January 28, 2016

about vive

Creating New Possibilities in Crop Protection

  • At Vive, we are committed to developing products and technologies to increase farm efficiency and productivity.
  • We create new ways to use trusted products using our targeted Allosperse® delivery system. Products developed using Allosperse help growers do more with less, reduce environmental impact, all while increasing crop quality and yields.
  • Our experienced and flexible management team is open to new ways of doing business and uses innovative solutions to unlock new possibilities for customers.

Company History

Vive Crop Protection was founded out of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Toronto in 2006 by Prof. M. Cynthia Goh, (current member of the Scientific Advisory Board) and co-developers of the company’s technology, Dr. Darren Anderson, Dr. Jordan Dinglasan, Dr. Jane Goh, Dr. Richard Loo and Dr. Gwynn Curran-Sills. Dr. Anderson is the President and was previously the Chief Technology Officer at Vive. Dr. Dinglasan developed the company’s core technology and is currently Vive’s Product Development Manager.

Vive has received continuous funding since its inception from private investors, NSERC, the Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Accelerator Fund, Sustainable Development Technology Canada, and the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation’s Innovation Demonstration Fund.

Vive has received numerous awards including Best Industry Collaboration (with Arysta LifeScience), Agrow Awards; Highly Commended for Best Formulation Innovation, Agrow Awards; Best Cleantech award, New York Venture Summit; One of Canada’s Green 15 leading green technology companies, Deloitte; Responsible Care Performance Award, American Chemistry Council; North American Technology of the Year award for encapsulation technology, Frost & Sullivan.

Simple Small

It’s all about the delivery. Using simple, small polymer particles as part of the Allosperse delivery system, Vive Crop Protection puts products on target. Farmers see improved performance, greater sustainability, and save time and money. The Allosperse delivery system creates new possibilities in crop protection.