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July 23, 2024
European Parliament’s Committees elect new leadership
July 4, 2024
Euroseeds co-signs with more than 100 European associations a Joint Statement for an Ambitious FP10
July 2, 2024
OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2023-2032: rising input prices and concerns over global food security
June 26, 2024
EU Council deadlock on NGTs further delays innovation for Europe’s plant breeders and farmers
June 25, 2024
Vandals destroy Italy’s first gene-edited rice field trial
June 25, 2024
Euroseeds calls for fair competition and quality assurance in Plant Reproductive Material Regulation
June 6, 2024
Euroseeds adopts its new position paper on IP
May 28, 2024
Global seed organizations unite to tackle illegal seed practices
May 23, 2024
European Elections 2024: a call to action for millions of citizens
April 25, 2024
A coalition of stakeholders strongly supports the European Commission’s biotechnology strategy for positioning EU as a global leader in innovation
April 24, 2024
Euroseeds reiterates concerns and commitment to dialogue following European Parliament’s vote on Plant Reproductive Material
April 24, 2024
European Parliament confirms positive Vote on New Genomic Techniques; EU Council urged to embrace plant breeding innovation
April 24, 2024
European Parliament adopts amendments on Plant Health Regulation to boost plant protection across the EU
April 11, 2024
The future of EU farming depends on balanced and effective legislation on Plant Reproductive material: a letter to MEPs
April 10, 2024
Seeding tomorrow: an outlook on the past and future of the EU Farm to Fork strategy
April 2, 2024
Welcome to #Euroseeds2024 Congress! Registrations are officially open
March 26, 2024
Euroseeds welcomes the Commission’s ambition on green biotechnology with proposed actions for a more resilient European agri-food sector
March 19, 2024
Euroseeds raises serious concerns over COMAGRI vote on new rules for Plant Reproductive Material
March 12, 2024
Euroseeds expresses concerns over COMENVI report
February 7, 2024
The EU Parliament today: a positive vote for innovation and plant breeding
January 25, 2024
European Commission President von der Leyen launches strategic dialogue on agriculture
January 24, 2024
Science moves forward: ENVI Committee backs NGTs proposal
January 19, 2024
Nobel laureates and scientists rally for new genomic techniques in the European Parliament
January 11, 2024
FAO releases 15 case studies on the use of biotechnologies to meet the needs of smallholders
December 11, 2023
Broad support for plant breeding innovation at Council and EP
December 8, 2023
The crucial role of the EU in safeguarding plant breeding and seed security for a sustainable future
December 7, 2023
EC President von der Leyen addresses NGTs at the opening of the EU Agri-Food Days event
November 30, 2023
How will the NGT proposal shape future agri-food systems? A Plant ETP lunch seminar
November 30, 2023
Resilience, food autonomy and security for EU: a networking event organised by the Agri-Food Chain Coalition
November 28, 2023
Euroseeds Secretary General advocates for flexible and inclusive PRM Regulation in the EU
November 27, 2023
NGTs and organic farming: how to support the farmers’ choices? – a co-organised webinar by ASTA and Euroseeds
November 27, 2023
Euroseeds shares its views on the rejection of the Sustainable Use Regulation (SUR) by the European Parliament
November 2, 2023
Euroseeds statement on IP and NGTs
October 26, 2023
EU Commission NGT proposal triggers positive discussions in a collaborative atmosphere at a Euractiv panel
October 20, 2023
Highlights of #Euroseeds2023 congress in Malta
October 18, 2023
Commissioner Stella Kyriakides endorses new genomic techniques and plant reproductive material at the Euroseeds Congress
September 29, 2023
Almost two weeks before Euroseeds Congress 2023: check our programme online
September 13, 2023
Presenting the State of the Union 2023: #SOTEU2023
September 7, 2023
EU and UK reach political agreement on UK participation in Horizon Europe!
September 7, 2023
Member States support NGTs at the Informal Farm Council
July 5, 2023
Planting the seeds of tomorrow: European Commission unveils game-changing proposals for plant breeding innovation
June 28, 2023
Euroseeds and CropLife Europe call for science-based approach in New Genomic Techniques proposal
June 20, 2023
Euroseeds is recruiting Manager Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs
June 8, 2023
How to empower women in the agri-food system: FAO report on ‘The Status of Women in Agriculture’
May 24, 2023
Euroseeds partners host events to promote sustainable agriculture and plant breeding methods
May 24, 2023
European Commission’s SME Fund empowering small and medium-sized enterprises
May 12, 2023
European Agri-Food Chain Urges Collaboration with Commission on Sustainable Food Systems Framework
May 10, 2023
Farming and producing more sustainably is not a scientific problem – it’s a regulatory problem
April 21, 2023
Conventional-like NGT plants in need of an enabling regulatory framework: Plant ETP Open Letter
April 11, 2023
Perspectives on Future-Proofing European Food Systems Through Plant Breeding
April 3, 2023
Registrations for the Euroseeds 2023 Congress are officially open!
