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Marco Toapanta
Global Director - Science and Technology at Independent


Dr. Toapanta has more than 18 years of experience in agricultural research and crop management. He is recognized for his expertise in developing biologic and conventional crop protection programs including seed and genetics, seed applied solutions, and plant health programs in agronomic crops, high value vegetables, tropical fruits, and perennial crops. Dr. Toapanta is a proven expert in guiding teams to design, develop and commercialize innovative solutions for different crop production businesses from start-ups to multinationals companies. As AgriThority Global Director of the Science & Technology Division, Toapanta oversees and defines strategic development programs to better understand the technical and financial value of a product or technology in preparation of market launch. He also manages regulatory affairs and strategic business relationships related to technical crop production challenges. Prior to joining AgriThority, he worked with DuPont-Pioneer as the North America Research and Development Lead for Seed Applied Technologies.

Agenda Sessions

  • General regulatory process for biologicals in USA (presentation via Skype)

  • General regulatory process for biologicals in MX (presentation via Skype)

  • Biologicals: Compatbility, Efficacy and Value for Seed Treatments (presentation via Skype)