From Lab to Farm: New EU innovation project HARNESSTOM joins forces between breeding companies, scientists and farmers

EU research initiative that aims to increase resilience and quality of tomato varieties

With a total budget of € 8,07 million, HARNESSTOM sets out over the next four years to develop more resilient tomatoes but also better quality tomatoes.

EVENTS

21/05/2024

Harnesstom partners organize the 2nd Valencian Tomato Congress

The 2nd Valencian Tomato Congress, that will take place on 30 May 2024 at the University Polytechnic of Valencia- Spain, is organized by members of the HARNESSTOM partner UPV-COMAV and will offer a unique opportunity to bring together the different actors of the traditional tomato chain to present and discuss the latest advances in research and valorization of the Valencian tomato. Another HARNESSTOM partner CSIC is also taking an active part in the organization committee and will be presenting the latest results of the project in relation to traditional varieties and their improvement.

 

Registration is free, come and join us!!!

News

07/06/2024

New and historic WIPO treaty on intellectual property, genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge

On May 24, 2024, the member states of WIPO adopted what the organization describes as a “historic” Treaty on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge. As stated by WIPO, marking a historic breakthrough that capped decades of negotiations.

 

The Treatry Document can be consulted in the following links:

 

WIPO

WIPO DOCUMENT

HARNESSTOM on twitter

 

What HARNESSTOM is about?

 

 

Video presentation of the harnesstom project

The HARNESSTOM project (Title: harnessing the value of tomato genetic resources for now and the future) has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000716.

 

The HARNESSTOM project (Title: harnessing the value of tomato genetic resources for now and the future) has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000716.

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