March 30, 2023
Exploring the new frontiers of AI: ChatGPT
March 24, 2023
Moving towards precision breeding: UK enables plant breeding innovation
February 20, 2023
New Breeding Methods -More than just a “test-tube scenario”
February 9, 2023
European Court of Justice clarifies the non-GMO status of in-vitro mutagenesis
January 31, 2023
Euroseeds expresses its concerns after CJEU ruling on pesticide emergency authorization
January 20, 2023
Euroseeds welcomes the launch of the Agricultural Crop Licensing Platform (ACLP)
January 12, 2023
Let’s welcome the International Year of Millets!
December 22, 2022
The way forward for DSI – outcomes of COP 15
December 14, 2022
EFSA suggests a detailed risk assessment for conventional-like plants derived from targeted mutagenesis and cisgenesis
December 8, 2022
Euroseeds asks for consistency in the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework discussion to prevent negative impacts on conventional plant breeding
December 7, 2022
Euroseeds shares its thoughts in the run-up to the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15)
November 30, 2022
A way forward for strengthening food systems resilience and autonomy in times of crisis
November 23, 2022
EU organisations from the food and feed sectors ask for a proportionate framework of the Sustainable Use of Plant Protection Products Regulation (SUR)
November 15, 2022
27 agri-food chain partners call for the European Commission to create an enabling framework for plants obtained by NGTs in a joint letter
November 9, 2022
Towards a sustainable plant protein and plant oil strategy for the EU
November 3, 2022
Euroseeds 2022 Congress: ‘Reconciling productivity and sustainability through innovations’
October 18, 2022
EUIPO and EPO release a study about IPR-intensive industries and economic performance in the EU
October 14, 2022
The Agri-Food Chain Coalition arranges an event about autonomy and resilience in food systems
September 30, 2022
Open reply to European Greens attempts to discredit broad scientific consensus on New Genomic Techniques (NGTs)
September 28, 2022
Euroseeds Congress 2022 is upcoming! The general and social programmes are now available
September 22, 2022
EU consultation confirms that Europeans support policy change on Novel Genomic Techniques
September 21, 2022
Global leaders pledge to cooperate for food security
September 19, 2022
Agriculture Ministers in Prague uphold food security and promote the use of plant breeding innovation for a sustainable agriculture
September 14, 2022
NGTs among potential key EU initiatives for 2023
September 5, 2022
Important aspects in communication about plant breeding and genome editing in Europe
September 1, 2022
New HORIZON EUROPE project on gene editing in plants
July 28, 2022
Happy birthday Gregor Mendel!
July 15, 2022
New STOA Report: “Genome-edited crops and 21st century food system challenges”
June 23, 2022
Euroseeds position on the Regulation on the Sustainable Use of Pesticide
May 20, 2022
A visual wrap-up of Euroseeds at ISF Congress
May 3, 2022
Impact of the Community Plant Variety Rights system on the EU economy and the environment
May 3, 2022
Learning from Euroseeds and ASTA joint event on ‘New Genomic Techniques – What benefits for SMEs in the agri-food sector?’
April 12, 2022
Key findings from EC temporary experiment for derogations on the marketing of cereal populations
April 4, 2022
Euroseeds 2022 Congress in Berlin: registrations are open!
March 25, 2022
Moving forward a potential EU strategy for plant-based protein
March 21, 2022
Euroseeds, Copa Cogeca and FEFAC demand a competitive and resilient European plant protein sector
March 7, 2022
Euroseeds statement
February 14, 2022
Euroseeds 2022 Congress in Berlin
February 4, 2022
DG SANTE proposes a 50% EU binding target on sustainable use of pesticides and fosters IPM integration
February 1, 2022
Community Plant Variety Office has a new President
January 27, 2022
Farm to Fork Strategy: How to reach the targets?
January 20, 2022
Wageningen University and Research study highlights that innovation is crucial to help reduce the negative impacts of the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies
January 12, 2022
Declaration by the Agricultural Ministers of France Julien Denormandie and of Austria Elisabeth Köstinger on Plant-Based Proteins
December 2, 2021
A Genetic Resources Strategy for Europe
October 25, 2021
Euroseeds 2021 Congress: first major event of the seed sector since the end of 2019
October 22, 2021
Euroseeds welcomes the recognition of plant breeding innovation in the Parliament report on the Farm to Fork strategy
October 20, 2021
Agri-food chain organisations welcome the EP call for a comprehensive impact assessment of the Farm to Fork strategy by EC
October 13, 2021
Charting transatlantic cooperation for a sustainable food system
October 12, 2021
Farm to Fork – It is time to listen to what the data says
October 11, 2021
One week till the Euroseeds 2021 Congress
September 27, 2021
The Euroseeds 2021 Congress programme is now available
July 7, 2021
Plant breeding in the EU: new research highlights benefits for tomato and alfalfa
July 6, 2021
European seed sector launches roadmap for a European protein plan
July 1, 2021
CEPS Task Force report ‘Towards a Resilient and Sustainable Post-Pandemic Recovery’
June 24, 2021
There is a need for New Genomic Techniques in potato breeding
June 8, 2021
Plant breeding can help make food systems nature-positive
May 21, 2021
EU Council must support immediate policy action on NGTs
May 20, 2021
Without impact assessment, no celebration of the EU Farm to Fork strategy anniversary
May 17, 2021
Plant breeding is a game changer for sustainable agriculture, new study shows
April 30, 2021
Euroseeds statement in view of the PRM study release
April 29, 2021
Commission study on Novel Genomic Techniques confirms the urgent need for policy change
April 7, 2021
Euroseeds 2021 Congress: registration is open!
