• 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 Strategy 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.

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Foundation of the Austrian Plant Phenotyping Network (APPN)

1st APPN  meeting to facilitate research collaborations, development of plant phenotyping infrastructure and methodologies, staff training, staff exchange and networking activities in Austria March 10, 2017.

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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


April 21-22, 2017

Satellite Meeting on Plant Phenotyping

at the 13th International Wheat Genetics Symposium in Vienna
- Friday April 21, 2017:EMPHASIS-Workshop
- Saturday April 22, 2017: Wheat Initiative Expert Working Group Meeting
Meeting deails: http://iwgs2017.boku.ac.at/satellite-meetings/

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July 21-22, 2017

Satellite Meeting on Plant Phenotyping

at the SEB in Gothenburg
- July 7, 2017: EMPHASIS regional meeting

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EMPHASIS is an ESFRI listed project supported by the European Union

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