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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

The most important agricultural exhibition in Colombia

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From 13 to 23 July, the city of Corferias hosts Agroexpo Colombia, the agricultural fair of greatest impact and magnitude of the country that is celebrated every two years. In this edition, Futureco Bioscience participates with its Colombian distributor Agropecuaria La Hacienda with its own stand in the innovation pavilion. The fair has, in fact, 20 pavilions and a complete agenda of activities of all the fields of agriculture, livestock and food, for professionals and visitors in family. The...
Stand in Agroexpo

Stand in Agroexpo

Agroexpo Exhibition

Agroexpo Exhibition

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

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

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

Technical conference about Citogrower in Colombia

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Sergi Ferrero, head of the Biostimulants section of the Business Development Department of Futureco Bioscience, has traveled to Colombia to give a technical conference on the biostimulant Citogrower, in the area of the coffee axis and the savanna of Bogota, focusing on its application in crops of high economic relevance as avocado, table grape, citrus, pineapple, papaya and roses. The conference was attended by agricultural technicians, consultants and distributors, mostly agricultural...
Group of attendants to the conference

Group of attendants to the conference

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

The representation of the perfect team

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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...
Human tower in front of the town hall

Human tower in front of the town hall

Supporting de European Plant Science Retreat

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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...
EPSR Webpage

EPSR Webpage

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

Teaching how to develop clean solutions for low impact agriculture

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Futureco Bioscience organized on 18 and 19 November two activities of the Science Week to promote scientific careers among high school students. On November 18, Iker Hernandez, responsible for Molecular Biology of the Department of R&D, gave a lecture to students of IES Pompeu Fabra of Martorell, on the functioning of the R&D Department in a company that develops clean solutions for the protection and nutrition of crops that are friendly to the environment. Iker focused on explaining...
Students from the American School of Barcelona visiting the headquarters of Futureco Bioscience

Students from the American School of Barcelona visiting the headquarters of Futureco Bioscience

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

Futureco Bioscience receives a diploma that recognizes its social engagement

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Futureco Bioscience attended last October 28 to "Together we break the circle", an event organized by Entrem-hi, a cooperative of Vilafranca whose main business is to help people at risk of social exclusion to find a job, continue their training and gain confidence in themselves. The initiative "Together we break the circle" tries to tear the constraints that people impose to themselves once they lose their jobs, and those problems to join an economic activity when they have personal,...
Representatives of the awarded companies at the event, attended by Isa Troytiño in representation of Futureco Bioscience.

Representatives of the awarded companies at the event, attended by Isa Troytiño in representation of Futureco Bioscience.

Ten years at the forefront of the market for biological control

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Between April 19 and 21 took place the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting (ABIM) in Basel, a must which Futureco Bioscience attended by tenth consecutive time since its first edition. During its first decade, this meeting has been hosting all those companies that have joined the market development and representation of biological control products, and is a reflection of its key players and health condition. As expected, the pressure of administrations and governments to reduce climate...
The team of Futureco Bioscience in ABIM 2015 (Basel)

The team of Futureco Bioscience in ABIM 2015 (Basel)

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

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

Casuistics of innovation

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On June 3, 2015, the Association of Companies of the Penedès and Garraf Areas, ADEPG, organized the "SME Agora", a Convention of micro, small and medium enterprises of the territory. The event was divided into two blocks, Agora Invention and Agora Talent, in which experts from technology companies, recruitment and professional growth participated in various panels that addressed issues from labor reinvention, roles and responsibilities, changes in the organization of companies to foster...
Delfí López, Rafael Juncosa and Ignasi Ferrer at the panel discussion

Delfí López, Rafael Juncosa and Ignasi Ferrer at the panel discussion "Casuistics of innovation"

Futureco Bioscience and Semillas Fitó sign a Collaboration Agreement to ensure a clean agriculture

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On Friday April 17, 2015, Eduard Fitó Baucells, Director of Corporate Affairs and Business Development of Semillas Fitó and Rafael Juncosa Granados, CEO of Futureco Bioscience, signed a Collaboration Agreement in aim to impulse and generate projects and programs that facilitate and increase the collaboration in the development of products for seed protection and seed nutrition. With this signature, agree to leverage the expertise of both companies each in their specialty....
Eduard Fitó with Rafael Juncosa in the signature of the Agreement

