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Internship in Agronomy/bio fertilizer
fyteko is a young innovative company developing and producing advanced plant biostimulants.
Our mission is to address the key challenges that many areas of the world are facing today due to climate change. Even in an environment of increasingly scarce resources, we know that we 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.
Development and optimization of a bio-fertilizer formulation based on signaling molecules and micro-organisms.
Your main tasks:
- Development and test of formulations in laboratory
- Experimental planning of greenhouse trials.
- Setting up trials in greenhouse.
- Daily follow-up and maintenance of the trial
- Data processing
Meetings or travels in other parts of Belgium are to be expected.
Passionate about new developments, you have good general scientific knowledge (biology, physics, mathematics…) but you’re particularly interested in agronomy, microbiology and sustainable agriculture. Fast learner, you are able to work independently in the laboratory and greenhouse and focus on concrete progress, in order to participate actively in a fast-growing start-up.
We offer you a great professional experience in a young international company!
Being a young growing start-up, hiring possibilities at the end of a succesful internship is a possibility.
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