Koppert Biological Systems produces sustainable cultivation solutions for food crops and ornamental plants. Together with growers and in partnership with nature, we work to make agriculture and horticulture healthier, safer, more productive and resilient.
Competences & Capabilities
Sustainable farming requires sustainable inputs. Koppert is helping growers produce environmentally sound and healthy food by offering a complete portfolio of farming inputs that covers all steps of production – from soil care to post-harvest pest control.
Our core disciplines include:
- Resilient growth with NatuGro
- Pest control
- Natural pollination
- Application techniques & Monitoring
- Seed treatment
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
The course will focus on: What ‘sustainability’ means and how it applies to farming; How crops are grown in the EU - both arable and horticultural; How livestock is farmed in the EU to produce meat, dairy products and eggs; The challenges of feeding a rapidly expanding global population; The trade-offs involved in financially viable organic, environmentally sustainable and socially acceptable production methods; Which technologies are providing the most sustainable solutions
The course will focus on: Plant biotechnology; Agricultural technology; and Food science;
The formation of the Innovator Fellowship teams will be performed by gathering about 50 individual talents in a hackathon context
Novel approaches will be used to engage with next generation audiences: students from primary school to university
The development of organic supply chains that drive fair, transparent and healthy options for the consumer
On a global basis the amount of fraud occurring in the organic supply system is growing rapidly and issues are appearing on a weekly basis