WHAT IS DUTCH VALLEY GROUP?

The Dutch Valley Group was set up to enable several Dutch companies to bundle their expertise and marketing presence. This group of 8 companies offers expertise in the area of hardware, software, reagents, laboratory services and bioinformatics.Together, they offer a bundle of expertise to help you answer your questions in agricultural science.

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Synchron develops custom-made laboratory automation solutions and specializes in automated liquid handling and sample handling. Since 1985, we have been developing custom products based on excellent relationships with manufacturers of laboratory instruments.

Our products, both software and hardware, are now widely used in laboratories. We build automated seed picking systems, DNA extraction systems, Germination systems and a range of other liquid handling based systems. Synchron offers expertise in all areas of automation and has a wealth of experience developing and marketing flexible robotic automation.

In Synchron, you have a dedicated and experienced partner whocan help you realize your automation projects efficiently and cost effectively around your existing laboratory

Go custom with VHLGenetics DNA/RNA services for Plant and Animals. Animal and plantgenotyping are the mainstay of modern agricultural research. VHLGenetics offers custom made applications for:

– Collection & Storage
– DNA isolation (various platforms)
– DNA analysis (Affy, Illumina, LGC KASP SNPline, IonTorrent t-GBS, qPCR, Capillary Electrophoresis)
– Consultancy (backup, outsourcing, validation)

As an example our BeadArrays enable high- throughput screening of known genetic markers to assist selection and breeding decisions. Custommulti species Genotyping Arrays are affordableand starting at €10,- for 10K SNP array (including handling fee and SNP array).

Services through efficiency in motion!

UgenTec, a software company focused on molecular diagnostics with offices in Boston,MA and Hasselt, Belgium, was established in 2014 to provide the routine diagnosticsand research markets with intuitive, intelligent software for interpretation and workflowautomation for molecular testing laboratories.

FastFinder, focused on real-time PCR diagnostics, allows molecular diagnostics companies and laboratories to standardise and simplify their analysis and interpretation. Geared at lab-developed tests as well as commercial kits, FastFinder supports well over 500 tests for infectious diseases, oncology and companion diagnostics applications.

FastTyper, focused on end-point PCR diagnostics, allows companies and laboratories todrastically speed up their high-throughput genotyping workflows. Relying on artificialintelligence methods, the platform removes hands-
on manual analysis from genotype cluster calling and breeding programmes. FastTyper spans across AgBio breeding, seed purity control, veterinary, and pharmacogenetic applications.

The WPS digital phenotyping systems enables researchers the ability to fully control every parameter in their research.
For over 15 years WPS have gained a reputation as a global leader in horticulture high- throughput automated plant handling, plant growth with homogenous growth conditions, system reliability combined with durability and after sales support.
We supply custom made automated plant phenotyping systems including our experiment control software, conveyor systems, RGB imaging sensors, 3D Vision systems and watering and weighing stations.

  • Daily more than 1,000,000 plants are being analyzed with WPS sensors and algorithms
  • Used on more than 100 facilities around the world both for phenotyping and professional horticulture.
  • >1,000,000 RFID fitted plant carriers are used daily
  • Every system is custom designed and made to fit the needs of the customer

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NimaGen is a Dutch company founded in 2011 and specialized in the life sciences applications for R&D and diagnostics. We are dedicated to deliver premium quality products for the Molecular Biology sector.

Nimagen started off as a supplier of a complete portfolio of Capillary Electrophoresis kits and consumables, covering the whole workflow of Sanger Sequencing and fluorescentFragment Analysis applications, from core PCR reagents and primers, cleanup solutions, sequencing kits and instrument consumables.

This is now evolving to a company focusing on targeted NGS applications. With off the shelfHuman Disease kits and custom kits for
Human and Plant crops. These can be found in the EasySeq NGS brand name.

For Nimagen flexibility is key to our andyour success. Tailoring our application and products to your needs.

Hudson River Biotechnology (HRB) is a highly innovative agricultural biotech company located in Wageningen (Netherlands) focused on improving crop productivity and quality, addressing the world’s increasing demand for food and natural ingredients.

We do this by optimizing crops via gene-editing to increase yields, improve disease resistance & nutritional value. To this end, we employ the latest genetics techniques including CRISPR and our proprietary SuRE platform for uniquetarget identification.

HRB has an internal R&D pipeline for development of novel platform technologies and varieties with new traits. We work with some of the world’s largest seed companies and actively seek partnerships for plant breeding projects.

Genetwister Technologies is an innovative biotechnology company, specialized in molecular breeding and bioinformatics of agri-, horticultural crops and ornamentals.

We develop independent technologies and new tools for molecular breeding to create a competitive advantage for our shareholders. Genetwister develops its own proprietary software for database management, data-analysis and data-mining.

Genetwister is proud to have fiveinternationally renowned breeding companies as its shareholders.

At MolGen, we focus on DNA purification chemistry, validated robotic protocols and DNAServices.Having Molgen as your partner for DNA purification chemistry will enable you to optimize, customize and implement High Throughput DNA purification at a more affordable pricelevel.

We have validated our kits on several robotic platforms andon many different plant species. From the semi-automatedKingFisher, for a few MTPs per day, up to 40,000 samples per day on the Synchron DNA Cruiser system, we deliver a high-quality DNA purification chemistry solutions.

Rijk Zwaan is a family-owned vegetable breeding company, who develops new vegetable varieties and sells seeds to partners all around the world. It is a fast-growing company that invests significantly in research and development.

People are at the heart of their approach and the company culture sets them apart. With 3,000 colleagues in 30 countries, the passionate global team works collaboratively and enthusiastically every day to develop healthy and appealing vegetables.