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Bayer Center of Expertise in Tropical Agriculture (CEAT):

Center of Expertise in Tropical Agriculture

Bayer’s Center of Expertise in Tropical Agriculture – CEAT – in Latin America welcomes collaborations on novel approaches relating to sustainable crop farming in tropical environments.


Who this is for

  • universities
  • research institutes
  • agtech startups and companies
  • technology and digital startups

all over the world with an interest in agriculture, crop protection, environmental science, seeds and traits R&D

What it’s about

Enabling technologies, approaches and services from ideas to marketed products in order to anticipate trends and support farmers’ decision-making in tropical agriculture, relating to

  • resistance monitoring (relating to weeds, pests and diseases)
  • future threats to tropical agriculture (E.G. new pests)
  • digital farming
  • automatic / online systems for pest monitoring
  • integrated disease, weed, and insect management/control
  • combined seeds and crop protection strategies
  • improved crops for higher yields

We offer

  • collaboration and networking opportunities with Bayer in LatAm
  • evaluation of collaboration opportunities in Latin America, supported by Bayer experts
  • Research funding, also through our open innovation initiatives Grants4Targets and Grants4Traits
  • A Bayer contact to discuss and develop innovations for a sustainable tropical agriculture environment

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Submission deadlines

No submission deadlines. Please contact us any time.

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