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THE ORGANIC FERTILISER FOR GENUINE, HIGH YIELD PESTICIDE AND CHEMICAL-FREE ORGANIC FARMING

Project description

Organic fertilisers to improve crop yields

The farming industry is facing a significant dilemma. While the demand for organic products is rising, biofertilisers are more expensive and have an inferior impact on yield production compared to chemical fertilisers. On the other hand, chemical fertilisers have a long-term negative impact on soil quality and their manufacturing contributes to climate change. As a consequence, there is a rising demand for organic fertilisers that improve yield production and are cost-effective. The EU-funded BIOTA project proposes an organic fertiliser produced under a natural manufacturing process and that is adaptable to all types of farms. The innovative product encourages plant growth and makes them resilient to diseases, avoiding the use of pesticides.

Objective

Chemical fertilisers are still widely used in Europe and across the world despite growing global demand for organic food. The damage caused by chemical fertilisers is often long-term and cumulative - they have a profound negative impact on soil quality while the manufacturing process significantly contributes to climate change.

Chemical fertilizers are generally preferred for high-volume, industrial farms in Europe. Many organic and bio-fertilisers are inferior to chemical fertilisers where it matters most: improving yields and cost efficiency. A €5-€10 billion opportunity exists for an organic fertilizer that can address these issues.

With a patented, all-natural manufacturing process, Biota will disrupt the farming industry with an organic fertilizer adapted to all types of farming. Our fertiliser products stimulate plant growth and reinforces disease resistance which eliminates the need for pesticides and other chemical crop protection products. While guaranteeing equal or superior yields to chemical fertilisers, our novel organic method goes a step further than current organic fertilisers by being highly customisable.

Biota Nutri BV is a Dutch producer of organic fertilizers founded in 2017, who aims to make organic and healthy vegetables affordable and available to everybody though manufacturing organic liquid fertilizers. We estimated that after 5 years of exploitation, we will achieve €15M in sales and €7M in profit with an ROI of 640%.

Call for proposal

H2020-EIC-SMEInst-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-SMEInst-2018-2020-1

Coordinator

BIOTA NUTRI B.V.
Net EU contribution
€ 50 000,00
Address
HOEFWEG 156
2665 LD BLEISWIJK
Netherlands

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
West-Nederland Zuid-Holland Groot-Rijnmond
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
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Total cost
€ 71 429,00