Friday, December 10, 2010

Bayer CropScience Sponsors TEDx Conference

Bayer CropScience Supports Conference For Innovation And Inspiration

RALEIGH, N.C. – Bayer CropScience (www.bayercropscience.com), one of the world’s top innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits, has announced that it sponsored the TEDx NCSU conference that was held by the College of Engineering and University Sustainability Office and Center for Innovation Management Studies on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in N.C. State University’s Talley Student Center Ballroom. The half-day event was the first TEDx event to take place on a UNC-system campus. TED began in 1984 as a gathering place for innovators and leaders in the fields of Technology, Entertainment and Design, and 26 years later, it has become a nexus for a global community of individuals who believe in the power of Ideas Worth Spreading.

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“The TEDx program is wave of innovation involving the most prominent leaders in our community, and we are proud to be involved in this effort,” said Nick Hamon, vice president and head of sustainability, Bayer CropScience North America. “Bayer CropScience aims to support diverse perspectives from individuals who strive to engage the community in global education.”

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ABOUT BAYER CROPSCIENCE:
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience AG, a subsidiary of Bayer AG with annual sales of about EUR 6.5 billion (2009), is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits. The company offers an outstanding range of products and extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture and for non-agricultural applications. Bayer CropScience has a global workforce of 18,700 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: www.press.bayercropscience.com.

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