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ISF World Seed Congress, 5-7 June 2023

    Dr. Veselin Petrov and Mr. Petar Kazakov participated in the ISF World Seed Congress, organized by the International Seed Federation in Cape Town, Republic of South Africa, from 5 to 7 June 2023. The International Seed Federation  is the largest organization that unites biotechnology, vegetable breeding, and seed-producing companies all over the world....

CPSBB presented the PlantaSYST and NatGenCrop projects to students from Professional School of Food Technology in Plovdiv

    Tenth graders from the Professional School of Food Technology in Plovdiv visited CPSBB as part of their practical education in Biotechnology. The researchers from CPSBB, Dr. Emil Vatov, Dr. Maria Benina, Dr. Alicja Wieteska, and Valentina Ivanova, guided the students through the laboratories, greenhouses, and plant growth chambers in the scientific campus, presenting some...

Official delegates from EIT Food visited CPSBB

Official delegates from EIT Food visited CPSBB       On 22 May, 2023, a delegation led by the executive director of EIT Food, Dr. Andy Zinga, met with student and teaching community, business and political representatives,  scientists and innovators. Head of the Funding Department, Assistant Prof. Dr. Veselin Petrov, took part in the meeting...

Scientist from CPSBB was nominated for Pythagoras Prize

Scientist from CPSBB was nominated for Pythagoras Prize for young researchers     Dr. Liliya Mihaylova, researcher from the Plant Cell Biotechnology Department of CPSBB, was among the first three awarded young scientists for the Pythagoras Prize of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science in the category “Life Sciences and Medicine”. The official awarding...

CPSBB took part in the Career Day, organized by the Agricultural University, Plovdiv

    Academia representatives, business companies, and students participated in the Career Day of the Agricultural University, Plovdiv. The event gave businesses the opportunity to present job vacancies and corporate internship programs to the students. Hristina Vancheva, PR Expert of CPSBB, gave a brief introduction to a corporate video presentation of CPSBB and welcomed students...

CPSBB presented the PlantaSYST project to Bulgarian and British academic institutions for potential partnership in transnational education

CPSBB presented the PlantaSYST project to Bulgarian and British academic institutions for potential partnership in transnational education     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vesela Kazashka (Administrative Director, CPSBB, Dr. Vasil Kolev (Project Manager, CPSBB), and Mrs. Christina Vancheva (PR expert, CPSBB) participated in an online webinar organized by the British Council in Bulgaria. The event gathered...

The third edition of CPSBB’s Green Initiative was held in Plovdiv

The third edition of CPSBB’s Green Initiative was held in Plovdiv   For a  third consecutive year  the “Green Initiative” of CPSBB was held in Trakia district of Plovdiv on 16 March, 2023. The main goal of the campaign is to improve the area around the newly built campus of CPSBB, as well as the...

CPSBB was presented at the biggest agricultural fair in Bulgaria 

  CPSBB was presented at the biggest agricultural fair in Bulgaria – AGRA on 22-25 February 2023. The Center and its partner – “Maritsa” Vegetable Crops Research Institute (MVCRI) participated with a mutual stand where six  tomato and pepper varieties, developed in a collaboration between the two institutes, were presented to visitors. As a partner...

CPSBB was awarded for “Building of the Year 2022”

CPSBB was awarded for “Building of the Year 2022”   The newly built scientific campus of CPSBB in Plovdiv was awarded for “Building of the Year 2022” in the category “Social Infrastructure – Science, Culture and Education”. The award was handed to Assoc. Dr. Vasil Kolev, Project Manager at CSBB, during an official ceremony in...