JIC is widely regarded as an international leader in plant science and genetics, with fundamental and applied crop research happening every day.
With presentations and demonstrations all happening in the field, this is your chance to put all your questions to JIC scientists and experience the exciting research and innovation before it enters the R&D pipeline and ends up in a commercial field near you.
Leading researchers will be at hand to discuss their findings with you. From disease resistance to grain quality and climate resilience, the JIC Breeders’ Day is all about interacting, exchanging and discussing ways in which to maximise the impact of the research and innovations underway at the world-renowned John Innes Centre.
Who this is for:
This is an exclusive opportunity for all Agri-TechE members interested in getting an insight into crop research that will soon be translated into practice, as well as early-career individuals and professionals as part of the Early-Career Innovators' Forum (ECIF) Programme.
Farmers – Get a sneak peek of the key traits JIC researchers are working on and could end up in varieties on the Recommended List in the next five to ten years.
Tech developers – See for yourself how your commercial solution or rising idea has the potential to complement the research showcased and discuss potential collaborations with scientists.
Early-Career individuals & professionals – Understand how genetic research is makign adifference, and meet with early-career researchers working at JIC. You will earn 5 ECIF points by attending this event.
Why should I attend:
- To learn more about the latest crop research innovation happening at the John Innes Centre
- To network with world-leading researchers and other stakeholders present
- To discuss the practical applications and commercial potential of the research on show