Health Checks and Smart Treatments for Our Plants - Milano (Italy)

This conference accompanied by the dedicated workshop is one of the European Commission's, DG RTD, EXPO events addressing global food security and nutrition.

The event will be held at the EU Pavilion on 15 July 2015, from 10:30 to 19:30.

The conference gives an overview of practicaloutputs of EU funded research of the Seventh Framework program (FP7) on Plant Health and Plant Protection related issues.

Presentations of the objectives and the results of certain EU funded FP7 projects will be given in the morning and early afternoon. 
Late afternoon, tangible outputs of these projects will be demonstrated on the spot.

In parallel to the conference, a workshop of invited experts in the field, including industry/SMEs will focus on Xylella fastidiosa. In view of the recent outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa in the south of Italy, this workshop will act as a forum to identify the role that research and innovation can play in tackling this pest worldwide. The first conclusions of the workshop will be presented in the conference in the afternoon during the conclusion session.

Registration for the conference is now open here.

Consult the agenda of the conference pdf - 137 KB [137 KB] .

Starting date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ 2007-2013) under the grant agreement n°265865- PURE