16 OCT '23: For Aphea.Bio, a young start-up company that focuses on the exploitation of natural, beneficial interactions that occur between microorganisms and plants, we are seeking a Formulation Scientist Expert. Aphea.Bio's discovery and development of innovative biostimulants and crop protection products are instrumental in shaping a more sustainable agriculture. Located in Ghent, within Europe's largest Agro-Biotech valley you will contribute to Aphea.Bio's mission and vision.
Zwijnaarde - Belgium
40 hours per week
About your role
This is how you will make the difference
What you bring
- Deep knowledge of and hands-on experience with the principles, practices and techniques of formulation technology for microbial and/or metabolite-based products;
- Hands-on experience with working with bacteria and fungi and metabolites;
- Experience in various seed treatment and foliar spray applications;
- Experience in liquid and solid formats of biological products;
- Knowledge on upscaling from lab stage to (pre-)commercial products;
- Knowledge of the agricultural industry is a plus;
- Strong ability to coordinate collaborations with external parties;
- Ability to think strategically and creatively with regard to the development of microbial products.
What we offer
What's in it for you
- A competitive salary package;
- Work with an international and experienced team;
- The possibility of working for an international organisation with great opportunities;
- Act as sponsor for professionals coming from outside of Belgium;
- An exciting position in a dynamic environment.
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