Eduard Fitó with Rafael Juncosa in the signature of the Agreement

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

It's not only about buying and selling

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A good relationship between customer and supplier, with a healthy communication, can generate business opportunities and contribute to market growth. To do this they have to create an environment where they can talk about innovation, new products and solutions that anticipate to emerging demands, as also respond to the needs of each part within the context in which they operate. This is done not only by buying and selling, but also by sharing experiences in the field with the end user,...
Staff of Futureco Bioscience and Bioamerica

Staff of Futureco Bioscience and Bioamerica

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

Enhancing teamwork

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From Monday 12 to Wednesday 14 of January 2015, Futureco Bioscience has received in its facilities in Olèrdola (Barcelona), managers and technical staff of the company Certis Europe, in particular its delegations of Spain and Portugal. Senior managers of both companies, and technical and commercial staff of Certis Europe specialized in nutrition of concrete agricultural crops in different areas of Spain, attended a consensus and brainstorming sessions through intense days in...
Meeting of Certis Europe Spain and Futureco Bioscience

Meeting of Certis Europe Spain and Futureco Bioscience

Sweetening the Christmas of those most in need

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Futureco Bioscience donates Christmas lots to the 570 families that are users of the service of food donation Rebost Solidari, a civic organization of Vilafranca del Penedès for food handouts. These lots, consisting of nougat and chocolates Lacasa, although they don't incorporate first need nutritional products, they cover other needs such as those mostly emotional and of social integration in the traditions and customs of the community, at one of the moments when socio-economic...
A family of the Rebost Solidari receive a christimas lot from Rafael Juncosa and Manuel Medina

A family of the Rebost Solidari receive a christimas lot from Rafael Juncosa and Manuel Medina

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 market of biocontrol concentrates in Basel

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From the 20 to 22 October, in the Basel convention center will be held the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, ABIM 2014. In its ninth edition, this event holds a healthy growth and brings together 740 attendees from over 50 countries, 260 companies and 41 exhibitors of the market of agricultural inputs for biological pest control. Since 2004, Futureco Bioscience has not missed a single year, and this is the eighth time that repeats with a stand. The biocontrol market is growing at pace,...
Stand of Futureco Bioscience in ABIM 2014

Stand of Futureco Bioscience in ABIM 2014

Science dissemination to help students to choose better their way

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On October 2, 2014, Futureco Bioscience received a group of twenty students of the Frederiksberg Technical Gymnasium, a Danish highschool. The visit included a presentation about the research, development, production and commercialization of agrobiological inputs respectful to the environment for plant nutrition and protection, such as biopesticides, bio-stimulants, bio-activators and other Futureco Bioscience products. This is the third year that the Danish Institute chooses Barcelona as...
Presentation and video in the showroom of the headquarters of Futureco Bioscience

Presentation and video in the showroom of the headquarters of Futureco Bioscience

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

The sense of communicating R&D of Biotech companies

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On July 9, one of the most awaited events of the Year of Biotechnology, the Biotech Annual Congress BAC 2014, was opened in the CosmoCaixa centre of Barcelona. This event is organized by the Catalan Association of biotechnologists and promoted by the Spanish Federation of Biotechnology, and counts with a program with prestigious scientists like Dr. Maria Blasco, director of the National Cancer Research Centre, Dr. Werner Arber, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978, and Dr. Jean...
Cosmocaixa Barcelona, where BAC2014 is celebrated (image of Obra Social La Caixa)

Cosmocaixa Barcelona, where BAC2014 is celebrated (image of Obra Social La Caixa)

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

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

A biologist of boot and lab coat

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"A biologist boot and lab coat, the experience of a biologist in a pioneering biotech company," is the title of the speech that the Director of the R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience, Carolina Fernandez, will give at a panel discussion in which a group of life sciences graduates and doctors will meet to explain and share their experiences since they left college until today. The event will take place from 14:00 to 15:00 at the Sala de Graus of the Faculty of Biology of the...
Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona

Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona

The challenge of representing the B and Bs

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For any sector every year there is a tremendous supply of conferences, trade fairs, exhibitions, networking and partnering meetings, investment forums and other events. Many of them declare among their objectives to bring together key industry players and to expose the state of the art of the sector, the former being much simpler than the latter. One of the larger events for the sector of Biostimulants and Biopesticides has been recently held in Warsaw between the 26th and the 28th of March,...

