April 17, 2023

In Memoriam: Prof. Dr. Klaus Ammann

PRRI Steering Committee member Em. Prof. Dr. Klaus Amman passed away on 12 April 2023. Those who worked with Prof. Ammann during his time as director […]
December 9, 2022

Members of PRRI participate in the UN Biodiversity Conference 2022

Since 2005 PRRI has been actively involved in the Conferences of the Parties (‘COPs’) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Meetings of the Parties […]
June 11, 2021

In Memoriam: Dr. Behzad Ghareyazie

PRRI Steering Committee member Dr. Behzad Ghareyazie passed away on 6 June 2021. Dr. Ghareyazie joined PRRI in 2007 and has quickly gained the deep respect […]
May 7, 2021

Members of PRRI participate in the SBSTTA24 and SBI3

As part of the preparation for the UN Biodiversity Conference 2021, members of PRRI participated in the virtual meetings of: the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary […]
October 10, 2020

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 for the development of the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors

Press release: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna have discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the […]
July 3, 2020

FSN webinar “Farming, Science and the EU Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies”

In the in the first half of 2020, the European Commission adopted two related strategies: the Farm to Fork Strategy and the 2030 Biodiversity Strategy which […]
May 11, 2020

PRRI letter to EU institutions on modern biotechnology, innovation, governance and public debate

To: the President of the European Commission, Mrs Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Parliament, Mr David Sassoli. the President of the European […]
November 24, 2019

FSN event “Agricultural innovation and trade agreements in a changing climate”.

European farmers are, as farmers all over the world, faced with the daunting task of producing enough and safe food in a sustainable way and under […]