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 part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme.

During the event Old Bulgarian vegetable varieties and the roots of Bulgarian horticulture were showcased, also addressing young scientists and children in the age of 6-12 years.

A TomGEM poster was presented at the MVCRI stand as well as project leaflets were handed out to the interested audience informing about the mission, objectives and partners involved in the project as well as the tomato varieties studied within TomGEM and future climatic conditions.