BetterSeeds is a seeds and technology company harnessing the CRISPR/Cas system in order to develop new and improved crop varieties- breeding by editing.
The company is focusing on a wide range of crops with the aim of developing breakthrough, game changing traits that will enable high profitability for the grower and maximum benefits for the end user.
Partner's Genome Editing vision
BetterSeeds is led by seed industry professionals who have amassed significant practical experience in the implementation of gene editing technology. Based in central Israel, BetterSeeds has state of the art molecular biology and tissue culture labs, as well as controlled growth chambers and greenhouses, which enable it to efficiently develop and test its genetic platform.
Partner's activity within the consortium
BetterSeeds is proud to be a part of the CRISRPIL consortium, and contribute to the efforts of Work Package (WP) 4.2, using tomato protoplast to apply RNP-based transfection protocol to the end of testing the computational biology’s team gRNA prediction tool. BetterSeeds has developed the ability to perform all required procedures in-house, including transfection, molecular biology protocols, bioinformatics and NGS data analysis.