Performance Plants Wins 2014 Agrow Award for Best Industry Collaboration

  • November 6, 2014

Kingston, ON – Nov. 6, 2014 – Performance Plants Inc. ("PPI"), a leading Canadian developer of agricultural biotechnology, receives the prestigious Agrow Award for Best Industry Collaboration. Held in Amsterdam on October 30th, Dr. Yafan Huang, President and CSO, Performance Plants, was present to receive the honour.



PPI was awarded Best Industry Collaboration for its successful commercialization strategy, securing licensing and co-development agreements with collaborators such as Bayer CropScience, Mahyco and Biocentury Transgene. In conjunction with its partners, PPI is opening new markets, creating and strengthening both new and established alliances, forming a solid technology and product matrix for global commercialization.

PPI was also a finalist in a second of thirteen total categories: Best R&D Pipeline. Entries are judged by an independent panel consisting of senior experts worldwide. Agrow is a leading industry provider of agricultural news, analysis and data services in crop protection and business intelligence world-wide and hosts leading industry awards for innovation and excellence each year.

"We are incredibly honored to receive Agrow’s prestigious Best Industry Collaboration award. Winning in this distinguished category celebrates our proven commercialization strategy with our partners, including major multinational and national seed companies," said Dr. Yafan Huang, President and CSO, Performance Plants. "PPI’s robust R&D platform and solid technology pipeline allows our partners to leverage PPI’s leading technologies into their products. This award is a testimonial to our company and our partners’ efforts on plant trait development and product commercialization for farmers around the world."

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About Performance Plants Inc.:
Performance Plants Inc. is a global leader in discovery and development of second generation agricultural biotechnologies. The company’s patented technologies enhance plant productivity (including seed yield and plant biomass) and weatherproof food and non-food biofuel crops through periods of drought and heat stresses resulting in a more abundant, consistent and cost-effective harvests for farmers. The company has a robust gene-discovery & technology evaluation pipeline, and has licensed multiple breakthrough technologies to many worlds’ leading seed companies. The privately-held Canadian company is headquartered with R&D facilities in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.


Paige Talledo, Performance Plants Inc.

Tel. 1-613-545-0390


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