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Bayer CropScience

Website: http://www.bayercropscience.com
Phone: +32 9 243 04 68
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Business Focus

The Innovation Center for plant biotechnology of Bayer CropScience NV, located in Belgium - Gent/Astene, is one of the major R&D centers of the Bayer CropScience division of Bayer AG. The site has currently more than 350 employees from more than 25 different nationalities. Bayer CropScience is a leading international player in research, development and commercialization of seeds with added value traits and innovative solutions for crop protection with tailored service and expert advice.


Company Profile

The headquarters are in Monheim, Germany and the division has more than 20,700 employees in 120 countries.

Science & Technology or Services

At the Innovation Center innovation and product development is focused on improving plant properties in agricultural crops such as oilseed rape, cotton, rice, soybean, sugarcane and wheat. The process of innovation and commercialization combines expertise in the following areas to create a unique insight and position in the market:

  • expertise of bringing biotech products (weed and insect control, yield enhancement and abiotic stress tolerance) to the market;
  • the availability of state-of-the-art research and development competencies such as breeding and Bioinformatics
  • collaborations with leading academic groups and;
  • synergies between different Bayer subgroups.

Intensive interaction between the legal department, intellectual property department, quality assurance- and control team and the regulatory and stewardship department is required to prepare for commercialization. These global and regional Seeds business support functions are based at the Innovation Center to optimize integration with the research activities and to ensure accomplishment of the world-wide business objectives in an efficient, socially responsible and sustainable way.

Product description

Bayer CropScience - Seeds is currently commercializing seeds in oilseed rape, rice, soybean, cotton and vegetables throughout the world. Commercialization of proprietary traits in other crops is achieved through partnerships or license agreements with major players in the respective crop markets.


The Innovation Center has established research collaborations and license agreements with other companies and academic institutes around the world.

More info

Address: Technologiepark 38
9052 Ghent

Route: Via Google Maps
Website: http://www.bayercropscience.com

Phone: +32 9 243 04 68
Fax: +32 9 224 06 94
Foundation date: 1982
Email: Ingrid.Cazaerck@bayer.com

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