News & Events

  • Science meets Industry

    TomGEM Roundtable discussion on May 8, 2018

  • Back to the future: Shaping R&I activities after 2020

    The European Commission is organising the AgriResearch Conference to discuss agriculture research & innovation activities after 2020. Following the publication of the final Horizon 2020 work programme for 2018-2020, the dialogue on how to design future EU policies accelerates and the time has come to review the strategic approaches and to...

  • TomGEM tomato variety "Aleno sartse” (Ruby Heart) wins innovation price at the XXVII International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA 2018

    The International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA is one of the leading trade fairs for agribusiness in South Eastern Europe. It is being organized by the International Fair Plovdiv in partnership with the Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Since its inception in 1993 AGRA has established itself as a well-known platform for manufacturers,...

  • TomGEM again represented at the FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin

    Following last year’s success, TomGEM will again be represented at the FRUIT LOGISTICA taking place in February 2018 in the German capital Berlin.

  • Presentation of TomGEM at the 5th Horticulture Congress in Cuéllar (Spain)

    On January 16, 2018 the TomGEM partner Dr Carlos Baixauli of the Fundación Cajamar Comunidad Valenciana in Spain presented TomGEM at 5th Horticulture Congress taking place in Cuéllar (Segovia) Spain.

  • Radio interview with Carlos Baixauli

    On November 22, 2017 the TomGEM partner Dr Carlos Baixauli of the Fundación Cajamar Comunidad Valenciana in Spain gave a radio interview at the radio station “La voz del Almeria” where he outlined the objectives and expected results of TomGEM and described the tasks of his institution within the project. Within TomGEM, the Fundación Cajamar...

  • Training school organised by G2P-SOL project

    In the framework of the Horizon 2020 project G2P-SOL, the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC), also partner within TomGEM, organises an entry level training school to share knowledge and provide guidance on how to use vegetable diversity for breeding improved vegetable cultivars.

  • Out Now: New Funding Opportunities in Horizon 2020

    The official Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2018-2020 was released on October 27, 2017. With this new and final Work Programme, the EU is investing further €30 billion in research and innovation. It provides €1.3 billion of new funding opportunities for the Societal Challenge 2 (SC2) on ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry,...

  • Meet the most relevant Agri-Innovation Actors in Europe – and TomGEM is part of it

    From October 11-12, 2017 Portugal hosts the Agri Innovation Summit 2017 (AIS) with 500 EU agri innovation actors expected.

  • World Food Day 2017

    The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is celebrating World Food Day 2017 on 16 October. The day is celebrated every year around the world to raise awareness of the issues behind poverty and hunger. WFD was established in 1979 and takes on a different theme each year in order to highlight areas needed for action. In...