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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.

License agreement with Yara

February 20, 2017

Bayer and Yara International ASA (Yara) have entered into a software collaboration and technology license agreement to provide farmers worldwide with digital farming tools that help increase farm productivity, profitability and sustainability.

Bayer and Biosystems

December 21, 2016

Bayer has entered into an agreement with Leica Biosystems to collaborate on the development of companion diagnostic tests based on tissue samples using RNAscope® (a multiplex nucleic acid hybridization technology) and immunohistochemistry for cancer patients.

New sensors for insect monitoring

December 05, 2016

Bayer and FaunaPhotonics cooperate to develop new sensor solutions for improved monitoring of agricultural insect pests as well as non-target insects including beneficials. Efficient pest control which spares beneficials and pollinators is one of the biggest challenges facing farmers worldwide.

Bayer becomes partner of the Centre for Crop Health and Protection consortium

November 10, 2016

Bayer has joined the Centre for Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) located at Sand Hutton, United Kingdom, which unites public academic institutions and private companies. The partners will collaborate on innovative solutions to improve agricultural productivity – a vital aspect of food security.



Barcelona, Spain

ESC Congress

The ESC Congress is the largest cardiology meeting in the world. This will be the first time it comes to Rome. 30,000 cardiovascular medical professionals are expected in the Italian capital for the 5 day event.

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Madrid, Spain

European Cancer Conference (ESMO)

"The annual ESMO Congress is the premier scientific platform for oncology research in Europe. Across disciplines and across cultures, ESMO bridges the gap between researchers, clinicians and patients and unites all stakeholders focused on finding the most effective cancer treatment solutions available today."

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Copenhagen, Denmark/ Malmö, Sweden

Nordic Life Science Days

Nordic Life Science Days is the largest Nordic partnering conference for the global Life Science industry.Bringing together the best talents in Life Science, offering amazing networking and partnering opportunities, providingc inputs and content on the most recent trends. The event attracts leading decision makers from the Life Science sector, not only from biotech, pharma and medtech but also from finances, research, policy and regulatory authorities.

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Boston, MA, USA

ASAP BioPharma Conference

The ASAP BioPharma Conference is the pivotal event each year for partnering executives in health and life science. The job is more challenging than ever: increasingly complex and diverse collaborations spanning industries and sectors. As the industries evolve and interconnect, success or failure – in a global ecosystem of pharma leaders, biotech innovators, service organizations, providers, agencies, academia, patient advocates, and more – hinges on the adroit leadership of partnering executives.

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26th Asian Pacific Weed Science Society Conference

Bayer is the Gold sponsor and Bayer IWM will be also strongly represented.

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Boston, MA, USA

BioPharm America

BioPharm America™ is where biotech industry partnerships get started. Meet face-to-face with biotech and pharma executives from around the world to identify and enter strategic relationships. Equipped with partneringONE®, the world’s leading web-based partnering system for the life science industry, BioPharm America is the only event in North America based on the same reputable formula as EBD Group’s acclaimed European events BIO-Europe®

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Heidelberg, Germany

European Business Development Conference

This European conference provides an exclusive platform to learn, network and discuss collaboration opportunities. The conference aims to gather a selected group of 100 business development executives from international pharmaceutical corporations and European biotech companies, with representatives from private equity and venture capital companies. The program offers various opportunities for business networking, company presentations and panel discussions.

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