PRLog - Aug. 2, 2011 - VEGEPOLYS, the international plant cluster of excellence based in Western France, has launched a major European competition in plant-variety innovation in association with the SIVAL trade show (in Angers). The 2012 competition will be open to European plant breeders, whether they are exhibitors or not: VEGEPOLYS, SIVAL and French magazine Réussir Fruits & Légumes will award the prize for innovation in plant variety.
The SIVAL trade show is due to take place between 17 and 19 January 2012 in Angers (in Western France). It is the only trade show that brings together, among other plant companies, all the edible-seeds companies established in France.
To take part in the competition, companies must go to the SIVAL website (www.sivaldor.com)
The winning company will be entitled to highlight its prize, as part of its own communications with business players and the media. Since the prize will be awarded at SIVAL, the product will also be exhibited at a dedicated venue within the trade show.
The SIVAL trade show will take place between 17 and 19 January 2012 in Angers (in Western France), and is open to those involved in specialist crop sectors.
To take part in the competition organised by VEGEPOLYS in partnership with SIVAL, companies must go to the SIVAL website (www.sivaldor.com)
For further information about SIVAL, please go to: www.sival-angers.com
VEGEPOLYS is a cluster of excellence which groups plant companies and leading expert organisations in Pays-de-la-Loire (in Western France) such as INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research), Agrocampus Ouest INHP (Institute for Life, Food and Horticultural Sciences, and Landscaping)
VEGEPOLYS develops projects that take into account current and expected changes in society worldwide, which means that it favours the development of environmentally friendly plant varieties that contribute towards human well-being. More particularly, VEGEPOLYS covers issues such as plant-variety innovation; the sanitary quality of seeds and plants; and, also, the design and development of urban and suburban landscapes.
For further information about VEGEPOLYS, please go to: www.vegepolys.eu
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