• Put EMPHASIS on plants

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

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  • Generating novel opportunities

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Why EMPHASIS?


EMPHASIS is a pan-European distributed infrastructure listed on the ESFRI Roadmap for multi-scale plant phenotyping and simulation for food security in a changing climate. EMPHASIS aims at  supporting  the exploitation of crop genetic diversity required for the enhancement of plant productivity and progress in plant breeding. The infrastructure will enable diverse users to quantify a diversity of plant traits and the analysis of genotype performance in in current and future agro-climatic scenarios.

EMPHASIS will establish a link between data acquisition, pan-European data management and crop models simulating performance in different environmental scenarios. State of the art facilities and concepts will be accessible to users from academia and industry that will deliver scientific breakthrough, innovation and maintain Europeans leadership in plant phenotyping.

 

EMPHASIS in a Nutshell  with Uli Schurr – Message from the Coordinator

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EMPHASIS Infrastructure

Phenotyping platforms for high resolution, high throughput phenomics
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Semi-controlled field systems for high throughput phenomics
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Network of practical field experiments for lean-phenotyping
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Modelling platforms
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Joint data management and e-infrastructure
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Events

  • 12  Aug  2018

    XXX International Horticultural Congress

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  • 26  Aug  2018

    3rd International Plant and Algal Phenomics Meeting 2018

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  • 03  Sep  2018

    de.NBI Summer School: “Riding the Data Life Cycle”

    Registration deadline: 11 June 2018

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  • 06  Sep  2018

    EMPHASIS Field Phenomics Workshop

    Registration deadline: 5 August 2018

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  • 17  Sep  2018

    2018 Training Course on High-Throughput Wheat Phenotyping

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News

  • 13  Jul  2018

    Viticulture and Phenotyping - Memorandum of Understanding

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  • 06  Jul  2018

    Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures

    Deadline for application: 6 July 2018

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  • 02  Jul  2018

    Career and Open Positions

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  • 02  Jul  2018

    Fixed-term Position for 36 months as Third-Level Researcher (R3) in the Field of Plant Phenotyping inTrentino, Italy

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  • 02  Jul  2018

    Fixed-term Position for 36 months as Third-Level Researcher in the Field of Plant Ecophysiology and Phenotyping in Trentino, Italy

    Deadline: 31 July 2018

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  • 24  Jun  2018

    Emphasis participates on invitation in the Board of European Environmental Research Infrastructures (BEERi).

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  • 31  May  2018

    BMVC 2018 Workshop on Computer Vision Problems in Plant Phenotyping (CVPPP 2018) September 6, 2018, Newcastle, UK

    Call for Papers

    Submission due (full paper or 1 page abstract):  06 July 2018 

    Notification of acceptance:  17 July 2018 

    Camera-ready (full papers only): TBD

    Workshop date: 06 Sept 2018

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  • 17  Apr  2018

    Two days of exciting presentations and discussions about root phenotyping at BOKU in Vienna and Tulln

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  • 05  Apr  2018

    EMPHASIS new Research Infrastructure in ENVRIplus project

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  • 03  Apr  2018

    Final COST FA1306 meeting in Leuven

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  • 22  Mar  2018

    EMPHASIS meeting with 22 country representatives

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  • 10  Mar  2018

    Second call for application for transnational access to European plant phenotyping facilities

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  • 22  Feb  2018

    EMPHASIS - Message from the Coordinator

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  • 22  Feb  2018

    EMPHASIS – The Plant Phenotyping Landscape in Europe

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  • 22  Feb  2018

    Netherlands Plant Eco-Phenotyping Centre

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  • 31  Jan  2018

    NordPlant - A Climate and Plant Phenomics Hub for Sustainable Agriculture and Forest Production in Future Nordic Climates

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  • 31  Jan  2018

    The UK Minister for Higher Education Sam Gyimah MP announced plans for an UK Research Infrastructure Roadmap.

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  • 05  Jan  2018

    EMPHASIS in a Nutshell with Uli Schurr – Message from the Coordinator

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  • 05  Jan  2018

    Greetings and Christmas wishes

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  • 18  Dec  2017

    EMPHASIS - a multi-stakeholder processes

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  • 11  Dec  2017

    Two Heads are Better than One: Strengthen the Belgian Plant Phenotyping community

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  • 13  Nov  2017

    Plant Phenotyping Forum in Tartu, Estonia: Integrating the European Plant Phenotyping Community

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  • 13  Nov  2017

    Plants for Future Bioeconomy in “Glass Laboratory” – New High-Tech Greenhouse Opened at Forschungszentrum Jülich

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    EMPHASIS Editorial October 2016

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    How can EMPHASIS be organized?

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    How was EMPHASIS established?

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    What access modes can EMPHASIS enable?

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    What is EMPHASIS-PREP?

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    What is ESFRI?

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  • 31  Oct  2016

    What is the infrastructure in  EMPHASIS?

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EMPHASIS is an ESFRI listed project supported by the European Union