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We demonstrate, once again, the safety and quality of our products

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Futureco Bioscience has renewed the certification corresponding to the manufacture of fertilizers according to Annex I Royal Decree 506/2013, after carrying out the audit done by the organization of certification Bureau Veritas without nonconformities. This certification demonstrates that products: Defender Complex, Defender MZ, Vigoral Mol, Topcure, Bestcure, Bioradicante, Algaliv, Defender Ca, Ecormon, Frutaliv and Vitalem Forte, follow Regulation (EC) 2003/2003, of the European...
Certification in spanish and english approved by Bureau Veritas

Certification in spanish and english approved by Bureau Veritas

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

Excellence is a virtue that must be recognized by others

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Excellence, like identity, is certified by specialized organizations, we can not assign it ourselves. Although the Internet is full of articles on how to improve our reputation and digital identity, real reputation and identity must be verified by certified institutions and administration offices that give us our citizenship as our academic and professional credentials. As you enter Futureco Bioscience facilities, you can appreciate some painted murals with messages of its values, products and...
Wall of values of excellence and commitment to society and to the environment

Wall of values of excellence and commitment to society and to the environment

The formula of pleasure for work

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Chemical Engineer of the IQS, Victor Quero is Head of the Advanced Formulation Subunit of the R&D Department of Futureco Bioscience, where he develops laboratory-scale and semi-industrial prototypes of the products to be applied and tested in chamber, greenhouse and field. After an intense and tanned professional life, he chooses Futureco Bioscience as a great place to stay and lay the anchor, where he can perform his scientific restlessness, his baggage and share it with his R&D...
Víctor Quero

Víctor Quero

Seasons Greetings and Happy new 2017!

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As every year, from Futureco Bioscience we share a unique image willing the best for the next year that is just to come. We say goodbye to 2016 satisfied of having achieved great things. More registrations of products worldwide, more launches of new environmental friendly products, more markets in which we are present, more sales and more actions of social responsibility. This is the postcard with which we continue going forward, in part because as all in life, we never do it alone. Our...
2017 greeting in Spanish

2017 greeting in Spanish

2017 greeting in English

2017 greeting in English

2017 greeting in Catalan

2017 greeting in Catalan

Futureco renews its commitment to the UN Global Compact

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Futureco Bioscience has renewed this year its commitment to the UN Global Compact by presenting the 2015 Communication In Progress Report, regarding to its Corporate Social Responsibility. This report outlines the policies, indicators and actions taken and consolidated during 2015 regarding human rights, labor, environment and anticorruption rights. This year have been added some actions also in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), 12, 13 and 15. In addition to signing the...
UN Global Development Goals

UN Global Development Goals

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

Celebrating the end of the year actively wishing the best

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Futureco Bioscience closes 2015 with a solidarity action to sweeten the holidays to the most disadvantaged, and opens 2016 being consistent with best wishes. For three consecutive years Futureco Bioscience cooperates with Rebost Solidari of Vilafranca, adding candies and traditional sweets to food donation, so that families with less income and resources can also enjoy and celebrate christmas and new years eve with foods that are not considered necessities, and therefore they are not usually...
Card in spanish with best wishes for 2016

Card in spanish with best wishes for 2016

Card wishing the best for 2016

Card wishing the best for 2016

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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 satisfaction of being motivated after 5 years working for the same company

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When Thomas Martinez began to study agricultural engineering he didn't expect that a few years later he would travel worldwide with the product portfolio of Futureco Bioscience under his arm. His work is halfway between business and technical adviser, and has contributed to the sweet moment of a company that continues to grow and still feels that it’s on the go. Thomas Martinez, now Director of Market Development and Product Manager, opens to answer why the two years he expected to...
Thomas Martínez representing Futureco Bioscience in the exhibition Fruit Logistica the 6th of february of 2014

Thomas Martínez representing Futureco Bioscience in the exhibition Fruit Logistica the 6th of february of 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

Through the first contact with biotechnology

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Between the 1st and 26th of July 2013, 4 teenagers between 14 and 16 years old went to FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE’s labs to dress the white coat, put on a pair of gloves and assist, help and learn how works, in a practical manner, the biotech crop research for the development of environment friendly plant nutrition and protection products.  This experience is part of the initiative Tackle Biotech, a name that summarizes the first contact these kids had with biotechnology. Instead...

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...

FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE, member of the Catalan Association of Scientific Communication

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2013 is still a prolific year for FUTURECO BIOSCIENCE, as it’s the year that the company celebrates its twentieth anniversary, and is achieving its strategic goals in the market, R&D and communication. In the latter area, FUTURECO BIOSCIENCEhas extended its chart incorporating the Department of Communication and Public Relations, a structure that will disseminate and systematize dissemination of progress in R&D of the company, disclose environmentally friendly...

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...

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...
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