AgroSustain
Natural Solution for Food Waste Reduction

AgroSustain
Natural Solution for Food Waste Reduction

AGROSUSTAIN IS YOUR SHIELD
IN A BATTLE WITH MOLD

AgroSustain develops and brings to market natural solutions to stop and prevent development of molds on agronomically important crops in post-harvest

With whom do we fight?

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WE CAN HELP!



Now can help identify fungal pathogens present on your crops, validate efficiency of fungicides you are currently applying, and together with the available known treatments we will develop a precise application and dosage efficacy for your fresh produce.

What do we do? Let's look at the Real Examples

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Are you experiencing severe fungal losses in post-harvest and would like to learn about alternative solutions?

How it works

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1 Identification of plant-derived antifungal compounds

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2 Development of the plant-inspired product in a sustainable manner

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3 Application of the product on fresh fruits and vegetables in storage facilities

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4 Shelf-life extension of fresh fruits and vegetables infected with molds

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Advantages of our Solution

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Our Achievements

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Our Super Team

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Dr. Olga Dubey

Founder & CEO

5+ years of experience in the field of plant pathology and biochemistry from the University of Lausanne and Agroscope

email: olga.dubey@agrosustain.ch
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Frits Vranken

COO

Former EXCOM member of a FMCG company responsible for business development & corporate strategy.

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PD.Dr. Sylvain Dubey

Co-Founder & CTO

10+ years of experience in the field of biodiversity protection and molecular biology from the University of Lausanne and Hintermann & Weber SA

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Dr. Sébastien Pellaud

R&D Associate Scientist

R&D associate scientist in the field of plant biology from the University of Fribourg. Provides strong expertise in plant biochemistry and molecular biology.

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Dr. Florian Guignard

R&D Associate Scientist

R&D associate scientist in the field of chemistry and bioengineering. Holds his PhD from the University of Fribourg and assists AgroSustain’s team in product development and formulation.

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Josephine Monfrini, B.Sc.

Business developer

BSc of the Swiss Hospitality Management School (Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne). Has worked in the UK, Switzerland and China, has professional experience in digital marketing.

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Matteo Pedrazzetti

Biologist

MSc from the University of Neuchatel. Carries strong experience in the field of plant pathology and biochemistry.

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Chiara Picalarga

Marketing Intern

Currently studying in BSc of the Swiss Hospitality Management School (Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne). Has worked in the UK, Italy and Spain in the field of marketing and communications.

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Ralf Rosenow

Lawyer

Obtained his Licentiate degree in Law from the University of Zurich. Founder and CEO of multiple law firms.

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May Scheffler

Admin Manager

Sound qualifications in finance and accounting with 20 years’ experience working in SMEs.

Sounding Board

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Dr. Alain Gaume

Head of Plant Protection Strategic Division, Agroscope, Changins. Passionate about developing new solutions to prevent and control pests affection of agronomically important crops.

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Dr. Bettina Ernst

Founder and CEO of PRECLYN Biosystem AG. Serial entrepreneur with strong background in Life Sciences.

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Bora Karamustafa

CCO at Mootral SA with years of experience in bringing brands and business to life.

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Ethan Sinick

Director of Shirland Ventures, holds extended retail industry network with expertise in marketing.

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Ernesto Fraire

Ex-CFO Chiquita Bananas. Experienced financial expert & strategic business developer.

Advisors

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Dr. Katia Gindro

Head of Mycology and Biotechnology Group at Agroscope Dr. Gindro has a great passion for developing alternative treatments against plant fungal pathogens and holds a broad range of expertise in biochemistry, plant and fungal biology.

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Dr. Sylvain Schnee

10+ years of experience in the agronomy with a focus on phytochemistry and development of alternative treatments against fungal pathogens, Agroscope.

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Dr. Thomas Fessard

CEO of Spirochem. Experienced entrepreneur and passionate chemist with broad expertise starting from synthesis of tailor made molecules to optimized mass production.

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Paola Ghillani

Founder & CEO at Paola Ghillani & Friends Ltd. Expert in food retailing and sustainability, board member in several corporations.

Key Research Partners

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Agroscope (Changins) is one of our key partners that provides us support for Research & Development and helps to bring AgroSustain’s first product to the market in the shortest time range.

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AgroSustain is a spin-off from the University of Lausanne. We are currently being supported by the InnoTREK grant from PACTT, Technology Transfer Office of UNIL‐CHUV.

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AgroSustain

AgroSustain SA, c/o Agroscope, Bâtiment AO, Route de Duillier 60, CP 1012, 1260 Nyon 1, SWITZERLAND