• AgrEvo: From Crop Protection to Crop Production 

    Bijman, Jos (AgBioForum, 2001)
    AgrEvo is a German producer of crop protection products. In 1995 it made the strategic decision to shift from crop protection to crop production, with the help of biotechnology. It acquired Plant Genetic Systems (PGS), a ...
  • Innovation Challenges for the European Agbiotech Industry 

    Bijman, Jos; Joly, Pierre-Benoît (AgBioForum, 2001)
    The European seed and pesticide industries have gone through a period of great turmoil in the last decade of the twentieth century. Restructuring processes have been thoroughly influenced by the developments in plant ...
  • Introduction to the PITA Project 

    Bijman, Jos; Joly, Pierre-Benoît (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Technological innovation in the agrochemical, biotechnology, and seeds industries, and in associated public sector research establishments (PSREs) has the potential to deliver more socially and environmentally sustainable ...
  • Novartis: New Agribusiness Strategy 

    Chataway, Joanna (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Novartis was a key player in global agribusiness. Broadly, its strategy was to maintain a flexible approach in the face of changing technology and commercial environments. It aimed to combine accumulated experience and ...
  • Rhone-Poulenc Agrochimie: An Uncertain Future 

    Assouline, Gerald; Joly, Pierre-Benoît (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Compared with other world agrochemical leaders, Rhône-Poulenc Agro (RPA) was characterized by a focus on its core business: crop protection. In order to reinforce its research capabilities while focusing on its core ...
  • Zeneca Agrochemicals 

    Tait, Joyce (AgBioForum, 2001)
    Zeneca's agrochemical strategies had two major strands: developing the profit potential from existing patented and off-patent chemicals where this was feasible; and major investment in discovery of new, patented products. ...