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Rapid on-site detection of Mycotoxin in wheat


The business of our company is agricultural trading. We realized that our sector lacks a reliable, fast, on-site detection method of Mycotoxins, in particular of deoxynivalenol (DON) in wheat grains, which is one of the major threats to the food and feed sector. We aim to commercialize a Mycotoxin (DON toxin) sensor unit, which is easy to use on-site, provides results with more than 90% accuracy compared to conventional laboratory HPLC method in the whole measurement range, while keeping its selling price low (at 10.000€). Our pilot technological tests and preliminary business planning envisaged a huge business potential of our project. In this phase 1 project, we plan to carry out technological feasibility study, market and risk assessment, freedom to operate study as well as to develop a phase 2 proposal and improve our business plan.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /social sciences/economics and business

Call for proposal

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Funding Scheme

SME-1 - SME instrument phase 1


Honved Ulica 2
8834 Murakeresztur
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 50 000