Iran Agrishow 2014

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Iran Agrishow is one of the most important events about machinery and inputs for the agricultural sector of the Caucasus. In its ninth edition, held between the 18th and 21st February 2014, Futureco Bioscience’s distributor in Iran, Foroughedsaht Co., headed by its CEO Mohsen Karami and a delegation of technicians and commercials in the area participated in the event. At the end of the Iran Agrishow, the stand of Foroughedsaht Co. was named the best of Iran Agrishow 2014. The Iran market...
Sales representatives, technicians and managers from Foroughedsaht Co. in the Iran Agrishow 2014

Sales representatives, technicians and managers from Foroughedsaht Co. in the Iran Agrishow 2014

Stand of Foroughedsaht Co., recognized as the best stand in Iran Agrishow 2014

Stand of Foroughedsaht Co., recognized as the best stand in Iran Agrishow 2014

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

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

Research of the context

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Often, when the organizational structure of a company is presented, it's represented with an outline or diagram consisting on boxes or nodes that are connected by lines and organized by levels depending on their hierarchical organization. It is an abstract representation to understand the complexity of an organization of people who pursue a specific and collective purpose, beyond individual, personal and professional goals.To know how a company works without having any job experience in...
Examples of organizational structures of companies, from the blog Bonkers World, organizational charts, http://www.bonkersworld.net/organizational-charts/

Examples of organizational structures of companies, from the blog Bonkers World, organizational charts, http://www.bonkersworld.net/organizational-charts/

A gesture of solidarity with local families in conditions of economic precariousness

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Futureco Bioscience has launched a solidarity donation of 560 lots of Christmas specialties such as nougats for each of the families that are users of Rebost Solidari, the food distribution service for the population at risk of poverty and economic insecurity of Vilafranca del Penedès. This initiative is part of the line of Society and Territory of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) area of Futureco Bioscience.One of the objectives of CSR of the company is to become...
Lots of nougats recently arrived to the Rebost Solidari headquarters

Lots of nougats recently arrived to the Rebost Solidari headquarters

A user of the Rebost Solidari receiving one of the Christmas lots

A user of the Rebost Solidari receiving one of the Christmas lots

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.

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

An excuse to teach R+D to highschool students

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On Wednesday, November 20th, on the occasion of the XVIII edition of the Science Week, a group students from the Highschool Alt Penedès, Vilafranca del Penedès visited our facilities. We performed a guided visit with a welcome, presentation of what we do, a video projection and then split into two groups. While one group answered some questions the other was lead through the glass corridors where they could see the fully active R&D labs of Futureco Bioscience, while...
Students of the high school Alt Penedès at Futureco Bioscience's yard

Students of the high school Alt Penedès at Futureco Bioscience's yard

Encounters around a product

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When a product is released it has already gone through several stages that are part of the development process. For starters, it is not born suddenly; it has a whole process behind from the idea to its commercial prototype, a process that remains usually as a secret. In this process, research and tests both in the laboratory and in the field, experiments of compatibility with other products on the market and stability or half-life storage are ran. After this process the product is registered...
Meeting between Certis Europe and Futureco Bioscience for the launching of Certamin Premium

Meeting between Certis Europe and Futureco Bioscience for the launching of Certamin Premium

Certamin Premium

Certamin Premium

Mom, I want to devote myself to science

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Futureco Bioscience decided recently to formalize a new workspace that is integrated into the activities of Corporate Social Responsibility and Communication: the Responsible Projects Area, with four lines of action: Society, Cooperation and Development, Environment and Education. To date, on the Education line we have performed two activities: Tackle Biotech, a summer school stage of a month for four teenagers to engage its first contact with applied research in a biotech company...
Poster of the Science Week 2013 in Catalonia

