“High tech crop innovation research”

About us

Would you like to contribute to improved food production, sustainable agriculture while using your creativity, know-how and skills? Research company KeyGene offers a great place to work for graduates in applied sciences. It’s in the very heart of crop innovation research and has partners from all over the globe, both in business and in the academic world.

In KeyGene’s crop innovation research, technology is crucial in different ways. First of all we develop new technologies and approaches, optimally using knowledge from science and industry. Second we want to apply the best technology available in carrying out our research, thus maximizing our impact.

KeyGene employs graduates from technical studies in fields like digital phenotyping, genomics and bioinformatics. They have been involved in many of the breakthroughs achieved by the KeyGene team and the inventions made & innovations developed at KeyGene.

Working in a research company like KeyGene offers great opportunities to team up with clients and other partners, in order to support them optimally. And when working in an internal R&D project, our employees actively contribute to future successes of the company.

KeyGene was founded by plant breeding companies in 1989. It now employs more than 150 people, in the Netherlands, USA and India.

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