11 September 2019


AGseed SA – Incorporation to the Genomics Platform


An agreement was signed for the incorporation of the AGseed SA company to the consortium of seed companies associated with the Genomics and Improvement Platform installed in the Faculty of AgronomyUBA, and managed by UBATEC.

AGseed SA is located in the town of Junín, Province of Buenos Aires. It was represented by its president Ing. Agr. Hector Jorge Larraburu.

For the Genomics and Improvement Platform, this new incorporation of a company is another challenge for technological assistance to national SMEs dedicated to plant breeding, and a significant step for them to access the most innovative and powerful technologies provided by science current.”  Miguel Rapela, Director of Technological Linking at the Integrated Center for Genomics and Improvement – CIGEM

This company is clearly Argentine. He has more than 35 years of experience and recognition in research in genetics and seed production, specializing in the cultivation of corn, sorghum, sunflower and wheat.

The Genomics and Improvement Platform is one of the most important ventures managed by UBATEC SA and is located in the Chair of Biochemistry of the Faculty of Agronomy of the UBA. The Platform has the experience of more than 20 years of the Chair, a professional staff of international excellence and instrumental capacity of the highest level.

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