Since its inception, Semillas Fitó has invested heavily in research, development and innovation (R&D) to enhance its catalogue of seed varieties with over 38% of budget revenues.
We have 10 centers of R + D + i:
• 7 for Vegetables: Cabrera and Almeria (Spain), Sicily (Italy), Antalya (Turkey), Culiacan (Mexico), Bangalore (India) and Florida (USA).
• 3 for Field Crops: Spain (Don Benito + Lleida), Switzerland (Delley)
At Semillas Fitó we differentiate three phases in the R+D+I process:
Whether conducting research projects or undertaking services for project improvements and other departments. Since 2007 Semillas Fitó has a big biotechnology laboratory in Cabrera de Mar, with this departments:
• Cell Biology
We have four improvement centres for vegetable crops and three for corn and sunflowers. We also have collaboration agreements with institutes for breeding forage and turf products.
Whether at our improvement centres, testing laboratories or with our agricultural partners, Semillas Fitó has dozens of facilities across four continents under the direct supervision of our managers and development technicians.