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EPSO Newsletter Autumn 2017

EPSO is pleased to announce that the 46th issue of EPSO News for Autumn 2017 is now available.

The 2-page Short Version is available for public access and the Full 12 page version is available in the members section.

Inside you will find information on EPSO’s vision for FP9, EPSO’s activities in science advice to policy and science support, and the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20. Make best use of our series of national plant research structure and funding for your bilateral collaborations, in this issue we feature the UK.

Read all this and much, much more in the full version, please log in at:  If you have trouble to log in, do not hesitate to contact us.

Content of the full version:


  • FP9 bringing scientists and societies closer together to help build an inclusive, collaborative and globally connected Europe

EPSO Activities

  • We Are EPSO – news from the 2017 General Meeting
  • EPSO advises on science policy – Focus on FP9, CAP+ and specific areas via our Working groups
  • Plant Biology Europe 2018, June 18-21, Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • EPSO Young Plant Scientist Award
  • Plants for the Future European Technology Platform actions
  • Fascination of Plants Day 2017 Celebrated Plants on All Continents

Members News

  • Dirk Inzé receives GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2017
  • Strong support to feed the world through boosting photosynthetic potential 
  • EPPN2020: Call for access application to European plant phenotyping infrastructure 

National Research Funding

  • Panorama of plant research funding opportunities in the United Kingdom

European and Global Research Programmes  

  • Horizon 2020 Work Programmes 2018-20 published
  • EPSO briefings on funding and collaborative opportunities tailored for plant scientists
  • Erasmus+ 2018 
  • ForestValue ERA-Net
  • LEAP-Agri ERA-Net

Relevant European and Global Calls

Career Opportunities

Upcoming Meetings  


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