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EPPN

European Plant Phenotyping Network

Networking

The EPPN project aims to develop a pan-European community focused on plant phenotyping, and organized around the EPPN phenotyping facilities. To achieve this goal, communication, networking and education will be advanced to attract existing and newly developing phenotyping platforms, users from academy and industry, developers and other leading phenotyping centers.

To reach the goal we will foster interaction and organize:

•       International Plant Phenotyping Symposia

•       Summer Schools

•       EPPN Information Workshops

•       Developer Workshops

•       Round Table Meetings

Joint Research Activities

The EPPN consortium has identified major needs related to advancement of plant phenotyping science within Europe. Joint research activities of the consortium will pursue a development and adaptation of novel sensors and methods/assays for application in plant phenotyping embedded into common IT standards. Additionally, novel approaches to sensor development, environment simulation and monitoring and data management and analysis will be made available to the community to address the specific needs of the plant phenotyping user community.

 

Transnational Access

EPPN will open existing infrastructure platforms for transnational access to the European phenotyping community in an attempt to build an integrated European research area for plant phenotyping science. Over twenty different plant phenotyping facilities from leading European Institutions will open state-of-the-art phenotyping systems and approaches to external users. The research scope of these facilities covers a wide range of approaches from chemical and tissue level over root and shoots phenotyping to field applications.

Website:  The European Plant Phenotyping Network ( EPPN)

Additional Information

EU Seventh Framework Program
 

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project number 284443


 

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