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Crop science



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To encourage transnational collaborative programmes in crop science in order to maximise value of investments in this area, and gain advantage from synergy in working and sharing of resources.

Key aims

  • Delivery of recommendations from the Crop Science Review including:
  • Encourage increased collaboration with European partners, and particularly INRA
  • Gain benefit from shared investment and resources o encourage translation of genomic information from models to crops
  • Initiate a smaller scale activity to set the scene for the ERA-PG initiative and other bilateral activities with French partners


  1. 5 funded projects in three collaborations with researchers in French laboratories