Commission clears creation of joint venture by Ceravis and Frauenhofer-Gesellschaft
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the creation of a joint venture, E-VITA GmbH, of Germany,which will market, use, distribute and develop electron technology for chemical-free seed treatment, by:Ceravis AG (Germany-based agricultural trader and producer of seeds and animal feed, primarily for farmers in northern Germany); and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (German application-oriented researcher and contract research for government agencies and the private sector).
The Commission concluded that the operation would raise no competition concerns, given the limited foreseen activities of the joint venture in the European Economic Area.
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