News & Events


  • 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...

  • Have your say: EIP-AGRI looking for Focus Groups that will make a difference

    As part of the EIP-AGRI networking activities, at least five new Focus Groups start their work every year. EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are temporary groups of 20 selected experts sharing knowledge and experience while focusing on a specific subject. The groups consist of researchers, farmers and farm advisers who explore innovative practices and...

  • Commission launches consultation on modernising and simplifying the common agricultural policy (CAP)

    Last month, the DG AGRI  (Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development; a department of the European Commission responsible for EU policy on agriculture and rural development) has launched a Public Consultation on modernising and simplifying the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). All stakeholders of the CAP are welcome to...

  • TomGEM partner UNINA to attend International Symposium in New Zealand

    Prof. Amalia Barone of the Italian TomGEM partner University of Naples will attend the 4th International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture taking place from 7-10 March 2017 in Napier, New Zealand. During the 4-day Symposium, the International Society for Horticultural Science and Plant & Food Research aims to exchange information...

  • Bulgarian TomGEM partner Maritsa Institute to attend the 26th International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA

    Prof. Galina Pevicharova and her team of the Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) will attend the 26th International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA taking place from 22-26 February 2017 at Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

  • TomGEM publication in Impact

    Increasing project outreach, TomGEM has worked together with an editorial team resulting in a review article in the scientific journal Impact communicating the scientific, economic and societal impact of the project. The three page article sets off with an interview with coordinator Mondher Bouzayen in which he discusses the key objectives and...

  • TomGEM partner Cathie Martin at the 2017 Winter School on Plant Biotechnology and Environmental Sustainability

    Environmental sustainability is one of the leading inter-disciplinary topics today. Climate change and public concerns on food and environmental safety impose new challenges to researchers worldwide. Plant Biotechnology can help face these challenges with a number of innovative approaches and solutions, by exploiting the great potential of crops...