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EPSO Conference 2002, Switzerland

"Networks in Plant Biology"

This conference brought together world leading plant scientists from 36 countries to discuss cutting edge science and organize networks in four thematic areas:

  • System Approaches to Plant Biology
  • Basic Biological Processes
  • Plants as key to food quality and health improvement
  • Plants as source for sustainable development

They developed a recommendation paper on future directions and means of plant research in Europe and beyond which will be communicated to politicians and funding agencies at national and European level.

Representatives from academia, industry, consumers and politics discuss socially relevant topics, such as

  • How to improve the acceptance of biotechnology
  • How to improve the collaborations between academia and industry

Conference Materials

You can download materials such as programmes and speaker abstracts below:

[file] 2002 Conference Editorial
An introduction to the first EPSO conference
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[file] 2002 Conference Programme167.43 KB
[file] 2002 Conference Sponsors152.7 KB
[file] 2002 Conference Poster
View the promotional poster used for the conference
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EPSO is an independent academic organisation currently representing 61 institutional members bringing together more than 204 research institutes, departments and universities from 29 countries in Europe and beyond.