11/07/2017 - 14:00

Ground Breaking Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture: Digitalization of Crop Biodiversity

The Representation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union, together with the Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitalization of the State of Saxony-Anhalt, and the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, cordially invite you to attend a colloquium on: Ground Breaking Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture: Digitalization of Crop Biodiversity.   The event will take place between 12 pm and 4 pm on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 in the Representation of Saxony-Anhalt to the EU Centre of the Regions, Boulevard Saint Michel 80, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium. The event will provide a forum for discussion of the opportunities plant phenotyping technologies provide towards digitalization of cop Biodiversity conserved in European gene banks in terms of its impact on the development of a more sustainable agricultural praxis in the EU. The addressed issues will include, the latest technological developments of plant phenotyping, its accessibility for scientists of academia and industry within the European Research Area, research funding and the innovation potential they provide for plant breeding and agricultural praxis. Find attached the full programme. Please express your interest and register not later than 31 October 2017 by replying to the following email address: sekretariat@lv-bruessel.stk.sachsen-anhalt.de or by phoning +32 2 741 09 31. Only a limited number of places are available.  Please note that ERRIN also is organising a circular economy brokerage event in the afternoon on the same day.