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News & Events

  • DISCO @ the International Carotenoid Symposium in Utah
    From June 29 to July 4, 2014 more than 200 scientists met at the International Carotenoid Symposium (ICS) in Park City, Utah (USA). Team members from the DISCO project were among the participants and presented their research at this internationally renowned event. Prof. Carmen Socaciu, scientific director of Proplanta and Prof. Joseph Hirschberg, Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,...
  • Utilising plant biodiversity to identify bioactives
    Prof Paul Fraser, project coordinator, presented the EU-FP7 DISCO project at the BBSRC-network for industrial biotechnology and bioenergy (NIBB) for high value chemical from plants (HVCfP) in York (UK) on 18th June 2014. “This illustrated the EUs commitment to the development of renewable sources for valuable chemicals and materials and the role the DISCO consortium is playing in this...
  • Planning for the Future
    Successful DISCO Kick-Off at Cumberland Lodge, UK