Dow AgroSciences, BioDuro collaborate crop protection research

Dow AgroSciences, BioDuro collaborate for crop protection research

3:36 AM, 8th February 2012
Dow AgroSciences, BioDuro collaborate for crop protection research

INDIANAPOLIS/WILMINGTON, US: Dow AgroSciences, wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical and BioDuro, a PPD Company have announced a three-year, multi-programme discovery research agreement to generate novel molecules for synthesizing and testing fungicides, insecticides and herbicides across a variety of crops. The two companies will leverage BioDuro’s expertise in medicinal chemistry and biochemistry and Dow AgroSciences’ agrochemical capabilities in the new agrochemical discovery collaboration. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

“This agreement is another example of our commitment to further enhance Dow AgroSciences’ world-class discovery research capabilities by working with the best research teams around the globe to develop new solutions for our customers around the world,” said Daniel R Kittle, Global Leader, Research & Development, Dow AgroSciences.

“This collaboration demonstrates BioDuro’s commitment in delivering discovery research services beyond the pharmaceutical industry. Combining our discovery expertise and technologies with premier scientists at Dow AgroSciences will accelerate discovery and development of novel molecules and advance research for the agrochemical industry,” said Lee Babiss, Executive VP, Global Laboratory Services for PPD.

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