News & Events


  • Alma Seges honoured with Agriculture and Innovation Award

    TomGEM partner Alma Seges has been honoured with the Agriculture and Innovation Award fostered by Legambiente, an important and popular Italian authority for environmental protection. A plaque will be consigned to the Alma Seges Chairman Aristide Valente on August 13, 2018 at the occassion of the National Legambiente celebration that will take...

  • Research and Innovation as a driver of food systems transformation

    The Bulgarian Presidency of the European Council is organising the 2nd FOOD 2030 High Level Event. The Flagship Conference will take place from June 14-15, 2018 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. It will be dedicated to research and innovation (R&I) as a driver of food systems transformation, such that our food systems become sustainable, resilient,...

  • Carotenoid research from nature to bedside

    The 2018 Gordon Research Conference on carotenoids will be held from June 17-22 in Newry, USA. The event will address the full spectrum of carotenoid and apocarotenoid research "from nature to bedside", fostering interdisciplinarity and transfer of research methods between different experimental systems. As leaders in the key fields of...

  • Celebrating Biodiversity Day

    To celebrate the Biodiversity Day on the 22nd June 2018, the TomGEM partner Biotecgen organised a visit to the Botanical Garden of the Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Technology of the University of Salento.

  • Factsheet on Genetic Resources and Breeding under H2020

    After the publication of the final Horizon 2020 work programme for 2018-2020, the dialogue on how to design future EU policies accelerates.

  • The secret life of plants on the conference agenda

    The Serbian Plant Physiology Society is organizing the 3rd international conference on plant biology from June 9-12, 2018 in Belgrade. TomGEM coordinator Mondher Bouzayen (INPT) is a member of the scientific committee and invited speaker. He will give a plenary lecture on “New factors controlling fruit development: epigenetic modifications...

  • ETHYLENE 2018 Symposium

    The XI International Symposium on the Plant Hormone Ethylene will take place from June 2-6, 2018. TomGEM coordinator Mondher Bouzayen (INPT) is co-chairman of the 2018 symposium and is co-organising the event that will be held in the historic Chania region on the stunning Greek island of Crete. The TomGEM coordinator is a member of the...

  • John Innes Centre Breeders’ Day 2018

    The John Innes Centre will be holding its annual Breeders’ Day on June 7, 2018. The day will focus on ‘Diversifying UK crops and diet’ and brings together scientists, breeders, end users, policy-makers and funding body representatives to talk about scientific research that addresses the grand challenges of the 21st century agriculture. Discussions...

  • TomGEM and TRADITOM reach out to the general public at EXPOCIENCIA fair

    The EU projects TomGEM and TRADITOM attracted the attention of thousands of visitors at the EXPOCIENCIA fair in Valencia, Spain on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Celebrating its ten year anniversary, the EXPOCIENCIA fair was even more successful than before and reached a peak number of visitors. Among them were mostly children who attended the fair with...

  • Half-time of TomGEM

    2nd Annual Progress Meeting held in Vico Equense (Italy)