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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.

Bayer and CUBE open cooperation space in Berlin

October 31, 2016

The global start-up initiative CUBE opened the CUBE Cooperation Space in the center of Berlin, which is now available to start-ups, industrial companies and partners from the CUBE network as a venue for collaboration. Bayer is a founding member and Life Sciences partner of CUBE.



Basel, Switzerland

Swiss Biotech Day

The Swiss Biotech Day is the leading biotechnology conference in Switzerland. This event will bring together more than 500 senior executives from the life science industry across Europe. The Swiss Biotech Day will again offer a unique opportunity to meet top-ranking representatives of the Central European life science sector with a new partnering platform.

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London, UK


Biotrinity is one of Europe's leading biopartnering and investment conferences, and the largest of it's type in the UK. The aim of BioTrinity is simple - create an ideal networking and partnering platform for life science companies across the world to meet all under one roof and catalyse business in the industry, to ultimately help shape our healthcare future.

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Baltimore, USA

ARVO Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is the largest gathering of eye and vision researchers in the world, attracting over 11,000 attendees from more than 75 countries. About 45% of the attendees are from outside the U.S.

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Boston, USA

Front End of Innovation Conference

FEI takes you through the entire innovation process- from ideation through to execution. Get the tips you need for creating fast, agile & opportunistic innovation teams to turn a great idea into a market winning product.

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Shunde, China

BioPartnering China

ChinaBio® Partnering Forum is the premier life science partnering event in China. The event attracts biotech and pharma leaders from around the world along with hundreds of China-based developers of novel technologies for two days of productive partnering.

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Denver, Colorado, USA

2nd Global Herbicide Resistance Challenge

Bayer is the platinum sponsor and a team of Bayer experts has submitted eight posters and talks that will ensure Bayer has a strong share of voice. Adrian Percy, Head of R&D, will give the opening speech. Bayer will host a side event on the evening of May 17 inviting around 50 weed science/resistance experts to follow up on the 2015 Bayer Weed Resistance Global Symposium and discuss next steps in the fight against global weed resistance (!!! invitations have not been sent, so please do not share this last piece of information externally !!!). Details will follow soon.

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Pittsburgh, USA

American Pain Society

The 36th Annual Scientific Meeting features exciting opportunities for attendee engagement and experiences that should not be missed! It is the premier pain science event, uniting hundreds of pain researchers and clinicians from across the country.

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