APOLO Biotech

Making plants smarter using RNA-based technologies

In APOLO Biotech

We develop RNA-based technologies, an outstanding GMO-free approach offering versatile solutions to boost productivity while conserving and harnessing the wide variety of local landraces.

Our Team

We are a diverse and inclusive research team with an outstanding scientific track record
and a common goal: reaching sustainability through science

Matias Badano, MBA

CEO & Co-founder

Federico Ariel, PhD

CSO & Co-Founder
CONICET Researcher

Federico Zuljan, PhD


Johan Rodriguez, PhD

AXA Research Fellow

Natalia Cobos

Communication & Marketing

Associated Researchers

Gabriela Conti, PhD

BioProduct Designer
CONICET Researcher

Lucia Ferrero, PhD

BioProduct Designer

Diego Zavallo, PhD

INTA Researcher

Leandro Lucero, PhD

CRISPR Technologies
CONICET Researcher

Adrian Perez, PhD

CONICET Researcher

Natanael Mansilla, PhD

Enzymatic Engineering


Martin Crespi, PhD

Plant RNA Biology Specialist
Director IPS2 - CNRS Resercher

Enzo Ferrante, PhD

Artificial Intelligence Specialist
CONICET Researcher

Our Values

Environmental responsibility

Human health
& wellbeing

Food sovereignty

In the news...

“Knowing the genomes allows the APOLO team to design specific solutions that attack each pathogen without harming the crops, the environment and human health.”
“APOLO seeks to generate a new family of fungicides that are effective, as well as friendly to the environment and human health.”
“APOLO is dedicated to the development of RNA technology that makes it possible to combat harmful pathogens for crops through information that plants need to adapt and defend themselves against threats.”

Our Partners