Research & Development
Our R&D organization is constantly innovating, creating solutions for agricultural systems, public health, and forest health around the world.
How R&D Shapes Valent BioSciences
As the industry’s ultimate innovator, research and development is a cornerstone of Valent BioSciences’ success.
Our capabilities are cutting-edge, establishing us as industry-leading experts of market need assessment and value creation, biological screening, plant physiology and pathology, entomology, rhizosphere and mycorrhizae technologies, microbiology, fermentation and formulation science, product development, and manufacturing.
Within our state-of-the-art Biorational Research Center, our industry-leading plant, soil, and formulation scientists, microbiologists, entomologists, and chemists are at work developing innovative solutions to help feed the world’s population and eliminate vector-borne diseases.
issued patents in approximately 150 patent families.
product registrations in approximately 95 countries around the world.
Valent BioSciences has 135 trademark families with more than 725 product labels.
Established a dedicated Biorational Research Unit at Sumitomo Chemical’s Health & Crop Sciences Research Laboratory (HCRL) in Takarazuka, Hyogo, Japan.
Winner of 2018 Chicago Innovation Awards for Valent BioSciences’ fight against Zika virus.
Our Research Partners
Partnership Opportunities Through Scientific Collaboration
The Valent group of companies utilizes a state-of-the-art technology platform developed by Halo to connect with universities, researchers, and start-up companies around the world. These collaborations foster development of innovative technologies and solutions that help us tackle some of the Earth’s most urgent challenges in accordance with our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The objective of these partnerships is to broaden our connection to the global scientific and business communities while helping our growers succeed and plants thrive.
The Role of Biorationals
Valent BioSciences’ agricultural-focused biorationals products result in increased yield, higher packout, a greater percentage of higher-grade fruits or vegetables at harvest, and extended shelf life.