Innovative Technologies for Crop Improvement


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
Innovative technologies to deliver (pre) breeding material or even true to type varieties with one superior trait
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Wageningen (The Netherlands)
Intern – Hyperspectral Data Analysis/Modeling

in this internship you will learn about the research and development process of how to apply a new type of ..

Wageningen (The Netherlands)
Program Scientist Breeding Solutions
As a Program Scientist you will be responsible for the continuous development of computational technologies in our Genomic Breeding platform. This involves: i) strategic innovation and R&D, with a focus on incorporating new artificial intelligence technologies in breeding, and ii) commercial application of our current genetics and breeding technologies, in particular geared towards complex crop genetics and genomic selection.
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.

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