Member - Fyteko

Fyteko innovates in developing new biobased signal molecules that help crops better cope with climate change.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2014
Company Size 8
Member Type
Innovator
Founders Guillaume Wegria
Headquarters 1070, Belgium
Social network
Fyteko

About

Fyteko is a young innovative company developing and producing through green chemistry advanced plant signal molecules. It focuses on the understanding of plant stress responses and how to trigger or enhance the plant’s tolerance.

Their mission is to address the key challenges that many areas of the world are facing today due to climate change. Even if an environment of increasingly scare resources, they know that they can make a difference in countering the adverse effects of events such as droughts and heats.

Part of an extensive R&D collaborative network, Fyteko works with professional researchers and biotechnology experts on finding new sustainable solutions to guarantee and increase yields in full respect of agriculture values and practices.

A video explaining their technology can be found following this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUvT0QWMfQ4&t=27s

Headquarters 1070, Belgium

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean Water and
Sanitation
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SDG 7
Affordable and
Clean Energy
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SDG 9
Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from Fyteko

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.