News & Events


  • TomGEM partner on the air

    The Valencian TV channel À Punt has recently visited the greenhouses of TomGEM partner Fundacion Cajamar CV (FCValenciana). With a growing public interest in the challenges of climate change, the TV team interviewed team member Carlos Baixauli who is heading the Department of Agrosustainability. He talked about FCValenciana’s activities within...

  • Agricultural Science Day in Bulgaria

    On October 25, 2018 Bulgarian scientists working in the field of agriculture celebrated the Agricultural Science Day. The Bulgarian TomGEM partner Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) participated at the arranged exhibition "Nature's Gifts" organized by the Bulgarian Agricultural Academy. The event was attended by the Bulgarian...

  • TomGEM presented in China

    The Bulgarian TomGEM partner Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) presented the project at two events in China during October 13-17, 2018. The Belt and Road International Symposium on Vegetable Industry and Science & Technology was held in Beijing with almost 150 delegates from China, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Chile, Egypt, Morocco,...

  • European Researchers Night at MVCRI

    The Bulgarian TomGEM partner Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) participated for the third time in the "European Night of Scientist’s". The event was funded by the project "FRESH - Find Researchers Everywhere and Share" № 722790, Call: H2020-MSCA-NIGHT-2016. All the events on this day were supported by the European Commission as a...

  • LXII Annual Congress of Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics

    From September 25-28, 2018 the 62th Annual Congress of Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics will be organised in Verona (Italy). During this important event, TomGEM partners Prof. Amalia Barone and Prof. Luigi Frusciante of the University of Naples Federico II and Dr Carlo Schettini, agronomist at TomGEM partner Alma Seges Soc. Coop. will...

  • Get-together for the 15th Solanaceae Conference

    Time has come for the next edition of the annual solanaceae meeting: the 15th Solanaceae Conference will be held from September 30 - October 4, 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  • IX Plant Breeding Congress

    Researchers of the TomGEM partner institution CSIC (Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas) will present results of their work within TomGEM at the IX Plant Breeding Congress. The Congress will take place from September 18-20, 2018 in Murcia (Spain) and covers different thematic areas such as plant genetic resources,...

  • VI International Symposium on Tomato Diseases

    The ISHS VI International Symposium on Tomato Diseases will be held in Taichung, Taiwan from May 06-09, 2019. The symposium is arranged by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and is held every three years. It brings together about 200 international experts from different fields to disseminate their progress and facilitate...

  • TomGEM represented at first international plant systems biology meeting

    From September 10-14, 2018 the first international plant systems biology meeting will take place in Roscoff (Brittany), France. TomGEM will be represented at the meeting by the TomGEM partner Frédéric Delmas of the University of Bordeaux. He will present a poster entitled “Effects of elevated temperatures on floral meristem initiation and...

  • 2018 International Congress of Genetics in Brasil

    The Brazilian Society of Genetics (SBG) and the Latin American Association of Genetics (ALAG) will welcome the XXII International Congress of Genetics that will be held in Foz de Iguaçu, Brasil. The Congress will run from September 10 to 14, 2018 and will have the overarching theme of “Genetics for a World in Evolution”.  The XXII...