Hendrix Genetics Innovations

Speeding up innovations for a brighter life tomorrow

Boosting innovative solutions

Our dedicated innovation department supports the mission of Hendrix Genetics to help the world meet a growing demand for food by boosting innovative solutions and fostering a culture of innovation. Hendrix Genetics Innovations support internal and external innovators to generate new solutions for the animal protein sector.

Let’s innovate together

Hendrix Genetics is actively looking to collaborate with innovators who offer new solutions for the animal protein value chain and who want to start a digital revolution in agriculture. We focus on data-driven innovation such as smart livestock farming and advanced analytics. With our support, global network and knowledge, we speed up innovations.

We offer

  • Access to our global network of farmers and partners
  • Access to domain experts on all aspects of livestock production
  • Financial support

Contact us directly via email: innovations@hendrix-genetics.com

A selection of our active collaborations


We have partnered with Protix on the development of insects as an efficient protein source for use in feed.

Kipster Farm

Hendrix Genetics is a proud partner with Kipster Farm, know as the most innovative egg farm in the world.


The Eggxaminator is an egg robot implemented to enhance egg quality data collection.

Alliance to end surgical swine castration

We are part of the alliance working to eliminate swine castration using precision breeding.

Upcoming events

Animal AgTech Innovation Summit

October 1-2, 2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Building on its successful launch in San Francisco, the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit will bring together international leaders in agribusiness with exciting new technology start-ups and active investors.

Abe Huisman, Director of R&D for Swine will be hosting a roundtable discussion on 'Genetics: What innovation in breeding and genome editing in livestock animals?'

Farm Hack

October 25-26, 2019, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

This WUR Life Sciences Hack is a 32-hour hackathon to ignite data- and tech-driven collaborations between students, tech entrepreneurs, researchers and domain experts. This event involves four challenges, four teams, high quality support, mentoring, peer to peer learning and the chance to compete for prize money and Smart Agri Hubs support. A unique opportunity, for the brightest and most creative talent at Wageningen University and beyond. The hackathon will be part of the pan European Smart Agri Hubs Program.

F&A Next

May 19-20, 2020, Wageningen, The Netherlands

F&A Next is one of the leading annual Agtech events worldwide and takes place at Wageningen Campus in the Netherlands. F&A Next is focused on sharing insights in innovation and providing a platform to invest in Food & Agriculture startups. Hendrix Genetics Innovations will attend the conference to engage with start-ups and innovators and to follow latest developments in the field of data-driven innovations in livestock farming.

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