Press releases

Press Release – UniSNP: unique partnership between KeyGene and INCOTEC

KeyGene and INCOTEC have intensified their collaboration in order to develop SNP assays in various crops. These assays, UniSNP sets, are used for quality control testing in commercial seed production, such as variety tracing and (hybrid to open pollinated) seed purity testing. Herco van Liere states: “The broad and diverse genetic origin of the germplasm…

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Press Release: KeyGene establishes a global IPR position in the field of Sequence Based Genotyping

Today KeyGene announced that its Sequence Based Genotyping (SBG) patent portfolio has been further expanded with the recent granting of patents entitled “Method for High Throughput AFLP-based Polymorphism Detection” in the United States and China with patent numbers US 8,815,512 and ZL200680051561. “We are delighted by the grant of these very broad US and China…

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Press Release: KeyGene licenses Sequence-Based Genotyping to IGA Technology Services

Keygene N.V. and IGA Technology Services announced today that they have entered into a license agreement in the field of Sequence-Based Genotyping (SBG). Under the agreement IGA Technology Services obtains a non-exclusive license for the commercial offering and use of KeyGene’s patented SBG technology in certain fields of use. “We are very pleased with licensing…

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Press release: KeyGene expands use of robotized and automated phenotyping

KeyGene announces that the automated and robotized plant phenotyping facility PhenoFab® has expanded its digital phenotyping service portfolio. With extended knowledge and expertise in the field of digital phenotyping and novel and innovative approaches, PhenoFab® has realized additional crop and seed applications. Applications that now have been developed and services available are geared towards crop protection…

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Press release: Fayaz Khazi appointed as CEO Keygene Inc.

The Board of Directors of Keygene Inc. today announced the appointment of Dr. Fayaz Khazi as Chief Executive Officer. ““Fayaz is a charismatic and dynamic leader and the ideal person to take Keygene Inc. to its next exciting phase of growth in the Americas” said Arjen van Tunen, CEO Keygene N.V. “KeyGene’s integrated and interdisciplinary…

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Press release: US patent broadens scope and portfolio Sequence Based Genotyping patents

With the publication of US patent 8,685,889 entitled “Strategies for High Throughput Identification and Detection of Polymorphism” KeyGene broadens the scope and portfolio of its Sequence Based Genotyping patents. “SBG methods are widely used to characterize germplasm diversity and are very powerful to improve crops and other organisms using molecular markers”, states Michiel van Eijk,…

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