March 30, 2021
New book sets out plant breeding innovation’s contribution to sustainability
March 24, 2021
CropBooster-P survey on communication to future-proof European crops has been launched!
March 22, 2021
European Group on Ethics recommends a differentiated approach to “Ethics of Genome Editing”
March 19, 2021
60th Anniversary of CIOPORA and UPOV Convention
February 10, 2021
Celebrating the International Day of Women in Science
January 13, 2021
Euroseeds featured in the European Associations Digital Report
December 17, 2020
Europeans prioritise taste, food safety and cost over sustainability concerns when purchasing food
December 4, 2020
Seed Treatment Workshop
December 3, 2020
Comitology Reform Threatens Innovation
November 25, 2020
Webinar “Breeding for sustainability?”
November 5, 2020
Genome Editing for Crop Improvement | ALLEA Symposium Report
October 14, 2020
Successful 1st Euroseeds fully-fledged Virtual Congress
October 8, 2020
The “Nobel World” acknowledges the huge potential of genome editing
October 1, 2020
Euroseeds2020 Virtual Congress: final programme and virtual platform landing page available!
September 25, 2020
PBI Survey published in Frontiers in Plant Science
September 23, 2020
The Euroseeds2020 Congress programme is now available
September 9, 2020
ePhyto to facilitate international agricultural trade
September 9, 2020
Book your spot now for Euroseeds 2020 Virtual Congress!
September 8, 2020
Much ado about nothing, really!
August 26, 2020
CIOPORA, AIPH, Euroseeds and Plantum Request Revision of the Council Regulation on Community Plant Variety Rights
August 20, 2020
Euroseeds2020 on-site Congress in Malta is cancelled and turned into a full Virtual Congress
July 23, 2020
Second Birthday of the ECJ ruling – two years of “rest in peace” for Plant Breeding Innovation
May 18, 2020
Euroseeds welcomes limitation of patentability by European Patent Office
April 22, 2020
Euroseeds statement on COVID-19 and the EU’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies
April 1, 2020
Euroseeds welcomes the publication of the roadmap for the Farm to Fork strategy
March 31, 2020
Production and movement of seed under coronavirus restrictions
March 25, 2020
Farmer’s Pride project – Network Proposal published
February 4, 2020
2020 declared International Year of Plant Health
January 13, 2020
26 business organizations support a Commission study on “novel genomic techniques” and express their hope for more enabling regulations
January 9, 2020
December 13, 2019
Celebrating Plants together: International Fascination of Plants Day
December 10, 2019
New EU plant health rules
December 5, 2019
Discover the future(s)! Four scenarios for future-proof crops
December 2, 2019
The Agri-Food Chain Coalition sets priorities for the EU institutions
November 19, 2019
Growing the Future Together: breeders and farmers underline the importance of plant breeding innovation for sustainable agriculture
November 15, 2019
Promoting seed choice for smallholder farmers
October 18, 2019
Euroseeds 2019: an outstanding congress with a new record of presence
October 14, 2019
New Implementation Guide on the EU Plant Health Regulation
October 10, 2019
Euroseeds Statement on the Citizens Initiative: “Grow scientific progress: crops matter!”
September 23, 2019
93 European associations call for an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme
September 11, 2019
Climate change threatens future of farming in Europe
September 2, 2019
The global need for plant breeding innovation
August 1, 2019
Can we feed the world without destroying the planet?
July 25, 2019
European scientists join their forces to enable the potential of genome editing
June 24, 2019
EU Commissioner Andriukaitis on the potential of gene editing
June 6, 2019
Project on durum wheat to improve reference collections
May 29, 2019
Misinterpretations about climate resilience and adaptability of modern wheat
May 17, 2019
Celebrate with us the Fascination of Plants Day!
May 9, 2019
Update: 26 European business organisations ask the EU for pro-innovation rules for plant breeding
April 18, 2019
CRISPRcon: Conversations on Science, Society and the Future of Gene Editing
April 1, 2019
Euroseeds Congress 2019: registration opens today!
March 15, 2019
EIPIN Innovation Society project: Mid-term review by the European Commission

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