The crop innovation company.

KeyGene is the go-to AgBiotech company for higher crop yield & quality.

With our intellectual capital, solution driven approach and collaborative spirit, we work for the future of global agriculture with partners in the AgriFood sector. Using our proprietary technologies and non-GM approaches, we support customers with the development of new and improved crops. Our goal is to help organizations with their toughest R&D challenges, combining our cutting edge breeding technologies, bioinformatics & data science expertise and plant-based trait platforms.

KeyGene was founded in 1989 by a number of Dutch seed companies. The company started as a molecular marker specialist that revolutionized plant breeding by the development of its DNA fingerprinting technology. Today, innovative research remains at the heart of our company and drives us to deliver novel crop improvement solutions for our partners. At KeyGene, we work in an international environment with more than 140 professionals from all over the world. Our company is based in Wageningen, Netherlands and Rockville, MD, USA.