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Bayer and the Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences team up to enhance crop yields

June 16, 2017

Bayer has entered into a two-year research agreement with the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The aim of the agreement is to improve wheat yields.

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innovative solutions have been submitted from more than 60 countries worldwide.
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OPEN INNOVATION
IN NUMBERS
3,575 IDEAS
have been submitted to Bayer Open Innovation programs since 2009.
60 COUNTRIES
innovative solutions have been submitted from more than 60 countries worldwide.
285 PROJECTS FUNDED
more than 285 ideas have been supported through Open Innovation Grants from Bayer.
14,026 EMPLOYEES
over 14,000 Bayer employees currently work in R&D.