Lantmännens forskningsstiftelse

Lantmännens forskningsstiftelse

Is now open for applications. The foundation focuses mainly on research in agriculture, bioenergy and food, with a focus on practically useful results and innovations. The projects usually last between one and three years. The application period runs between...
Field walk on the oat field

Field walk on the oat field

In the beginning of June we arranged a guided Field walk at Lönnstorp gård, an SLU research site outside Lund. It was a possibility for scientists and companies working in ScanOats to see the ongoing field experiment for selected, new oat varieties. The interest was...

CropTailor cracks the genetic code of oat

The Swedish biotech company CropTailor has, as the world first, mapped the entire oat genome. This breakthrough research will contribute to more healthy and sustainable oat varieties. Lantmännen, with world-class oat R&D, is majority owner of CropTailor. Together...

The best of oat times are right now

“Havrens bästa tid är nu!” The best of oat times are right now! Listen to Olof Olsson, ScanOats WP2 leader, and Alf Ceplitis, oat breeder at Lantmännen, talk about oat in Mistra Biotechs podcast Shaping our food (in Swedish).

Swedish Oat Fiber acquired by Naturex

The ScanOats partner Swedish Oat Fiber has been acquired by Naturex, a global leader in specialty plant-based natural ingredients. Swedish Oat Fiber’s head office and manufacturing site are located on the west coast of Sweden in one of the most favorable oat...

SSF invests 100 MSEK in ScanOats

SSF invest 100 MSEK over eight years in ScanOats! The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) has granted 100 million SEK for a new Industrial Research Centre to be hosted by Lund University. Centre Director Professor Leif Bülow and the collaborating...