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EPSO Newsletter Spring 2017

EPSO is pleased to announce that the 45th issue of EPSO News for Spring image2017 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 the upcoming Fascination of Plants Day, EPSO's activities in science advice to policy, EPSO’s new President, and the latest news from the Working Groups.

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:


Institutions across the world prepare to celebrate Fascination of Plants Day on the 18th of May—join the initiative!

EPSO Activities

EPSO advises on science policy – Focus on European research and innovation strategy and on Agricultural technologies

Aldo Ceriotti elected new EPSO President

EPSO Board decides next actions on science and science policy

Agricultural Technologies Working Group

New Plant and Microbiomes Working Group

Tree Biology and Biotechnology Working Group

39 European science organisations express their concern about recent developments in the US

Sustainable agriculture through plant science promoted at the European Parliament

Members News

The BMBF supports young and innovative plant research with novel PLANT 2030 projects

An overview of cereal genomics research at the University of Bologna, Italy

New study shows wheat crop yield can be increased by up to 20 per cent

Ancient peoples shaped the Amazon rainforest

Building blocks are set for a research partnership between Europe and Africa

Plants are fascinating! On May 18, 2017 we will show the world why

National Research Funding

Panorama of plant research funding in France

European and Global Research Programmes 

Helping you make the most of European Research Funding

Career Opportunities




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