The Plant Impact R&D teams are located across three key offices, in the UK, Brazil and North America. With extra support and insight from our Scientific Advisory Network, our scientists are:

  • crop-focused scientists combining extensive experience in genetics, physiology, agronomy, experimental design, and statistical analysis
  • industry leaders in formulation chemistry, physical and chemical analysis, scaling up to manufacturing and production troubleshooting
  • experts in intellectual property management, technology scouting, and technology transfer
  • skilled, experienced and certified project managers

Global HQ

Our head office and primary research facility are at the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) in Harpenden, UK. Our head office R&D team provides:

R&D Crop Programme Management

  • Regional R&D Team liaison
  • Protocol development and experimental design
  • Data management and statistical analysis
  • Research partner management
  • Candidate compound identification and evaluation

Project Management

  • Product development lifecycle management
  • Risk management and issue resolution
  • Project activity and resource tracking

Formulation Chemistry

  • Fully equipped liquid formulation development laboratory
  • Novel formulation and formulation system development
  • Physical and chemical analysis
  • Lab-and production-scale evaluation of novel formulations
  • Current product issue troubleshooting and resolution
  • Product storage stability assessment

Product evaluation

  • Artificial evaluation of candidate compounds and formulations (laboratory, glass house and controlled growing environment)
  • Field trial site

Latin America office

Our Plant Impact office in Brazil is in the city of São Paulo. This is the base for our Latin American Regional Technology and Field Management teams covering Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay and providing region specific:

  • protocol development and experimental design
  • data collection and management
  • research partner management

North America office

Our Plant Impact office in USA is in the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. This is the base for our North American Regional Technology and Field Management team providing region specific:

  • protocol development and experimental design
  • data collection and management
  • research partner management

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