BVN
The German breeding company BVN will offer SpermVital semen from their bulls from 2018
BVN is the largest breeding company on Flechvieh in Germany. BVN will start to offer SpermVital from a small number of proven bulls and expand the range of bulls gradually. SpermVital is proud that BVN has chosen to apply the technology and that they see the benefit of increasing the life span of sperm cells.
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SpermVital gives higher fertility rate
During the DVG Vet Congress in Berlin a study done by Dr. Alper Koçyiğit, DVM, PhD, University of Cumhuriyet, Turkey, was presented.
The title of the study was “Performance of Spermvital Technology on Pregnancy Rate in Repeat Breeder Dairy Cows” The study showed that SpermVital semen provided a 12% higher fertility rate than conventional semen.
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2’nd patent being granted
SpermVitals second patent is now in the process of being granted in several countries. USA and Japan has recently approved the patent.
SpermVital applied for its first patent in 2008. This patent has been approved in the countries where an application was filed, all together more than 40 countries around the world. The patent is valid in all the biggest meat and milk producing countries. The second patent application was filed in 2012 and has gone through a rigid process with investigations i...
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SpermVital in Iceland
SpermVital has entered into an agreement with the Icelandic breeding company Nautastod Bændasamtaka regarding the use of SpermVital technology in Iceland.
Iceland has its own breed that the first settlers brought with them over 1000 years ago. Since then, very few cattle has been imported to Iceland. Currently, there are about 70,000 cattle in Iceland, of which 25,000 milk cows. Nautastod Bændasamtaka will use SpermVital technology in its efforts to preserve its unique genetic heritage.
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Spermvital in Belgium
SpermVital has signed an agreement in Belgium with The Walloon Breeding Association (AWE)
The Walloon Breeding Assoiation is the largest AI company in Belgium and will start selling SpermVital on their breed Belgian Blue in January 2018. They currently sell around 4 million doses worldwide.
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ISO Certified
SpermVital recently got certified according to ISO 9001:2015
This certification confirms that we maintain an international standard related to systematic quality work and quality management. The quality management system contains objectives, plans, activities and results of all the processes in SpermVital, including: • Management • Research and Development   • Production • Sales and Marketing
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New scientific article published
New scientific article published in the Reproduction in Domestic Animals Journal
In the July 9, 2017 issue of Reproduction in Domestic Animals Journal SpermVital's article "Reproduction performance of immobilized cryopreserved bovin semen used for timed artifiscial insemination" was published. Below is the abstract of the article. Alm-Kristiansen AH1,2, Dalen G3,4, Klinkenberg G5, Bekk L2, Thorkildsen LT2, Waterhouse KE2, Kommisrud E1,2. The SpermVital® technology comprises embedding of...
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Masterrind will launch SpermVital
Masterrind will offer the SpermVital technology on their semen doses from the fall of 2017.
Masterrind is the largest bovine breeding company in Germany with a total sale of 3 million doses annually. Masterrind will offer the SpermVital technology on a number of bulls of the Holstein breed and on a number of beef bulls. Masterrind has experienced that customers are asking for the SpermVital technology and will therefore, launch it in August. SpermVital will give the farmers a bigger window for...
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SpermVital in Germany
SpermVital has signed an agreement with Alpengenetik in Germany.
Alpengenetik is a combination of four genetic companies in Germany and Austria. They have about 230 000 inseminations yearly on Braunvieh in their area and export around 230 000 doses. Alpengenetik will launch SpermVital in the late fall of 2016 and during the month of November there will be a launch meeting with German and Austrian veterinarians to further educate them on the benetfits of SpermVital.
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Expanding in Austria
Oberösterreichische Besamungsstation GmbH in Hohenzell is also launching SpermVital in Austria and exporting SpermVital together with Genostar through Genetic Austria.
The SpermVital production team has already been to the laboratory in Hohenzell to produce SpermVital doses for both the domestic and international market. Currently, both Genostar and Oberösterreichische Besamungsstation have launched SpermVital and therefore, the farmers in Austria will have access to SpermVital on a variety of...
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SpermVital in Austria
Genostar will launch the SpermVital technology in Austria this fall.
The SpermVital production team will travel to Austria for production before the summer to plan for the market launch. The farmers in Austria will finally be getting the advantages of the SpermVital technology with increased flexibility and the ability of grouping inseminations together. The SpermVital technology will also help increase the pregnancy rates on repeat breeders. Genostar will sell the SpermVital technology on bot...
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New research project through Regional Research Funds in Norway
SpermVitals project «New products for improved cost-effective production of cryopreserved semen with high fertilization ability» was granted through the Regional research funds in Norway this summer.
