Invitation to the 4th BioSC Spotlight: Smart management of plant performance


The work groups of Professor Conrath and Professor Schwaneberg would like to invite you to the

4th BioSC Spotlight - Smart management of plant performance

on October 29th 2018, 10:30 - 16:30

in Otto-Bayer-Saal, RWTH Aachen University, Worringerweg 3, 52074 Aachen

  Field of Secale cereale Copyright: BioSC

Plants are a major resource for sustainable bioeconomy. They provide food, feed, and fiber to a growing world population and ensure the renewable energy supply. In the frame of the 4th BioSC Spotlight, external guests and BioSC members will present their research activities aimed at contributing to sustainable agriculture by securing crop yield and quality while reducing fertilizer and pesticide use. The event will bring together experts of academia and industry in different disciplines, accelerate the identification of fruitful research fields for further collaboration, establish a network to analyze value chains, and explore opportunities for future dissemination activities.


Confirmed external speakers:

Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Kogel, University of Gießen

Prof. Dr. Anant Patel, FH Bielefeld

Dr. Mauricio Hunsche, COMPO EXPERT GmbH, Krefeld

Prof. Dr. Stefan Schillberg, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, Aachen

The following BioSC projects will be presented:

greenRelease for Plant Health

BiFuProts - Bifunctional fusion proteins for plant protection

PrimACs - Priming-active compounds for plant protection

C4-PSH - C4 Plant Selective Herbicides: A New Approach to Combat C4 Weeds in Arable Crops

Registration is open! Please register until October 10, 2018.

This announcement was originally generated by BioSC.