Instituto Phytus, CRO based in Brazil, joins Staphyt

We are very pleased to inform you that Staphyt continues its development in Agricultural Research Services in Brazil and has finalised, on September 12th, 2022, the acquisition of Phytus Group, the largest CRO in Brazil. 

Phytus Group was founded more than 20 years ago by the professor Dr. Ricardo Balardin who became one of the most knowledgeable and respectable plant pathologists in Brazil. Phytus initiated its operations with a research station in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul and later expanded its operations to another research station in Formosa, Goias. Phytus is accredited by MAPA (IN36, IN42, IN53) and Inmetro (BPL) which allows us to offer a large array of services. Together with Promip Serviços, acquired in June 2022,  Staphyt offers high quality and specialised services in R&D in different regions of Brazil. 

Staphyt Brasil starts to operate now 3 research stations in Brazil in 3 different states and agriculture regions (São Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul and Goiás States) with a staff of more than 110 people, 11 PhD and MsC researchers, 307 ha, greenhouses (11.000 m2) and a modern structure of  laboratories.

The company also offers services in the areas such as;

  • Entomology
  • Plant pathology
  • Weed sciences
  • Nematology
  • Seed treatment
  • Fertility and plant nutrition
  • Biological control
  • Resistance monitoring programs 
  • GMO studies
  • GLP studies
  • Research and screening of new products, 
  • Demonstrations / sales support trial
  • Effect of pesticides on non-target organisms

We are more than ever engaged to provide you the best relationship and a top-class service to accompany you in the development of your substances and products.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.