Access to Digital Sequence Information must remain open; calling upon the convention of parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), national and EU decision makers to maintain Open Access to Digital Sequence Information as part of the ‘Open Science’ principle and therefore NOT to include this in the Nagoya Protocol as this would substantially decrease the analysis and improvement of germplasm including that of plants from Developing Countries.
- The European Commission published the third countries participation anticipated for Horizon Europe, incl. e.g. Israel, Norway, Serbia, Ukraine and UK. Swiss project partners will be funded by Switzerland 13/07/2021
- ISE position on Horizon Europe identifies three areas of intervention: Interdisciplinarity, Widening participation, Balancing Research and Innovation Actions 12/07/2021
- PBE 2021 – The Plant Biology Europe joint conference of EPSO and FESPB will start on Monday 28 June and offer an exciting programme until 1 July. 25/06/2021