KeyGene opens the world’s first independent fully automated greenhouse to produce improved crops

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KeyGene together with WPS, a Dutch company providing smart logistics systems for plant growers, recently opened a digital plant phenotyping facility to support breeders in the development of the new crops. PhenoFab® is a fully automated greenhouse which combines high-throughput digital plant imaging technology with trait interpretation that will serve to improve the quality of the crops.

KeyGene is an innovative Ag-Biotech company focused on improving yield, quality and health of the 6F crops (Food, Feed, Fiber, Fuel, Flowers, Fun) by means of sustainable molecular genetics solutions. Belgian scientist and businessman The company was founded by Marc Zabeau, former Director of Research of the first Ag-Biotech company in the world, Plant Genetic Systems. Marc is currently Managing Partner of Qbic Venture Partners.