Skip to main content

PlantHUB - Boosting technology transfer and responsible research and innovation (RRI) in plant sciences

Deliverables

1 Open lab day – tools and technology to advance plant breeding

1 Open lab day – tools and technology to advance plant breeding

2 Teacher/classroom training provided by ESRs

2 Teacher/classroom training provided by ESRs. Plant Science at School is the PSC Teacher Training Programme (already in place) offers school class training and vocational training for teachers. Objective: ESRs will promote their research fields by presenting and preparing teaching materials.

30+ Publications in peer-reviewed journals and manuscripts

30+ Publications in peer-reviewed Journals and manuscripts. 3 per ESR.

10+ ESR contributions to partners newsletter, blogs and social media

10+ ESR contributions to partners newsletter, blogs and social media between M6 and M48. One per ESR.

3 Company site visits

3 Company site visits at CLAB, DSV, LEM organized.

10 PhD awarded

10 PhD awarded by ETH, UBasel or UZH.

Min. 7 individual training activities, incl. workshop offered by beneficiaries, transferable skill courses and women in science workshop

Min. 7 individual training activities, incl. workshop offered by beneficiaries, transferable skill courses and women in science workshop.

20+ Stakeholder & public engagement activities

20+ Stakeholder & public engagement activities organised between M6 and M48. Min. 2 per ESR, including stakeholder events e.g. DSV farmer workshops, open field days. Objective: Understanding stakeholder interests, concerns. Target groups: breeders, agricultural consultants, farmers and the public.

1 Public Round Table

1 Public Round Table organised.Objective: Understanding understand the needs of policy-making and public concern. Target groups: Professionals from academia, NGOs, politics and policy (e.g. farmers, extension services, agricultural schools, seed industry, forestry officials, NGOS) are invited to discuss controversial or actual topics at the interface of science and policy with some of the ESRs and the public.

1 Fascination of Plants Day

All ESR will contribute to the largest worldwide plant science outreach event (every second year on 18th of May) - the Fascination of Plants Day.

10+ Participation at industry fairs

10+ Participation at industry fairs between M6 and M48. inlcuding several ESR and beneficaries.

7 Network-wide training activities: 6 Workshops, 1 Summer school

7 Network-wide training activities including 6 Workshops and 1 Summer school organised.

1 Final event: Symposium

1 Final event: Symposium organised.

3 Annual Meetings

3 Annual Meetings organised. Including all ESR and beneficaries.

4 PlantHUB Newsletter

6 PlantHUB Newsletter published

10+ Oral & poster presentation at conferences

10+ Oral & poster presentation at conferences: between M6 and M48. One per ESR.

1 Final Report

1 Final Report submitted. Including all ESR, beneficaries and partner organisations.

1 Research Brief: recommendations for RRI in plant breeding

1 Research Brief: recommendations for RRI in plant breeding, all beneficiaries participate

1 Publication for RRI Toolbox

1 Publication for RRI Toolbox.

Publications

Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Plant Sciences.: Proceedings of the PlantHUB Summer School 2018

Author(s): Paschke, Melanie; id_orcid0000-0001-8465-0235
Published in: 1, 2020
Publisher: Melanie Paschke
DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000404539

Glucose uptake to guard cells via STP transporters provides carbon sources for stomatal opening and plant growth

Author(s): Sabrina Flütsch; Sabrina Flütsch; Matthias Thalmann; Martin Trtílek; Klára Panzarová; Jiří Fajkus; Franco Conci; Diana Santelia; Diana Santelia; Arianna Nigro
Published in: EMBO Reports, 3, 2020, ISSN 1469-3178
Publisher: EMBOpress
DOI: 10.15252/embr.201949719

Characterisation and practical use of self-compatibility in outcrossing grass species

Author(s): Claudio Cropano, Iain Place, Chloé Manzanares, Javier Do Canto, Thomas Lübberstedt, Bruno Studer, Daniel Thorogood
Published in: Annals of Botany, mcab043, 2021, ISSN 0305-7364
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcab043

Reaching Natural Growth: Light Quality Effects on Plant Performance in Indoor Growth Facilities

Author(s): Camilo Chiang, Daniel Bånkestad, Günter Hoch
Published in: Plants, Volume 9 / Issue 10, 2020, ISSN 2223-7747
Publisher: MDPI AG
DOI: 10.3390/plants9101273

Accelerated ex situ breeding of GBSS - and PTST1 -edited cassava for modified starch

Author(s): Simon E. Bull, David Seung, Christelle Chanez, Devang Mehta, Joel-Elias Kuon, Elisabeth Truernit, Anton Hochmuth, Irene Zurkirchen, Samuel C. Zeeman, Wilhelm Gruissem, Hervé Vanderschuren
Published in: Science Advances, 4/9, 2018, Page(s) eaat6086, ISSN 2375-2548
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat6086

A pseudomolecule‐scale genome assembly of the liverwort Marchantia polymorpha

Author(s): Seydina I. Diop, Oliver Subotic, Alejandro Giraldo‐Fonseca, Manuel Waller, Alexander Kirbis, Anna Neubauer, Giacomo Potente, Rachel Murray‐Watson, Filip Boskovic, Zoe Bont, Zsofia Hock, Adam C. Payton, Daniël Duijsings, Walter Pirovano, Elena Conti, Ueli Grossniklaus, Stuart F. McDaniel, Péter Szövényi
Published in: The Plant Journal, 2019, ISSN 0960-7412
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/tpj.14602

Amylopectin Chain Length Dynamics and Activity Signatures of Key Carbon Metabolic Enzymes Highlight Early Maturation as Culprit for Yield Reduction of Barley Endosperm Starch after Heat Stress

Author(s): Jose Antonio Cuesta-Seijo, Alice Jara De Porcellinis, Angela H�rdum Valente, Alexander Striebeck, Cynthia Voss, Lucia Marri, Andreas Hansson, Anita M Jansson, Malene Hessellund Dinesen, Jonatan Ulrik Fangel, Jesper Harholt, Milan Popovic, Mercedes Thieme, Anton Hochmuth, Samuel C Zeeman, Teis N�rgaard Mikkelsen, Rikke Bagger J�rgensen, Thomas Georg Roitsch, Birger Lindberg M�ller, Ilka Bra
Published in: Plant and Cell Physiology, 60/12, 2019, Page(s) 2692-2706, ISSN 0032-0781
Publisher: Oxford University Press
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcz155

Latitude and Weather Influences on Sun Light Quality and the Relationship to Tree Growth

Author(s): Camilo Chiang, Jorunn E. Olsen, David Basler, Daniel Bånkestad, Günter Hoch
Published in: Forests, 10/8, 2019, Page(s) 610, ISSN 1999-4907
Publisher: MDPI Open Access Publishing
DOI: 10.3390/f10080610

Developing Heterotic Groups for Successful Hybrid Breeding in Perennial Ryegrass

Author(s): Maximilian Vogt, Steven Yates, Timothy Sykes, Wilbert Luesink, Michael Koch, Bruno Studer
Published in: Agronomy, 10/9, 2020, Page(s) 1410, ISSN 2073-4395
Publisher: MDPI AG
DOI: 10.3390/agronomy10091410

Reaching Natural Growth: The Significance of Light and Temperature Fluctuations in Plant Performance in Indoor Growth Facilities

Author(s): Camilo Chiang, Daniel Bankestad, Günter Hoch
Published in: Plants, Volume 9 / Issue 10, 2020, ISSN 2223-7747
Publisher: MDPI AG
DOI: 10.3390/plants9101312