‘A university is not a patent machine’

The original purpose of patents was to share new ideas and encourage invention. Today, it often obstructs innovation. This needs to change, argues Ernst van den Ende.

Engineered chicory no longer tastes bitter

Researchers from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) are working with other researchers in the European CHIC project on divisional techniques for chicory varieties.

How robots make agriculture more sustainable

The future of farmers: keeping an eye on all the processes behind a computer screen while robots do the work on the land. This is essential in order to meet the growing demand for sustainable food.