• Integrating  plant phenotyping community

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  • Enabling access to state-of-the-art infrastructure

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  • Generating novel opportunities

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EMPHASIS


 The European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructure (ESFRI) has identified “Plant Phenotyping” as a priority for the European research area and EMPHASIS has been listed on the ESFRI Roadmap as an infrastructure project to develop and implement a pan-European plant phenotyping infrastructure.

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John Womersley, Chair of ESFRI presents the new ESFRI Roadmap presents the new ESFRI Roadmap at KNAW in Amsterdam on 10.03.2016.

Latest news


HFFA study about benefits plant breeding published.

HFFA Research GmbH publishes a study “The economic, social and environmental value of plant breeding in the European Union” providing qualitative information on the numerous benefits plant breeding is offering to societies.

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IPPN publishes a survey about the status of plant phenotyping

The EMPHASIS-PREP proposal was submitted to the EC on June 22, 2016. EMPHASIS-PREP aims to bring EMPHASIS to the level of organizational, operational, and strategic maturity that is required for its implementation to become a fully operational pan-European Research Infrastructure.

 

EMPHASIS Preparatory Phase project was submitted 22 June 2016

The EMPHASIS-PREP proposal was submitted to the EC on June 22, 2016. EMPHASIS-PREP aims to bring EMPHASIS to the level of organizational, operational, and strategic maturity that is required for its implementation to become a fully operational pan-European Research Infrastructure. 

Preparatory Phase

EPPN has successfully ended its operation

The EU funded I3-project EPPN has ended its operation after four years (Jan. 2012 - Dec. 2015)  enabling 66 transnational access experiments in plant phenotyping centers accross Europe. The action continues in the ESFRI-project EMPHASIS and in IPPN.

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Events


December 13 -15, 2016

4th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium

in El Batan, Texcoco, México
Thre main themes:
- Advances in Plant Phenotyping Technologies
- Phenotyping for Crop Improvement
- Adding Value to Phenotypic Data

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April 21-22, 2017

Satellite Meeting on Plant Phenotyping

in Tulln/Vienna
- Friday April 21, 2017: ESFRI project EMPHASIS – pan European infrastructure on phenotyping
- Saturday April 22, 2017: Wheat Initiative Expert Working Group WHEAT PHENOTYPING TO SUPPORT WHEAT IMPROVEMENT

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EMPHASIS is an ESFRI listed project supported by the European Union