BreedWise BV - Professional Training for the Seed Sector
BreedWise aims at transfer of knowledge to employees of seed and breeding firms, and institutions in this field. The training program started more then forty years ago, and has expanded considerably in the last twenty years. The courses are highly appreciated for their integration between theory and practical application.
Courses are given in close co-operation with Wageningen University and Research Centre, Naktuinbouw (Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture on propagation material)and other institutions in the Netherlands.
- Plant breeding
- Molecular biology
- Molecular Markers
- Seed technology
- Intellectual property
- Plant Physiology
- Plant Pathology
BreedWise offers a complete program for all types of employees on all levels (from people who have no green education to university level). Courses are generally offered at a central location (Wageningen) or tailor made for in company training. The courses are mostly presented in Dutch, but are also available in English and German.
International Course on Seed Physiology and Technology in Wageningen
This course was organised in 2010 and 2012 was very successful. It is scheduled for 2014.
Seed Captain Program, Asia, 2010-2012
In cooperation with the International Seed Academy Breedwise also represents in Europe the Seed Captain Program. This course is offering a very rigorous foundational training in the different aspects related to seed, seed quality and seed technology. The program consists of 10 modules.
Breedwise BV also participates in courses of Naktuinbouw and the European Plant Breeding Academy of UCDavis
Breedwise is member of Plantum NL and Eucarpia
Breedwise BV is founded by Idy van Leeuwen (MSc.). Idy graduated from Wageningen University in 1980 on the subjects Plant Breeding, Genetics, Plant Pathology and Statistics.
She has working experience in knowledge transfer to farmers, scientists and employees of breeding companies, both in Dutch and English language, and she has worked in many countries. Since 1992 she teaches and organises courses for the Sector Seed and Propagating Material.
If you have any question concerning a course for your company or your employee, you may contact me:
Idy van Leeuwen
5665 JN Geldrop
tel. +31 (0)40 - 2800536
mobile +31 (0)6 20445145