Wageningen UR is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the DLO research institutes. Wageningen UR (University and Research Centre) has a staff of 6,500 and provides education and research facilities for 10,000 students from over 100 countries. Inspired by its mission ‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’, Wageningen UR [...]


The Chamber of Agriculture of Lower Saxony (CALS) is an agricultural administration and advisory institution in Lower Saxony working in the fields of agriculture, horticulture and forestry. The tasks are wide-ranging, including official appraisals, advice, research and professional training (agriculture, horticulture, forestry, dairy, farm and household economics, agro-tourism). The CALS is an independent, self-governed legal [...]


The French Chambers of Agriculture are self-governing public bodies, managed by elected representatives. Their role is on the one hand to represent the farmers and foresters to local and national authorities and on the other hand to offer a broad range of services to farmers, foresters and rural stakeholders. They work as a decentralized network [...]


The University of Antwerp (Dutch: Universiteit Antwerpen) is one of the major Belgian universities and located in the city of Antwerp. It is characterised by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. The university was founded in 2003 after the merger of the three universities that were previously known as RUCA [...]


Ulster University (Ulster) is based on four campuses in Northern Ireland with a remit for teaching and learning, research and development, academic enterprise and outreach. It employs over 3,000 staff and has an annual turnover of more than £200million. In 2013/14, over 28,700 students were enrolled on Ulster courses. Academic activity is organised around six [...]


Szent István University (SZIU), one of Hungary’s most prominent institutions of higher education, consists of seven different faculties for study and research, hosting 16,000 students. SZIU is the major agriculture oriented university of the country. The participating department is part of the Institute of Environmental Sciences which is coordinating several national and international education programs [...]


The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu ‐ RIVM) is a governmental research and knowledge institute providing policy support to the Dutch government. RIVM performs tasks to promote both public health, and a healthy and safe living environment. The main tasks of RIVM are: 1) to conduct research; [...]


Plant Research of Wageningen University and Research specialises in strategic and applied plant sciences. Research fields are genetics and reproduction, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, crop protection, crop ecology and agrosystems. Combined knowledge and experience in these fields provide for a unique range of products and perspectives for government and industry. Plant Research serves the entire [...]


The CIRCA Group Europe is an international consulting company, specialising in the application of science, technology and innovation at the company, regional, national and European levels of the economy. The CIRCA Group contributes to the Smart Economy by developing and adapting science, technology and innovation solutions that can be implemented at the company, regional, national [...]


As the Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre's mission is to provide EU policies with independent, evidence-based scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle. Working in close cooperation with policy Directorates-General, the JRC addresses key societal challenges while stimulating innovation through developing new methods, tools and standards, and sharing its know-how [...]