Agroils Technologies SpA and leading plant science and plantations developer JOil Pte ltd formed a Strategic Partnership to bring Jatropha to the next level.
“The combination of JOil’s and Agroils’ technologies represents a unique technological platform aiming at valorizing all aspects of Jatropha from plant science to end-products development and commercialization.” commented Agroils’ CEO Giovanni Venturini Del Greco, “Together we are getting much closer to Jatropha industrial and market validation.”
JOil is a company focused on the non-edible oilseed crop, Jatropha, the oil of which is converted into biodiesel, a clean fuel for automotive and other purposes. JOil is supported by TLL, Tata Chemicals Ltd, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and other investors. The businesses of JOil include research on Jatropha plant biotechnology for the production of elite lines, development of tissue culture facilities and nurseries in Singapore and other worldwide locations, sale of elite Jatropha seedlings to prospective commercial cultivators, conduct breeding and agronomy research and advisory on the commercial cultivation of elite Jatropha seedlings. JOil is an active member of Jatropha Working Group of Roundtable for Sustainable Biofuels, and is committed to ensure sustainability.