Technology innovation for crop improvement
KeyGene is the go-to research company for the development and application of breakthrough technology innovation. We do this for and with our shareholders and other partners, for crop improvement in for instance vegetables, fruits, ornamentals, and industrial field crops.
We develop and apply breakthrough technology innovation for crop improvement, for and with partners around the globe.
We use proprietary technology innovation to support partners around the globe to boost their crop improvement.
22 February 2024
Studying nuclei of individual pollen grains is feasible now
A collaboration between Takara Bio and KeyGene has made it possible to carry out single-nucleus RNA sequencing (snRNA-seq) successfully.
25 January 2024
#BEANMEAL : Dutch National consumer activation campaign on pulses
On the occasion of World Pulses Day, 10th February, a national consumer activation campaign is organized by partners from throughout the food chain and societal organizations.
6 November 2023
CropIB March 24-26, 2024 in Ghent, Belgium
Crop Innovation & Business (CropIB) 2024 will be held in Ghent, Belgium, 24-26 March. CropIB 2024 will again be a co-production of Iventus, VIB, CEPLAS, and initiator KeyGene.
Take a look at our work
Accelerated breeding of impatiens resistant to downy mildew
KeyGene supported Ball Horticultural in the USA to reveal, understand and utilize the genetic variation at hand within their germplasm, for accelerated breeding of impatiens varieties resistant to downy mildew
Hybrid rice for farmers in India
Experts from KeyGene and Bioseed, part of DCM Shriram in India, together developed rice lines that can be used by Biodseed to breed hybrid rice varieties that meet the demands…
Genetics unraveled crucial to making crop plants produce clonal seeds through apomixis
Thanks to over 15 years of fundamental research at KeyGene, breakthroughs were achieved in understanding and using genes crucial to develop crop plants that produce 'clonal' seeds through apomixis