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Taking a closer look at CREA-CI

Taking a closer look at CREA-CI

The Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA- Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l’analisi dell’economia agraria) is a national institution, supervised by the Italian Ministry of A...

What is WBF Agroscope: Introduction of another project's partner

What is WBF Agroscope: Introduction of another project's partner

Swiss research into agriculture, nutrition and the environment

Agroscope is the Swiss public, nonprofit research institution for all sectors of agriculture. Agroscope is associated to the Swiss Fede...

Get to know AGENT partner UZH

Get to know AGENT partner UZH

At UZH, we embrace diversity and foster an inspiring learning, research, and working environment. With more than 30’000 students and staff hailing from over 120 countries, our institution thrives on i...

AGENT joint workshop with INCREASE

AGENT joint workshop with INCREASE

In an exciting collaboration between two Horizon 2020-funded projects, Nils Stein, the AGENT project coordinator, delivered a concise and informative presentation during a joint workshop session with...

Cultivating diversity – AGENT wheat and barley accessions on display during a farmers’ field day in the Tuscan hills

Cultivating diversity – AGENT wheat and barley accessions on display during a farmers’ field day in the Tuscan hills

On 9-10 June 2023, the Italian seed diversity network Rete Semi Rurali (RSR) organized their annual field days at the organic farm Floriddia in Tuscany. RSR is participating in the evaluation of sel...

What is TAU: Introduction of another project's partner

What is TAU: Introduction of another project's partner

What is TAU?

TAU stands for Tel Aviv University, Israel, however, to AGENT, contributes mainly the Institute for Cereal Crops Improvement (ICCI), which is part of its Faculty of Life Sciences. It wa...

AGENT 3rd Progress meeting in Poland

AGENT 3rd Progress meeting in Poland

On May 23-24, 2023, the H2020 AGENT project partners assembled in person for the 3rd Project Progress meeting. This time, the event was warmly hosted by IHAR-PIB near Warsaw, with 57 representatives f...

International Day for Biodiversity 2023

International Day for Biodiversity 2023

Today, AGENT observes the International Day for Biodiversity, supporting efforts in increasing understanding and raising awareness of biodiversity.

This year’s theme of “From Agreement to Action: B...

EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2023: Learn More on Turning Research into Solutions

EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2023: Learn More on Turning Research into Solutions

Join stakeholders and policymakers at the EU Knowledge Valorisation Week between 25 April and 28 April 2023. The annual event highlights best practices promoting the uptake of research results and sci...

Taking a closer look at INIA-CSIC

Taking a closer look at INIA-CSIC

The National Institute of Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, INIA) belongs to the Spanish Research Council (Agencia...

AGENT train-the-trainer workshop

AGENT train-the-trainer workshop

The AGENT partner IPK Gatersleben hosted the first AGENT training on 7 and 8 March 2023 to train trainers from gene banks and research institutes and provide them with knowledge of AGENT tools for dat...

AGENT wheat trials visit

AGENT wheat trials visit

On January 27, 2023, within the framework of the exchange of experience between the scientists, the representatives of the Plant Breeding group of the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engin...

Get to know AGENT partner NPPC

Get to know AGENT partner NPPC

NPPC is a research organization under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Slovakia involving seven research institutes. It is the only research organization in Slovakia dealing with s...

Spotlight on WAGENINGEN RESEARCH (WR)

Spotlight on WAGENINGEN RESEARCH (WR)

For more than a century Wageningen University & Research (WUR), which the Foundation Wageningen Research (WR) is part of, has been involved in research in the domain of healthy food and living environ...

Spotlight on ICARDA

Spotlight on ICARDA

The international center for agricultural research in the dry areas (ICARDA) is one of 15 CGIAR centers that jointly represent a global research partnership for a food secure future, dedicated to redu...

Interview with AGENT Coordinator Prof. Nils Stein

Interview with AGENT Coordinator Prof. Nils Stein

During the 2nd progress meeting in Prague in May 2022 Czech journalist did an interview with the AGENT Coordinator Prof. Nils Stein asking questions about the project:
Talks, a field visit and an in-person get-together: 2nd progress meeting of AGENT in Prague

Talks, a field visit and an in-person get-together: 2nd progress meeting of AGENT in Prague

From 10 until 12 May 2022, the AGENT project held its 2nd progress meeting. Partners were able to attend the meeting in Prague or virtually. Following many online conversations since the project start...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On 11th February 2022, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated for the 7th time. It is dedicated to showing and acknowledging the important contributions of female scientists...

DivSeek International Network: Webinar recording of AGENT flash talk now available

DivSeek International Network: Webinar recording of AGENT flash talk now available

On 21 September 2021 flash talks by project leads of the Horizon 2020 GENRES projects introduced six projects from the same call entitled “Horizon 2020 GENRES projects –Joining forces for genetic reso...

Post-Doc opportunity at CREA

Post-Doc opportunity at CREA

The Research Centre for Cereal and Industrial Crops of CREA, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, is looking for a Post-Doc Fellow for one year, renewable for additional years until the du...

International Day for Biological Diversity 2021

International Day for Biological Diversity 2021

22 May marks the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). Established by the United Nations in 1993, this global initiative aims to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues...

AGENT phenotyping data management

AGENT phenotyping data management

A webinar and a 2-day datathon have been organised to help the management of the phenotyping data.

The webinar was open to other projects and the whole community. It introduced the Minimal Informati...

AGENT features in CREA's innovation week

AGENT features in CREA's innovation week

The project partner Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l'Analisi dell'Economia Agraria - Centro di Ricerca Cerealicoltura e Colture Industriali (CREA-CI) produced a short video describing the p...

Crop Analysis Tools: Join These Upcoming Online Workshops

Crop Analysis Tools: Join These Upcoming Online Workshops

The 'German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure – de.NBI', in which several AGENT partners are actively involved, provides new online workshops inviting you to learn more about its crop analys...

DivSeek International Network: Webinar Recording from AGENT Coordinator

DivSeek International Network: Webinar Recording from AGENT Coordinator

On 8 September 2020, the DivSeek International Network invited AGENT Coordinator Prof. Nils Stein to contribute to its webinar series. In his session entitled "Genebank genomics to brigde the gap...

AGENT virtually kicks off project activities to mark successful project start

AGENT virtually kicks off project activities to mark successful project start

From 18-19 May 2020 the AGENT project was officially launched at its virtual kick-off meeting. The kick-off meeting was introduced by the scientific coordinator Prof. Nils Stein followed by short pres...

Preserving Crop Diversity for Future Generations: Launch of EU Research Project AGENT

Preserving Crop Diversity for Future Generations: Launch of EU Research Project AGENT

Large international consortium aims to improve the management of plant genetic resources through unified standards and a global gene bank network

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