25th June 2021

Plant breeding 2 fight hunger

Plant breeding is the art and science of crop improvement.To feed an additional 3 billion people by 2050, foodproduction needs to double while using less land, […]
25th June 2021

Speaking Science

A training for biotechnology scientists to communicate effectively and proactively about their research.
25th June 2021

“Green Enlightenment” webinar by Marc Van Montagu

In this inaugural webinar, Marc Van Montagu talked about Science as a fundamental tool to understand life in general and human societies in particular. Observations on […]
24th June 2021


Biotechnology, biofortification and healthy diets: food systems’ interventions for enhanced nutrition.In this new Plant B+B Online Cafe, we featured the scientific views of Prof Dr. Dominique Van […]
5th May 2021

Public debate: Climate Change Is Real. Now What Should We Do About It?

Practical information: The debate ‘Climate change is real. Now what should we do about it?’ is live-streamed from Vooruit in Ghent, Belgium on Tuesday 11 May, […]
22nd January 2021

Career Opportunities: Professor in Plant Breeding (17468)

The faculty of bioscience engineering at the University of Ghent is seeking to fill a tenure track position of Associate Professor in Plant Breeding. This position is funded by the Special Research Fund, for a period of 5 years with a focus on research and with a teaching load limited to no more than 8 ECTS credits per semester on average over a period of 3 years.
22nd December 2020

Plant B+B Officially Launched

On the 1st of December, IPBO officially launched the Plant B+B project with an online inception meeting. During this event, we had the chance to present […]