Collaborative Research Unit

IOF BD Center: CropFit

Acronym
CropFit
Co-ordinator
Other information
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Plant biochemistry
    • Plant cell and molecular biology
    • Plant developmental and reproductive biology
    • Plant ecology
    • Plant genetics
    • Plant immunology
    • Plant biology not elsewhere classified
Description
CropFit is a multidisciplinary consortium of Ghent University and HoGent professors with expertise on biostimulants and biocontrol. We aim to develop and transfer our technology, expertise and results through strong partnership with stakeholders and industry. CropFit offers a fully integrated expertise: Extraction and purification of active molecules Screening of new bioactive molecules or promising micro-organisms Identification and characterization of bioactive molecules or microorganisms Elucidation of the mode of action Testing proof of concept in the field or greenhouse