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Futureco Bioscience collaborates with the Seur Foundation in a solidarity project

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A few days ago, from the staff of the company came an initiative to involve teammates in a solidarity activity. The project consisted in collecting plastic bottle caps to recycle and donate them to the NGO Fundación SEUR, which undertakes solidarity projects. The benefits of selling caps to recycle, during a given period, would be donated to a child treatment of the Angelman Syndrome, a rare disease that can cause microcephaly, epilepsy and tremors or ataxia, among others, and whose...
Delivery of caps to the Seur Foundation

Delivery of caps to the Seur Foundation

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

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

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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...
Logo of Ecoinnovas Awards of Futureco Bioscience

Logo of Ecoinnovas Awards of Futureco Bioscience

The constant discipline to demonstrate social and environmental commitment

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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...
OSHAS 18001:2007

OSHAS 18001:2007

ISO 14001

ISO 14001

Besides books, seeds

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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...
Seed library fridge, photos by Laia Serveto

Seed library fridge, photos by Laia Serveto

Expanding the team to start the new year with strength

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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...
Sergi Ferrero and Juan Pablo Rodríguez

Sergi Ferrero and Juan Pablo Rodríguez

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

Happy New Year 2015

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This year we have designed a postcard that suits for all cultures. We wish, us people and the environment, a happy, healthy and sustainable 2015!
Postcard in english willing the best for 2015

Postcard in english willing the best for 2015

Postcard in spanish willing the best for 2015

Postcard in spanish willing the best for 2015

Postcard in catalan willing the best for 2015

Postcard in catalan willing the best for 2015

Sustainable arrangements that expand their reach

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Since its foundation, more than twenty years ago, Futureco Bioscience wanted to provide clean solutions that could decrease the impact of agricultural practices. From then on, the company has not only concerned about providing agrobiological products of zero waste, but also wanted to expand ecological sustainability to all the stages of its business management, implementing ISO14001: 2004 which certifies good practices of environmental management and joining the United Nations Global Compact,...
More environmental friendly new packaging

More environmental friendly new packaging

Futureco Bioscience joins and supports the United Nations Global Compact

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Futureco Bioscience is committed to develop policies and activities of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by supporting the United Nations Global Compact and join to the Global and Spanish networks, which include companies that exhibit and demonstrate a real interest in social, economic and environmental sustainable development. Support to the Global Compact involves developing CSR policies and activities as to make them public with a Communication on Progress (COP) or Sustainability...
Logo that certifies the support to the Global Compact of the United Nations

Logo that certifies the support to the Global Compact of the United Nations

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

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

The reach and scope of what is integrative and sustainable

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A few hours have passed since the closure of the Smart Fruit Congress, the 1st edition of an International Conference that has brought together a series of lectures, panel discussions and an exhibition on IPM or Integrated Pest Management of agricultural crops. The event, that brought together 700 actors from fifteen countries, was inaugurated on the 2nd february with the Plenary Lecture: “Plant health and the food challenge“ of Francisco García Olmedo,...
Edwin Mauricio Aragón Rojas, Chief Officer of OIRSA, presenting its organisation in the Smart Fruit Congress

Edwin Mauricio Aragón Rojas, Chief Officer of OIRSA, presenting its organisation in the Smart Fruit Congress

Products for its use in organic farming

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To certify a product as suitable for its use in organic farming is not easy nor is it limited to a declaration of intent on the natural, organic or sustainable matter and fact, it requires verification by accreditation organizations, which the country can stand alone or be managed by the government. These accreditations require a number of conditions on the production, storage, manufacturing, packaging and distribution of products to be certified as Bio, organic or green. Although they vary...
BCS Öko Garantie stamp and international accreditation validity. Source: http://www.bcs-oeko.com/en_index.html

BCS Öko Garantie stamp and international accreditation validity. Source: http://www.bcs-oeko.com/en_index.html

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...
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