PLANT 2030 ACADEMY
The PLANT 2030 ACADEMY fosters the professional and personal development of plant science doctoral students and early stage postdocs, funded by the BMBF. The aim is to facilitate their qualification and establishment as renowned researchers within the applied plant science community.
The activities within the PLANT 2030 ACADEMY are adapted specifically to the needs of plant scientists and complement existing offers. Online activities as well as selected events are open to the public premising registration.
Online courses, lectures and training material give the opportunity for self-paced learning.
During workshops and summer schools, early career scientists come together for specialized trainings and excursions.
Mentoring provides stimuli for personal and professional development in exchange with a more experienced mentor.
Activities and news
Plant Breeding & Variety Release
June 12-13, 2023
The workshop takes you to the Federal Plant Variety Office and the plant breeding company KWS SAAT SE. The focus of the excursions lies on understanding and discussing the development and release of new crop varieties.
Workshop & Barcamp
PLANT 2030 Status Seminar, March 20, 2023
Learn how the PLANT 2030 ACADEMY supports you, discuss your issues and get to know your peers! This is an internal workshop for all early stage scientists attending the Annual Meeting of Plant Research funded by BMBF 2023.
"Mentoring broadens the horizon"
New mentoring phase 2023
During 2023, new mentor-mentee-tandems will take the chance for a trustful exchange regarding the professional and personal development.
You are interested in the mentoring program? Check it out now!
Plan(t)s for bioeconomy
Workshop in Straubing Sep 27-28, 2022
A group of young plant researchers met in Straubing, a model region for bioeconomy.
They visited Clariant's Sunliquid pilot plant, gained insights on promising crops, discussed values and challenges - and of course met your peers again.
Photography and Image Editing
New online course: June 20-July 1, 2022
The professional photographer Matthias Baumbach will give an extensive look into the world of digital photography while sticking to the aim: better pictures with simple tricks and low budget.
The course consists of two parts, digital photography and image editing. Registration is open now.
Summer School "Hands-on plant breeding"
May 9-12, 2022
Taking place at the renowned breeding company NPZ from May 9-12, 2022, the summer school gave in depth insights into the work routines of plant breeding and hands-on training. Plant assessment, crossing and resistance testing were only few of the topics covered.