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  • Register now! 8th International Congress on “Pigments in Food 2016” (PIF2016)
    The registration for PIF2016 is now open! The 8th International Congress on “Pigments in Food 2016” (PIF2016) will be held in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) from 28 June to 1 July 2016. For more details please visit the website: http://pif2016.usamvcluj.ro/ Abstract submission for PIF2016 ends on 30 January 2016. Email notification of contributed presentation acceptance will be provided no later than...
  • DISCO presentation at the 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion
    A poster with results obtained in the DISCO project was presented by Lothar Driller and María Eugenia Martínez (Fraunhofer Chile Research) at the 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion held in Viña del Mar (Chile) from 15-18 November 2015.
  • Successful mid-term evaluation of DISCO
    2nd Progress Meeting & Review meeting held in Brussels, Belgium
  • Where do we stand? DISCO progress since the start of the project
    After the first half of the DISCO project, already a number of important tasks have been achieved by the DISCO consortium. An executive summary submitted with the 1st Periodic report provides an overview on the project’s context and objectives, highlights the results achieved within DISCO and gives an outlook on the project’s long term vision and impact.
  • DISCO poster presentation at the 2nd Synthetic Biology Congress
    Gianfranco Diretto from the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA), partner institution in the DISCO project, presented a poster at the 2nd Synthetic Biology Congress in London (UK). The poster titled "Metabolic Engineering of carotenoids in potato affects ABA metabolism and tuber shelf-life” also included results which have been...
  • SOL 2015 conference – the ideal platform for dedicated Solanaceae researchers
    From 25-29 October 2015 the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) opens its doors for the 12th Solanaceae Conference (SOL 2015) in Bordeaux (France). The event will address the latest scientific research on Solanaceae, ranging from biodiversity, genetics and plant development and breeding. Researchers’ part of the DISCO project will talk at the SOL 2015 conference: Marilise...
  • DISCO presentation at the fourth Annual Conference of the COST Action QualityFruit
    The DISCO coordinator Paul Fraser (Royal Holloway and Bedford New College) presented the DISCO project at the 4th Annual Conference of the COST ACTION FA1106 QUALITYFRUIT taking place from September 27-30, 2015 in Lisbon (Portugal). Paul Fraser’s presentation entitled “From discovery to products: a next generation pipeline for the sustainable generation of high-value plant products from...