Cropprotection for the future

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Circular economy


Biobased economy and circular economy are major topics at this moment and our great challenge for the near future. Crop protection against nematodes, insects and funugs is usually done with complicated molecules from the chemical industry. It is fossil based. We have learnd from previous project that there plants from which interesting molecules can be destillated. These stuff can have a simular effect as a pure chemical fossil born miolecules. Examples are Tanagetum and Pyrtrum. We would like to try to develop more business cases within a European framework

Creation date: 22/05/2016

Bloc onglets

Bloc 1

Overall objective

To develop new opportunities for natural pesticides to be applicated in farming

Bloc 2


We will deliver 3 new business cases on natural pesticides. In close collaboration with producers of these natural chemicals.

Bloc 3

Expected result

To make a change in thinking from the chemical industry and the agricultural world to start to use more natural pesticides and to reduce the dependence of chemical applications.

Bloc 4

Cross-border added-value

We have contacts with most companies interested in this item in the Netherlands but we think this is a broader thema with also potential applicatiosn and sme's in other countries whcih can enhance the idea