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Friday 25 September 2020

emPLANT+ is a two-year training of excellence offered by a consortium of 6 leading European universities: Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle (France), the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden), Szent Istvan University (Hungary), Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (Austria) and Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain).

The objective of emPLANT+ is to remedy to the lack of qualified highly skilled plant breeders on Master level with a training programme that combines science (biotechnologies, genetic, breeding, crop science, seed production, bioinformatics, big data), seed supply chain, project management, law (intellectual property rights), cross-cultural competence and language skills.

The academic curriculum has been designed in close collaboration with 26 associated partner from industry/companies, professional associations and research centers. emPLANT+ offers 9 study tracks in the field of plant breeding which are oriented fundamental research, applied research or seed business research, to prepare the graduates for a seamless integration in the labor market.

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