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.


Leire Barañano Orbe, new general manager of Neiker-Tecnalia

leire-barananoAt its last Board meeting, the Basque Government authorized the appointment of Leire Barañano Orbe as Director General of the public company NEIKER TECNALIA S.A.

Regenerative grazing improves soil health and plant biodiversity

Ovejas y perrosRegenerative practices improve soil quality and pasture diversity, as the European LIFE Regen Farming project, due to end this year, has been able to show. Under the coordination of the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development NEIKER-Tecnalia, the project has had the participation of the Navarrese Institute of Agri-Food Technologies and Infrastructures and the Urduñederra Rural Development Agency.

The NEIKER SOIL-Montana project chosen as one of the best European LIFE projects

P1070491The SOIL-Montana project, coordinated by NEIKER, has been chosen as one of the best projects of the LIFE program of the European Union in the category of “Land use and planning”. The main objective of the project was to demonstrate the viability of an innovative methodology for the conservation of soil and vegetation biodiversity in the grazing areas of the mountain and bottom valleys in the Gorbeia National Park and its surroundings, through the use of the Health Cards of Agroecosystems.

New manioc varieties adapted to climate change

Planta_mandiocaThe Basque Agricultural Research and Development Institute, NEIKER-Tecnalia, participates in the development of new varieties of cassava or manioc adapted to climate change for sustainable agriculture. The project for support the development and technology transfer, involves the Mikocheni Institute of Agricultural Research (Tanzania) and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), and is co-funded by FAO-Treaty in The framework of a project type: “Support to the co-development and Technology Transfer”.