Open Innovation



The Grants4Traits crowdsourcing initiative in agriculture offers financial and scientific support to develop your ideas for novel traits that help to achieve higher yield, quality and safety in crops.

submission closed
March 31 2018

Who this is for

  • universities
  • other academic research institutes
  • startup and biotech companies

all over the world with an interest in agronomic R&D

What it’s about

We are looking for novel approaches and enabling technologies that could lead to innovative traits in crops, fostering

  • yield enhancement
  • insect control
  • disease control
  • weed control

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We offer

  • research grants from €2,000 to €50,000
  • applicants will retain ownership of any intellectual property they develop
  • potential for further Bayer support for your research
  • a Bayer contact to help you with any questions

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Submission deadlines

March 31, 2017

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