The project is a collaboration between SpermVital, Cryogenetics, SINTEF and Geno. SpermVital and Cryogenetics offers products and services within artificial insemination for the national and international markets for cattle and fish respectively. Both companies experiences an increased demand and ...
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SpermVital from young bulls
SpermVital from young bulls is for the first time being launched in Norway and the insemination technicians and veterinarians are currently receiving their first available SpermVital doses from these young bulls.
There are 1 750 doses produced of each young bull in Norway, and currently 300 of these doses are now being produced with the SpermVital technology. The bulls are distributed through 5 different groups throughout the year, and the first group is currently being distributed. The added...
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SpermVital semen partly dissolved in the alginate under in vivo like conditions after 18 hours.
The projects is through the Regional research funds in Norway (Inland) and entitled "Immobilization of sperm cells prior to cryopreservation for gradual release over time in vivo, increased sperm longevity and improved fertility."
The fundamental idea of this project is to develop a new and improved SpermVital product, which provides further increased sperm longevity and improved fertility. Through this project, there will be research on immobilization and freezing technology, development of...
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SPERMVITAL IN SPAIN
As of March 1, Aberekin started selling SpermVital semen produced on 15 selected bulls including both dairy and beef breeds in Spain.
Aberekin believes that the Spanish dairy farmers will benefit greatly from the SpermVital technology by increasing pregnancy rates or by increasing their overall flexibility as well as giving farmers an option to inseminate early. Being able to inseminate early will reduce inseminations during times that are not optimal and also provide opportunities to group mo...
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SUCCESS FOR SPERMVITAL AND SWISSGENETICS
October first, Swissgenetics successfully launched SpermVital on most breeds in Switzerland and on the breed Brown Swiss internationally. The sales are above expectations and the demand among the Swiss farmers is very high. The Swiss farmers are benefiting greatly from the SpermVital technology by increasing the pregnancy rates on repeat breeders. Furthermore, the farmers are also given more flexibility due to the option of inseminating early. They can also group more of the inseminations...
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Le ministre de l'agriculture rend visite à SpermVital
SpermVital a rencontré le ministre norvégien de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation, M. Trygve Slagsvold Vedum, le 24 juin dernier. Le ministre a visité notre laboratoire pour s'informer sur nos activités de technologie et de recherche. Les chercheurs scientifiques Anne Hege Alm-Kristiansen et Godlove Bai se sont attachés à démontrer les différences entre la semence SpermVital et les semences ordinaires, et lui ont présenté nos méthodes d'analyse des semences et les critères déterminant leur...
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British Dairying
Dans le numéro de mai 2013 de la revue British Dairying, on peut lire un article sur l'amélioration impressionnante des taux de conception constatée par les producteurs utilisant SpermVital. "Les taux de conception des troupeaux noirs ou blancs traditionnels se situent généralement aux environs de 35 % ; or, dans les cas où la technologie a été utilisée, nous enregistrons systématiquement des taux d'au moins 60 %" déclare Wes Bluhm, le Directeur général de Geno UK. SpermVital est actuellement...
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SpermVital s'accapare une part plus importante du marché norvégien
En Norvège, la part globale de SpermVital sur le marché est passée d'environ 12 % en 2012 à 15,8 % en 2013 (à ce jour).
SpermVital est disponible auprès d'environ la moitié des taureaux d'élite norvégiens, et la part de marché globale parmi les taureaux disponibles se situe à environ 40 %. L'utilisation de SpermVital est recommandée en Norvège pour les situations suivantes: Insémination précoce Nécessité de plus de flexibilité Manifestations de chaleurs non évidentes Vaches revenant en chaleur
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Holstein et SpermVital en Pologne
PH Konrad et SpermVital ont conclu un contrat relatif au droit de commercialisation de la semence Holstein SpermVital en Pologne.
PH Konrad est le plus gros importateur de semences de Pologne et représente plusieurs grandes entreprises internationales d'insémination artificielle sur le marché polonais. Cette entreprise dispose de sa propre force de vente et de son réseau de distribution indépendant, et commercialise ses produits sur le marché polonais auprès d'éleveurs, de vétérinaires et de...
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Swissgenetics lance SpermVital
À compter du mois d'octobre 2013, Swissgenetics commercialisera la semence SpermVital provenant de quelques taureaux sélectionnés à partir de différentes races.
Le projet préliminaire est de lancer SpermVital pour les races suivantes :  Holstein (Frison Pie Noire) Suisse Brune Holstein (Frison Pie Rouge) Simmental Swissgenetics a la certitude que les éleveurs de vaches laitières suisses peuvent véritablement bénéficier de la technologie SpermVital grâce à l'augmentation du nombre de gestation...
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