3rd EPSO Conference

“Plant Dynamics: from Molecules to Ecosystems”

 

“Plant Science and Society: Industrial Applications of Plant Science”

29 May 2006

 

Visegrád, Hungary, 28 May – 1 June 2006

 

 

 

 

3rd EPSO Conference

Plant Dynamics: from Molecules to Ecosystems”

 

 

“Plant Science and Society: Industrial Applications of Plant Science”

Chair: Karin Metzlaff, Gent, BE

 

 

Speakers / Panelists:

 

Karin Metzlaff, Gent, BE

Introduction

 

 

Marc Cornelissen, BioScience Research, Bayer CropScience NV, Gent, BE

Science for a better life – Plants for the bio-based economy

 

 

Rishi Bhalerao, Umea University, SE

Presentation of Ove Nilsson, SweTree Technologies, Umea, SE

Forest Biotechnology – from basic research to industrial applications

 

 

Ying Wang, Novartis Pharma, Basel, CH

Opportunities and challenges for plant sciences in modern drug R&D (pdf)

 

 

Vincent Pétiard, Nestlé, Tours, FR

Potential impacts of Plant Sciences and genomics on Food Industry

 

 

Discussion (40 min)