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Novel web-application developed for the CropBooster-P database

Novel web-application developed for the CropBooster-P database

Workpackage 1 of the CropBooster-P project has generated a database presenting the most relevant data, techniques and genetic pathways underlying plant yield, sustainability and nutritional quality.

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CropBooster-P features in CEPLAS "Green Deal" event

CropBooster-P features in CEPLAS

During the online event "Green Deal: How do new plants contribute to achieving the goals" organised by CEPLAS, Prof. Dr. Peter Westhoff from the Heinrich-Heine-Universität presented his vision on Agriculture 2050.

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Invitation to journalists, NGO’s and science to participate in communication survey

Invitation to journalists, NGO’s and science to participate in communication survey

Communication is essential – journalists, NGO’s and science are invited to participate in our communication survey

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Read all about our progress in year two

Read all about our progress in year two

In the second year of the project, good progress has been made in all work packages, despite the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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VU Amsterdam is hiring...PHD positions in photosynthesis

The Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam offers two PHD positions in photosynthesis.

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Invitation to complete our communication survey

We invite farmers, plant breeders, policy makers and respective organizations to complete our survey.

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How to talk about plant breeding?

How to talk about plant breeding?

How do different stakeholders from society, science, politics and journalism communicate about plant breeding? This is a key question guiding a set of interviews conducted by workpackage 3. The interviews will start in January 2021.

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Experts take on the CropBooster-P strategies for future proofing Europe’s food & agriculture sector

The key themes that emerged from our discussions with farmers, policy makers, consumers and agri-business regarding the CropBooster-P strategies are shown in the figure.

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Call for applications Joint European Master Degree PlantHealth

Call for applications Joint European Master Degree PlantHealth

The call for applications for the 6th intake (2021/2023) of the Joint European Master Degree PlantHealth has been launched.

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Press release: Publication in Biotechnology for tomorrow

European researchers involved in the CropBooster-P project have developed four contrasting scenarios for the future of biotechnology. These scenarios take into account several trends in politics, society, demography and the environment. Such scenarios can help to maximize the output of biotechnology investments currently made, since they allow to anticipate for future socio-economic needs.

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