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Collaborate with Us

Explore our current challenges and collaboration opportunities.

We invite the global innovation community to join us in building solutions for agriculture by responding to specific challenges and submitting proposals for collaboration.

 

How We Collaborate

We post time-limited challenges on specific topics throughout the year. If you don’t see a challenge specific to your research, we also accept proposals in our areas of interest. 

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Apply to a challenge or submit your proposal in one of our interest areas.

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We'll review your submission and respond with our level of interest.

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Every project is different. Some may receive a combination of funding and Corteva capabilities, while building valuable relationships.

Current Global Challenges

Check out our time-limited challenges currently accepting submissions from the global innovation community.  We'll be posting challenges throughout the year, so check back for new opportunities.  You can also review our past challenges to learn more about the types of questions we are tackling with collaboration.

Heterologous expression of natural products in fungal hosts

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Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021

Funding: up to $50,000

We are looking to collaborate with the broader innovation community on heterologous expression platforms for natural products discovery by exploring the movement of biosynthetic gene clusters of various sizes covering a range of natural product chemospace in fungal (filamentous fungi and yeast) heterologous hosts.

 


Recent Past Challenges

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Enabling Technologies

Plant-derived insulator elements for predictable gene expression

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Enabling Technologies

Insect midgut epithelial cell culture systems

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Enabling Technologies

Non-destructive, in-field measurement of corn stalk integrity

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Submit Your Proposal for Collaboration

If our open challenges aren't a good match for your research or technology, consider submitting a proposal for collaboration in one of our broad areas of interest.

Our Interests

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Have an Idea or Proposal to Submit to Us?

If you or your organization have an idea in one of our interest areas, we want to hear from you.

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