Are you interested to source the biochemical diversity of the plant kingdom as a contribution to a sustainable green economy and for the production of high value chemicals? Our partner Wageningen University & Research is looking for an experienced scientist with a proven interest in metabolic pathways, preferably in plants. The scientist will implement new […]
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Don’t miss our new leaflet where we explain the main objective of CHIC project: To breed chicory roots to bring health products to the society! Download the new leaflet.
On Monday, 14th October 2019, the science programme FUTURIS, from the Euronews channel, made a documentary about the CHIC project. They made several interviews to some of our partners and they also explained the benefits of implementing new plant breeding techniques, in chicory breeding, to convert it into a multipurpose crop and to obtain high […]
IBISS, partner in CHIC Project worked on organizing the presentation regarding the results of our CHIC Project, though team member Jovana Petrovic directly participated in this manifestation. On September 27th 2019, Jovana Petrovic from University of Belgrade, Institute for Biological Research “Siniša Stanković“, National Institute of Republic of Serbia presented knowledge gained so far on […]
On Friday 27th of September, 2019 Fondazione Edmund Mach (partner in H2020 CHIC project) made an exhibition of CHIC project. University and school students, retired people and families could see in vitro cultures and protoplasts through the microscope and do some tasting of our nice CHIC products.
On 11 September 2019 Michiel de Both (KeyGene) visited the Vikki Plant Science Centre of the University of Helsinki (Finland), to give a seminar as an invited speaker in their seminar series in plant science. The seminar covered genome editing technology in crop plant breeding, as well as the CHIC program, and was attended by ~80 […]
During the night of September 27th the Museum of Science in Trento (MuSe) will be part of the European Researchers’ Night 2019, and it will host the staff from Fondazione Edmund Mach (FEM) to talk about their research topics. The event is free and open to all the people, from kids to elderlies, starting from […]
We already have our 1st CHIC piece of art. The CHIC – animation created by artist Jakub Kaczmarek with ASSF/Art & Science Node. We hope you enjoy it!
During the 20th and 21st of June, the CRISPRcon conference was organised by Wageningen University and Research and the Keystone Policy Centre in Wageningen, The Netherlands. The objective of the conference was to foster discussions about the future of CRISPR and related gene editing technologies across a variety of applications in agriculture, health, conservation and […]
The 3rd CHIC General assembly was held in Madrid during the 27th and 28th of May, 2019. During this meeting the 1st results of the project were presented to the project partners. The new artists, to be engaged in the “Artists in Residence CHIC program”, presented themselves to the consortium as well as their most […]
This project has received funding from the EU Horizon 2020 research & innovation programme under grant agreement N. 760891.