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Dates:
28.09 - 30.09.2017  STATUS
Venue:
Ramada Trimontium Plovdiv
Address:
бул. „Цар Борис III-ти Обединител“ 120, 4000 Център, Пловдив, България
The Plant Innovation Workshop is organized by the Center of Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology (CPSBB) Plovdiv, the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) Plovdiv, the University of Potsdam (UP), and the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPG) Potsdam-Golm, within the frame of the project Plant-INNO (“Strengthening the research and innovative capacity of Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology in Plovdiv, Bulgaria”), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
The goal of the workshop is to support the newly established CPSBB by linking the scientific and business communities of Potsdam and Plovdiv and further catalyze the scientific and socio-economic developments in the two cities/regions of Bulgaria and Germany. Next to that,the workshop will expand the cooperation of the Bulgarian and German research institutes with other European and global partners.
The workshop will be organized in Plovdiv with participants representing:
  • Bulgarian Government, the Ministry of Education and Research
  • German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Plovdiv Municipality, Mayor’s Office
  • Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Microbiology, Laboratory of Applied Biotechnology
  • Bulgarian Agricultural Academy, Maritsa Vegetable Crops Institute
  • Science Park Potsdam-Golm, Germany
  • Max Planck Society Germany, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology
  • Center of Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology, Bulgaria
  • Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Bulgaria
  • University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Representatives of the German business sector in agriculture/food industry
  • Bulgarian universities, research institutes, and companies
Keynote lecturers:
  • Mr. Stefan Stoyanov, Deputy Mayor “Education, business development, European policies, and international cooperation", Plovdiv Municipality
  • Guenoveva Jecheva, Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria
  • Kalin Marinov, Ministry of Economy, Bulgaria
  • Dr. Sujeeth Neerakkal, BioAtlantis Ltd., Ireland
  • Lorena Romero Prada, Enza Zaden, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Bernd Mueller-Roeber, Coordinator of the Plant-INNO project, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tsanko Gechev, Director of the Center of Plant Systems Biology and Biotechnology (CPSBB)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Milen Georgiev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Microbiology, Laboratory of Applied Biotechnology
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kamran Qureshi, Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Patrick Bröker, Potsdam Transfer, Potsdam, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Paul Dijkwel, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

PlantaSYST has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (SGA-CSA No 664621 and No 739582 under FPA No. 664620)


Calls: H2020-WIDESPREAD-2014-2015, Topic: WIDESPREAD-1-2014: Teaming, and H2020-WIDESPREAD-2016-2017, Topic: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017: TeamingPhase2