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14 November 2018

ScanOats 2nd workshop: "Oat for a sustainable agriculture".

Venue: SLU, Alnarp

Confirmed speakers are Anders Jonsson (ScanOats WP3 leader), Alf Ceplitis (Lantmännen oat breeder) and Georg Carlsson (SLU Researcher).

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2 May 2018

ScanOats 1st workshop: "From idea to market - Turning those brilliant research ideas into commercial products". Lund, Sweden. Confirmed speakers are Tomas Dahlman/Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Emma Nordell/Lantmännen, Sofia Ehlde/Oatly, Peo Crona/Swedish Oat Fiber, Olof Olsson/CropTailor, Gunilla Önning/Probi, Dan Henriksson/Awapatent, Per Mercke/Lund University Innovation System and Nicholas Jacobsson/SLU Holding.

Workshop program

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Register before 23 April!

15-16 March 2018

Workshop "Promoting plant science in Sweden" in Lund. ScanOats Research Coordinator Dennis Eriksson will present ScanOats. More information and registration here.

13-17 Jan 2018

PAG XXVI - the Largest Ag-Genomics Meeting in the World. PAG brings together over 3,000 leading genetic scientists and researchers in plant and animal research, and over 130 exhibits, 150 workshops, 1100 posters and over 1800 abstracts, in San Diego, CA, USA.

Do not miss Nick Sirijovski from ScanOats giving a presentation on the plans for a hexaploid oat genome.

30 Nov 2017

Nordgen (Nordic Genetic Resource Center) is organizing two seminars that are open for everyone to attend. Olof Olsson, leader for the ScanOats work package "New oat varieties", has been invited to present ScanOats.

13.05 Introduction to meeting/speakers (Ahmed Jahoor)

13.15 Bo Gertsson, Lantmännen Lantbruk, "Public support for plant breeding; background and latest development"

13.55 Olof Olsson, LTH, "ScanOats"

Venue: SLU Alnarp, seminar room at Horticum. For more information, please contact Ida Lager at

21 Nov 2017

ScanOats Research Coordinator Dennis Eriksson presenting ScanOats at meeting in Lund with IBMA – Nätverket för biomedicinska analytiker i Skåne.

13 Nov 2017

Genomic big data company NRGene visiting Lund and giving a seminar “NRGene tools for identification and management of genomic diversity – genome de novo assembly and beyond”.

8 Nov 2017

Hushållningssällskapet is arranging a workshop "Lantbrukarkonferens 2017 - Lantbruk i ett förändrat klimat" in Örebro. Dennis Eriksson, ScanOats Research Coordinator, is invited to present ScanOats as the new strategic investment in oat.

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