Poster of the Science Week 2013 in Catalonia

The question that a fungicide asks to a bioinsecticide based on an entomopathogenic fungus

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To apply a biopesticide based on an entomopathogenic fungus for control of insect pests you have to take in account some factors, especially if it's part of a program of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), which involves many different methods and combinations of products that a priori could incompatible, as the biopesticide based on a fungus with fungicide, or as the insect is not that for which said biopesticide applies. If we apply both products together what would ask the fungicide to the...
Marta Almazán presenting the compatibility and safety for pollinators of NOFLY

Marta Almazán presenting the compatibility and safety for pollinators of NOFLY

An inexcusable meeting with the actors of agrobiologicals for biocontrol

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Between 21st and the 23rd of October 23, 2013, the Congress Centre of Basel, Switzerland, home to the eighth edition of the Annual Biocontrol Industry Meeting, ABIM 2013, organized by the IBMA (International Biocontrol Manufacturers Association for its acronym in English) and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture in Switzerland, Germany and Austria FiBL (in its German acronym Biologischen Forschungsinstitut für Landbau). This event features a conference program on trends in...
Futureco Bioscience's Stand in the congress ABIM 2013

Futureco Bioscience's Stand in the congress ABIM 2013

To sell you have to test

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Once the efficacy and safety of a product is proved for free commercialization, some added tests are needed for its application depending on the crop and the climate conditions, as also the properties of the soils in which they will be applied. Field applications that have to do with Integrated Pest Management (IPM) require high experimentation and consultancy. IPM involves a collection of techniques to prevent and treat crop's pests in order to reduce the environmental impact of...
Technicians from Certis and Futureco Bioscience

Technicians from Certis and Futureco Bioscience

October, from Basel to Mataró

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This October Futureco Bioscience has two important appointments. The first one, between the 21st and the 23rd October in Basel, Switzerland, is the Annual Meeting Biocontrol Industries, ABIM 2013, a gathering of companies engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and commercialization of biopesticides and biostimulants for biological control of pests and diseases of plants, as to improve crops' productivity with minimal impact to the environment. This meeting will encounter the...
Image composition of the two events in which Futureco Bioscience will participate on october 2013

Image composition of the two events in which Futureco Bioscience will participate on october 2013

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

A visit of many thousand kilometres to promote scientific vocation

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The 1st October 2013, a group of Danish high school students visited our facilities. This class was conformed by 23 students and 2 teachers, Harrietta and Suzanne, who organized their trip to Barcelona to visit more than the Sagrada Familia or the Güell Park, and filled the schedule with visits to research centres, science museums and technology companies as Futureco Bioscience. Among its activities, Futureco Bioscience organizes education activities from its area of responsible projects,...
Students visiting the labs

Students visiting the labs

Group of students discussing about science together to complete one of the  activities

Group of students discussing about science together to complete one of the activities

Footprints of Futureco Bioscience in one of the most important exhibitions in the Middle East

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From the 15th to 18 September of 2013 took place the 32nd edition of the International Agriculture, Water and Agro-Industry Show, in the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center, in Saudi Arabia, and was inaugurated by the Saudi Minister of Agriculture Dr. Fahd Bin Abdul Rahman Balghunaim. The meeting was visited by 20,000 people and counted with the participation of companies from 13 countries with 300 exhibitors, among whom was New Habitat, national distributor of Futureco...
Thomas Martinez, Product Manager of Futureco Bioscience and Mr. Haddad, CEO of New Habitat

Thomas Martinez, Product Manager of Futureco Bioscience and Mr. Haddad, CEO of New Habitat

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

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 starts the first summer stage for high school students

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FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE inaugurates its first edition of the Summer Stage Tackle Biotech, an initiative that aims to provide an opportunity for boys and girls from 14 to 16 years old to have their first contact with research in agrobiotechnology, within a business context, applied to the development of environmentally friendly plant protection products, such as biopesticides. This project is an experiment of integrated education of biotechnology that will be performed during the month of July...

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 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.

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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