Area 1 (‘Economy’): Improve the productivity, resilience and competitiveness of European Animal Production
The company purpose is to generate technological knowledge, to introduce innovations in products and production methods, to raise the quality and standard of products, to increase productivity, to lower costs, and to commercialize technological knowledge in farm animals.
To support small ruminant enterprises start-ups and their development through the optimum advancement of university-industry cooperation in our country and to provide the appropriate environment for the companies that would help them enhance the effective use of already available resources or create new ones through R&D with key focus on innovative reproductive technology and breeding strategies. Through the collaboration and partnership among national or international assisted reproductive technology oriented companies, to help them establish synergy-creating mechanisms with the university. To transform the academic knowledge and empirical results in the university into economic value. To contribute to the improvement of the economic and technological development, and thus to the rate of increase in the country's international competitive power. To support technology-intensive entrepreneurial ventures and to encourage the growth of R&D investments and innovative small-scale businesses. ER-GEN BIOTECHNOLOGIES offers a comprehensive range of reproductive technologies applicable to the livestock breeding industry, especially small ruminant sector. The company has been operating since 2008. The company operates four main business areas such as 1) Semen collection centre for rams and bucks , 2) Exotic Genetics Joint Venture (with OC Flock Management), 3)Sheep and Goat Artificial Insemination 4) Embryo Transfer, provision of recipients, embryo sexing and splitting.