Technology and knowledge transfer to the primary sector

Innovative solutions that improve profitability and sustainability of the primary sector and the agro-food business.
New alternatives and diversification of crops and livestock production.We guarantee the Products quality and food safety.

Environmental sustainability in agricultural and livestock ecosystems and eco solutions for businesses

Assessment and management of natural resources and their interaction with agricultural activities.
Improving the profitability of the company through the sustainable management of its resources. Recovery of waste.

Analytical and advisory services for the primary sector businesses and farms

Analysis of high technical value and expert advice to the agrifood sector
Reference Laboratory of the Basque Government.


Neiker-Tecnalia identifies antitumour proteins in the latex of the plant Euphorbia trigona

The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development Neiker-Tecnalia has developed a project that has been identified, isolated and characterized anti-tumor proteins present in the latex of the plant Euphorbia Trigona. The purified proteins by the Department of Biotechnology of Neiker-Tecnalia have demonstrated their ability to inhibit the growth of several tumor cell lines.

First tyres using natural rubber produced in Europe

The first tyre prototypes obtained from natural latex from Guayule and Russian Dandelion plants have been presented. The production of the first prototypes is a clear indication of the technical performance and economic potential of the rubber extracted.

Neiker-Tecnalia uses internal heat of soil to condition its eco-greenhouse, based on geothermal and other renewable energies

This novel system achieves the temperature and air conditioning of the installation in an environmentally friendly manner as it is non-contaminant and cuts the need to use fuels by more than 60%.

VII Framework Programme Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology KBBE-2013 workshop

NEIKER-Tecnalia organizaes the next 19 of march, in Itsasmendikoi (Derio) the 2013 KBBE on the 7th Framework Programme workshop of the European Union.