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EPSO Newsletter Spring 2018

EPSO is pleased to announce that the 47th issue of EPSO News for Spring 2018 is now available.

The public version will be released next week and the full 12 page version is available in the members section.

Inside you will find information on EPSO’s work on the contributions of plant science to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, EPSO’s activities in science advice to policy towards the next Framework Programme for |Research and Innovation (FP9) and on Agricultural Technologies, and science support. Make best use of our series of national plant research structure and funding for your bilateral collaborations, in this issue we feature Italy.

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Content of the full version:


  • Contribution of Plant Science to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

EPSO Activities

  • EPSO advises on science policy: European Research and Innovation strategy, FP9 and Agricultural technologies
  • EPSO Working Group on Agricultural Technologies welcomes the opinion of the ECJ on genome editing
  • EPSO WG on Plants and Microbiomes announce its 2nd Workshop on Plants and Microbiomes
  • EPSO Working Groups on Tree biology and Horticulture workshops
  • EPSO General Meeting and Plant Biology Europe 2018 Conference in Copenhagen, June 2018
  • EPSO team update
  • Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) warm up in 2018 for the next official FoPD 2019
  • Plant science network ERA-CAPS supports 12 transnational projects
  • SusCrop ERA-NET kick-off workshop

Members News

  • CBGP Madrid becomes EPSO member
  • Promoting Plant Research in Sweden - PlantLink workshop
  • 100 years of Wageningen University and the conference on SDGs
  • New Research Topic in Frontiers Plant Science
  • Horizon 2020 projects on tomato: TOMRES, TRADITOM & TomGEM
  • H2020 CHIC project started

National Research Funding

  • Panorama of plant research funding in Italy

European and Global Research Programmes  

  • Marie S. Curie Actions (MSCA) - IF
  • Upcoming open calls       

Relevant European and Global Calls
Career Opportunities
Upcoming Meetings

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