Plant Breeding & Variety Release – Workshop/Excursion

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Jun 12, 2023 – Jun 13, 2023 Hannover & Einbeck

Plant Breeding & Variety Release – Workshop/Excursion

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.

You will gain insights into opportunities for plant scientists to work in the private sector or at a federal office. And of course you will meet and exchange with your peers from plant research.



  • The workshop starts on June 12 at 11 am the Federal Plant Variety Office in Hannover and ends on June 13 around 4 pm at KWS in Einbeck/Wetze. Transportation between locations is provided.
  • The workshop is free of charge. However, travel and accommodation costs shall be covered individually. The costs may be reimbursed for scientists working on PLANT 2030 projects, if no grant money is left.
  • We reserved hotel rooms in Einbeck that you may book. You will get further details with the approval of your registration. 


Registration info

  • The workshop is open to all young plant scientists. In case the number of persons enrolled exceeds the capacity of the event, people working on BMBF funded projects will be prioritized.
  • Registration will open February 14. Registration closes when the maximum number of participants is reached ("first come, first serve") or latest April 13.
  • You will receive a confirmation of registration or a rejection after registration is closed, i.e. latest mid-April.
  • With a confirmatory response you will get all information on schedule, room contingent for accommodation and further organizational remarks.


Registration is open now.


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