to consolidate the growth experienced during the last decade, to strengthen the projects for the future and to achieve the objectives of quality excellence and product...

Installation of the RSS system in the Web site of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE

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The Web site of Futureco Bioscience releases the RSS system to spread updates and new information of the sections News, Publications andProducts to the users who will subscribe this service.  The Web site of Futureco Bioscience releases the RSS system to spread updates and new information of the sections News, Publications and Products to the users who will subscribe this service for free. It will just be necessary to press the icon RSS (shown...

Publication of The Yearbook 2009 by FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE SL

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The edition of The YearBook 2009 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...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE sponsors the Phytoma book

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End of the deliveries of the Phytoma book “Biological Control of the Agricultural Pests” published by J.A. Jacas and A. Urbaneja (Associated Unit of Entomology UJI-IVIA-CIB) with the special collaboration of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE SL.

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...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE Website update

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FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE presents the update of its website with new publications, new technical contents of the products and the incorporation of a News section. FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE presents the update of its website with new publications, new technical contents of the products and the introduction of a News section through which it will inform to the clients from all the activities and new features surrounding the company.

Development of a new bioinsecticide for the control of Banana Black Weevil

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FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE has successfully completed a 3-year research project to develop a novel biopesticide based on Metarhizium anisopliae. The work comprised four stages: .- Screening and selection of a native strain of M. anisopliae from the Canary Islands; development of commercial prototypes; risk assessment; efficacy studies. .- The results of this project are a strong base for further commercial development, although new studies are needed. In the near future, banana growers will have an...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE attends the 7ª New AG International Conference

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The established annual event on the agenda of the industry for High Tech Ag inputs & Technology took place in Barcelona from 25-27 March at Hotel Princesa Sofia. More than 800 participants from 60 different countries worldwide attended the AG international conference. Researchers, consultants, distributors, established suppliers as well as new and emerging companies in the High Tech Ag sector attended the meeting on the latest technical developments and market trends in...

Launching the new catalogue

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The new catalogue of products and services of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE, SL. was presented to our collaborators in March of this year. This catalogue has been created under a novel concept aimed to ensure the continuous updating of the technical information of existing and new products. Its flexible format will allow an easy introduction of news, articles and results from the R&D department on laboratory and field tests. Distributors of FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE’s products have now the guarantee...
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