ICL Innovation seeks advanced fertilizers for various application methods to supplement ICL's plant nutrition solutions, with a focus on fertigation and foliar applications.
ICL Specialty Fertilizers, a business unit of ICL Fertilizers, produces superior-quality, cost-effective specialty fertilizers that help growers achieve higher yields and better quality, in spite of scarce water and limited arable land. Please view information on ICL's current product line at the ICL Specialty Fertilizers web page.
Key success Criteria
Loading-fertilizer should be at least 85% of the final product by weight
Performance in real life conditions-release profile, cross effects, etc.
Feasibility of application using mostly existing machinery and following established practices
Advanced foliar applications, including improved uptake and penetration of nutrients
Efficient transport of nutrients to the plant phloem
Advanced micro-nutrients systems, including foliar applications
Low cost nutrient delivery system
Nano technology to enhance nutrition efficacy
Specialty fertilizers for advanced fertigation techniques
Soluble slow release nutrients for foliar application
Unique nutrient properties - chemical and physical
Special oligo (Ca, Mg, S) and microelements (Fe, Zn, Mn, Mo, B, Cu) formulations and chelates
Solutions for mitigating soil challenges such as high Cd content
Approaches not of Interest
ICL Innovation is not interested in responses which offer approaches which are already commercialized and available on the market.
Dec 31, 2016
Items to be submitted
ICL Innovation welcomes responses from academic or research institutions or other organizations who are interested in developing innovative technologies and sharing intellectual property in licensing. Approaches with demonstrated feasibility are preferred, but early stage approaches with sound scientific concepts are also welcome. Technologies aligned with business interest will enjoy full funding until implemented on an industrial scale.
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