Despite statistics showing similar performance of boys and girls in science and mathematics at school, many girls are still not encouraged to study science, technology, engineering or mathematics, the so-called "STEM professions". The International Day of Women and...
Blast-resistant rice could be grown and marketed in Europe thanks to European Parliament support for New Genomic Techniques
The European Parliament has adopted a favorable position on the European Commission’s proposal on New Genomic Techniques (NGT), which alter an organism’s genetic material in very precise and controlled ways. The aim of this legislative proposal is to make the food...
Facing rejection can be a difficult pill to swallow at the beginning of your research career. For this reason, on 30th January 2024, up to 30 researchers from Agrotecnio gathered for a new edition of the Early Career Forums. On this occasion, the topic was “How to...
The applied mycology group organises a conference to manage the risk of mycotoxin contamination in wheat through hyperspectral imaging
On Thursday 25 January, the Applied Mycology research group of Agrotecnio and the Applied Mycology Unit of the UdL organised the demonstration day "Application of hyperspectral image analysis to deoxynivalenol risk management in wheat". Ten companies from the cereals...
Plant & Environmental sciences
Agrotecnio in figures
in plant & environmental, animal and food sciences recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya.
1,817,023 € financial amount. (2019)
Joint Research Unit with the
Forest Science and
Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC)
in the University of Lleida (From 2014 to 2020)
from 20 countries. 45% of whom are women.
ICREA Academia Researchers
annual average. H-Index 55.
of our publications are within the 1% most cited papers:
among others in Nature, Nature Climate Change, Science, PNAS (Last CERCA Evaluation, 2018).
Agreements and special projects
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL
Global Forest Biodiversity Initiative
the International Wheat Yield Partnership
with companies in the agri-food sector.
(2020) 631,754 € Funds