AGROTEC – Agribusiness Bioeconomy is an EMBRAPII Unit accredited to work in Agribusiness Bioeconomy in the following areas: 1) Food technology; 2) Bioinputs; and 3) Technologies for agribusiness sustainability.
AGROTEC has an extensive experience in R&D projects, especially in developing technologies applied to production systems, with emphasis on the production of functional and nutraceutical foods and on bioinput development and formulation, adding value to agribusiness production chains. AGROTEC has developed several projects in partnership with public and private entities via new food and bioinputation technologies, as well as with several cooperatives that develop the formulation of new products with aggregated and sustainable values.
AGROTEC has a multidisciplinary team of researchers of national and international reputation which focuses on agribusiness. It also has an excellent infrastructure to develop agribusiness products and innovation processes. It is located in the Food Technology Unit (UNITAL), with an infrastructure of 600m2 of built area and a state-of-the-art technology park. UNITAL also integrates other sectors and laboratories, such as the Protein Purification Laboratory, its Biological Functions (LPPFB), and Farm School.
AGROTEC can serve industrial and agribusiness companies in the Agribusiness Food and Bioinput Technology sectors, as well as small companies seeking solutions and innovations.