KeyGene is the go-to AgBiotech
company for higher crop yield & quality

With our intellectual capital, solution driven approach and collaborative spirit, we work for the future of global agriculture with partners in the AgriFood sector.



our innovations

An alternative approach for disease resistance

From DNA fingerprint technology to latest DNA sequencing innovations

Apomixis Breeding: A Disruptive Innovation

what we do

We offer our six crop innovation platforms in a tailored way, plugging in the platforms that matter. This way we aim to optimally support partners to further innovate in plant breeding and research. We do so for any crop or trait of interest and for any stage of breeding innovation that is included in the research and breeding of our partners.

Genome Insights
Cutting edge technologies for a strong genomic and genetic understanding of your crop of interest
The Digital Phenotype
Objective and robust phenotyping gives advantage in the growing genomic insights
Cell & Tissue Design
Methods and technologies to optimize the regeneration abilities of plant cells and tissues
Trait Discovery
Gene and marker identification and validation for the expression of traits and phenotypes
Genomic Breeding
For increased effectiveness and efficiency of parent selection, breeding scheme and selection process
Precision Breeding
Non GM technologies to deliver (pre) breeding material or even true to type varieties with one superior trait
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Rockville, Maryland
Scientist Molecular Breeding

KeyGene is looking for a Scientist / Senior Scientist in Molecular Breeding who will join our US Research and Development team in Rockville, Maryland. The overarching goal of the role is to improve breeding methods and accelerate genetic gain to deliver superior seeds and products. We are looking for people who stand out for their leadership skills, teamwork, and excellent communications skills. We offer very good hiring conditions in a company characterized by technological innovation and excellence in the work environment.

Wageningen (The Netherlands)
Artificial Intelligence Data Scientist

In this position, you will a key player in developing innovative, data-driven AI solutions for a variety of real-life applications, including: DNA analysis, computer vision, protein design, network modeling, genomic prediction and breeding strategy optimization.

Wageningen (The Netherlands)
Assistent Controller

Als junior assistent controller word je onderdeel van het team Finance & Control. Dit team bestaat uit een manager accounting & control, financieel en salaris administrateur, medewerker crediteuren administratie en manager inkoop.  Samen zijn jullie verantwoordelijk voor de gehele financiële planning & control, financiële administratie en salarisadministratie van KeyGene in NL, USA en India.

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