A molecular genetics R&D company with a primary focus on 6F crop improvement (Food, Feed, Fiber, Fuel, Flowers and Fun crops). It’s a Green Gene Revolution.
KeyGene is the go-to AgBiotech company for higher crop yield & quality.
With their intellectual capital, solution driven approach and collaborative spirit, KeyGene works for the future of global agriculture with partners in the AgriFood sector. Using their proprietary technologies and non-GM approaches, KeyGene supports customers with the development of new and improved crops. Their goal is to help organizations with their toughest R&D challenges, combining our cutting edge breeding technologies, bioinformatics & data science expertise and plant-based trait platforms.
KeyGene was founded in 1989 by a number of Dutch seed companies. The company started as a molecular marker specialist that revolutionized plant breeding by the development of its DNA fingerprinting technology. Today, innovative research remains at the heart of the company and drives KeyGene to deliver novel crop improvement solutions for their partners.
At KeyGene, they work in an international environment with more than 140 professionals from all over the world. The company is based in Wageningen, The Netherlands and Rockville, MD, USA.