Syngenta Ventures has acquired a minority stake in Premier Crop Systems (PCS), a Des Moines, Iowa based agronomic software tool in a growth equity investment round.
AgFunderNews can reveal that Syngenta has promoted Derek Norman to head of corporate venture capital at the Swiss agribusiness.
Syngenta is set to release 16 new products into the market this year, a record-breaking number for the company, according to Jamie Eichorn, head of technical services for the agribusiness.
We caught up with Eichorn to hear more about these products, the development of biological solutions, as well as the company’s approach to acquiring technology versus developing it in-house.
The two agribusinesses are partnering up to develop biological solutions for agriculture with an eye toward commercialization.
Syngenta is teaming up with the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) to create a new joint award: The Syngenta Crop Challenge.
Aspiring ag entrepreneurs: Have a good idea but no money to start? Listen up; there’s a contest for you.
Syngenta is going to be giving away a total of $50,000 to those who want to start bringing their ag-ideas to reality.