The EU-funded GeneBEcon project and the Cyprus University of Technology are organizing the Science-Policy Symposium about New Genomic Techniques in Plants and Microalgae and their impact on agriculture, aquaculture, food security and bioeconomy. The Symposium will be held at the Municipal Cultural Centre Panos Solomonides, Limassol, Cyprus on October 6th, 2023, from 09:00 – 14:00. The Symposium will be held under the auspices of Cyprus’ Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.
The Symposium is addressed to governmental officials and policy makers from Cyprus, EU and neighboring countries, food industry representatives, agriculture and aquaculture representatives, researchers, academics and students.
Cyprus has introduced several initiatives to boost its agriculture and NGTs could be one of them, since the sector of potato agriculture is one of the most important (40% of raw agricultural products) and high on exports to the EU.PressRelease-En-20230907_CUT_Symposium_CT-revision1