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New strategic research agenda for plant biotechnology

Plant biotechnology for a bio-based economy is a national strategic research agenda directed towards breeding of crops and trees for Swedish agriculture and forestry sector

Scientist from leading institutions within the subject area of plant biology, have in collaboration with representatives from industry, formulated the agenda.

Project support has been provided by VINNOVA and the agenda is part of a national effort to identify research and innovation areas of strategic importance for Sweden.

The full Swedish document "Växtbioteknik för en Biobaserad Ekonomi"

Technical Platforms for Plant Research

PlantLink and Copenhagen Plant Science Centre have a lot in common! One of the things that unites these two plant research centra is the need for advanced high-tech infrastructure to carry out world-class research. At this workshop, several technical platforms of common interest will be presented.

Date: Monday 1 Dec 2014

Time: 12:00 - 17:00

Venue: Enoch Thulin conference room, Scheelevägen 17, Ideon Science Park, Lund

Sign up before 27 Nov.

Preliminary schedule and registration

PlantLink News October `14

  1.    PlantLink´s annual report is out
  2.    Report from PlantLink Day 2014
  3.    Report from ELLS summer course
  4.    Upcoming symposium: Shrub willow bioenergy crops
  5.    Register for course in data mining and storage
  6.    Register for workshop: Technical platforms for plant science
  7.    We need input to Fascination of Plants Day 2015
  8.    Plant-related events in the region

 

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PlantLink Annual Report

Learn about PlantLink's work by downloading it as a pdf-file here or ask for a copy!PlantLink's second annual report for the period July 2013 to June 2014 is now out. 

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