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  • SOLCUC 2017: It’s Hort time!

    The XIV Solanaceae and III Cucurbitaceae Genomics Joint Conference (SOLCUC) will take place in Valencia/ Spain from September 03-06, 2017. This joint event aims to reunite the Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae scientific communities for the first time since 2011. As part of the local organizing committee, the Valencian TomGEM partner CSIC is...

  • International Summer School in Bordeaux

    From July 15-30, 2017 fifteen graduate students from all over the world successfully completed the International Summer School organised in Bordeaux by the TomGEM partner institution University of Bordeaux in cooperation with the French National Institute for Agronomy (INRA).

  • Go East! TomGEM at the ICPM conference

    The 4th International Conference on Plant Metabolism (ICPM 2017) will take place from July 16-20, 2017. The meeting venue will be the city of Dalian, which is a major seaport located in the Northeast of China. ICPM was launched eight years ago with the ambition to investigate how plant research can help improving human nutrition and health. As...

  • Some like it hot! TomGEM Project Brief on CommBeBiz Website

    An overview of the TomGEM project is now available on CommBeBiz, a platform that works with FP7 and H2020 projects and aims to provide a connection from bioeconomy research to the business world. They provide a range of support actions to their members such as networking, training and capacity development, business coaching as well as helping on a...

  • From the laboratory to the field: Summer School on agricultural challenges in Bordeaux

    Following the success of last year, the TomGEM partner institution University of Bordeaux in cooperation with the French National Institute for Agronomy (INRA) jointly organises an international Summer School from 15th - 30th July in Bordeaux.

  • Unraveling the complexity of transcriptomic, metabolomic and quality environmental response of tomato fruit

    Tomato is one of the cornerstones of Italian cuisine and, for this reason, underwent a great diversification resulting in a number of varieties adapted to local conditions, particularly in the Campania region in Southern Italy. A team of Italian scientists has shown that the molecular properties of tomatoes are strongly influenced by...

  • Ibérico 2017: VIII Iberian Congress of Horticultural Sciences

    From 7-10 June 2017, the Portuguese Horticultural Association (APH) and the Spanish Society of Horticultural Sciences (SECH) organize the VIII Iberian Congress of Horticultural Sciences in Coimbra, Portugal.

  • Improving Fruit Quality for Tomorrow

    TomGEM 1st Annual Progress Meeting held in Toulouse

  • International Biodiversity Day

    Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity. The European Commission invests about € 24 mio in projects promoting sustainable crop production - and TomGEM is one of those four projects. To learn more about the EU’s engagement see http://europa.eu/!db78GC or follow the hashtag #EU_AgriResearch

  • TomGEM presenting at the 2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference

    Maintaining crop production to feed a growing population during a period of climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face at the moment. Taking place from March 26-28, 2017 in Meliá Sitges (Spain), the 2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference addresses this issue focusing on the likely impact of climate change on crop production...