AgroTech - Institute for Agri Technology and Food Innovation
AgroTech - Institute for Agri Technology and Food Innovation – is a Danish consultancy company offering impartial consultancy and technological services. Our focus is the agricultural and food industry. We work within three core areas: environmental technology, food innovation and plant innovation and technology. We help taking your business to a new level. We have advanced testing and laboratory facilities covering the whole food chain.
AgroTech - Institute for Agri Technology and Food Innovation – is a Danish consultancy company offering impartial consultancy and technological services. Our focus is the agricultural and food industry. We work within three core areas: environmental technology, food innovation and plant innovation and technology.
We help taking your business to a new level. We have advanced testing and laboratory facilities covering the whole food chain.
From idea to large scale food production
We carry out food innovation and product development in our state-of-the art innovation laboratory, Foodture Lab. This is where we take small niche products to large scale production in the food industry. We provide facilities for testing and documentation of new products and food concepts to be taken out on the international gastronomy scene.
We carry out field and laboratory tests of new crops, species and fertilizers. In our biotechnological service lab we operate at a high scientific level within genetic analyses, tissues cultures and advanced microscopy. We offer expert knowledge in technologies to reduce pollution caused by intensive livestock production systems. We assist with development, prototype testing, requirements specifications, and documentation and verifications of technologies. Furthermore we are specialists in agriculture-based biogas production. We develop software and management systems to optimize intensive production in the horticultural sector.
Our customers are in the food and agricultural industry, greenhouse growers and environmental- and bioenergy sector. We unite research and business to develop our customers business by strengthening innovation and competitiveness.
Our headquarters is in Agro Food Park, Aarhus, and we have a department at the Taastrup campus of the University of Copenhagen. We were founded in 2007 and we are 80 employees.
AgroTech is one of Denmark’s 9 Approved Technological Service Institutes the only one for agriculture and food innovation. We are authorized by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science. The institutes are to ensure that new knowledge and technology is disseminated and used by, in particular, small and medium-sized companies.
What We Do:
The purpose of AgroTech is to provide impartial consultancy and technological services on a non-profit making basis. Consequently, our work includes trials and documentation. We also hold events regularly – both events for everyone and customised events.
Who We Are:
AgroTech creates business development through knowledge and innovation. We specialise in providing cutting edge knowledge of biology and technology, and our staff produce unique results by combining their specialist skills. We develop innovative and commercial solutions for the food industry, nurseries and suppliers to the agricultural industry.
Our knowledge is our pride and passion, and our core business consists in turning knowledge into practice. We carry out different types of research and incorporate application-oriented research into our project work. Our projects are based on actual needs and create business opportunities for our customers.
We unite research and business to create green development and strengthened innovation and competitiveness in the agricultural and food sector.
In 2017, we will be widely recognized among our target groups for research-based business development in the agricultural and food sector, and we will be active on an international level.
For us, this means that:
- We take new and innovative paths for the agricultural and food sector
- We create business and value for our customers through research-based advice
- We combine a high level of knowledge with business understanding
- We are known among our target groups
- We carry out research and collaborate closely with knowledge institutions
- We invest in research and development activities
- We work in an interdisciplinary manner and view knowledge-sharing as part of our culture
- We are an attractive workplace for knowledge workers
AgroTech is a knowledge company that bridges the gap between biology and technology, research and business and between passion and professionalism.
We have jointly developed four values which define our everyday guidelines for interaction with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders, and for the way in which we approach our work. We integrate these values into our actions, and they form a central part of our culture. Our values are:
- Knowledge is our foundation and our passion
- We create an environment that encourages knowledge-sharing
- We practice and focus on knowledge-sharing as a prerequisite for innovation
- We create growth for our customers
- We work hard to acquire new customers
- We are constantly developing AgroTech
- We turn knowledge into value
- We see the link between knowledge and business
- We manage our tasks efficiently, to the benefit of our customers and ourselves
.... and it should also be fun
- We have high levels of job satisfaction
- We have a team spirit and respect each other
- We maintain a professional and cheerful working atmosphere