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Europe plant biotechnology today and tomorrow

Objective

The project will address the topic of plant biotechnology as part of the European Science and Technology Week program. The project will deal with the key issues lauding public concerns. The main aim of the project is to communicate with the public the importance of research and its application to their daily lives. The project will help with increasing the appreciation and acceptance of appropriate technologies in our society in order to aid future socio-economic development in the EU. The deliverables of the project will be a documentary film about plant biotechnology and a Europe-wide video-linked conference on the topic. Through the chosen deliverables, the project will provide useful information and reference material to media, educational institutions, opinion makers and other interested parties. The project will include representatives from various regions of Europe and different expertise background.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
Address

85350 Freising
Germany

Participants (10)

BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
United Kingdom
Address
Savile Row 23
W1S 2EZ London
BRITISH BROADCASTING SERVICE
United Kingdom
Address
Perry Building, Walton Hall
MK7 6BH Milton Keynes
CAMBRIDGE BIOMEDICAL CONSULTANTS LIMITED
United Kingdom
Address
Lansdowne House, City Forum, 250 City Road
EC1V 2QZ London
CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Address
2,José Gutiérrez Abascal 2
28006 Madrid
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG
Germany
Address
38,Hammer Strasse 220
48153 Muenster
DEUTSCHES MUSEUM
Germany
Address
Museumsinsel 1
80538 Muenchen
NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
Germany
Address
Josephspitalstrasse 15
80331 Muenchen
PROBIO PARTNERS VOF
Netherlands
Address
Meerweg 6
Overschild
ROYAL BELGIAN INSTITUTE FOR NATURAL SCIENCES
Belgium
Address
29,Rue Vautier 29
1000 Bruxelles
VISIONS UNLIMITED
Germany
Address
Wandlet Strasse 9
80805 Muenchen