News & Events

  • 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...

  • Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Infoweek including high-level policy events

    From November 14-17, 2017 the EC organises an information event in Brussels dedicated to H2020 Societal Challenge 2 (SC2): ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’. The Infoweek will deliver first-hand information about the up-coming EUR 1,3 billion funding...

  • Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030

    The European Commission is organizing a one day conference to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation initiatives in the area of Food Nutrition and Security. The conference will provide a stakeholder platform to assess the current state of European research, innovation and investment, and explore future needs relevant to the Food...

  • 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.

  • 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...