EMPHASIS Implementation Project „EMPHASIS-GO” has started
The EU-funded project “EMPHASIS-GO” has started its activities with a kick-off meeting in Brussels on 13th of January. This project will provide key activities for moving the pan-European research infrastructure EMPHASIS towards operation within the next 36 months
Once operational, EMPHASIS is intend to provide multiple high-level services for the plant phenotyping and related communities in Europe, fostering access to facilities and technologies, enabling FAIR access to plant phenotyping data, strengthening cooperation with industry partners and supporting the dissemination of scientific results. To that end, EMPHASIS-GO will (1) develop and deploy services, (2) implement the legal, financial and organisational framework and (3) consolidate the business plan for the Operational Phase.
EMPHASIS-GO brings together 13 leading plant phenotyping institutions from eleven countries. It is a 36 months project funded with ~ 1.3 million euros by the European Union (Grant agreement ID: 101079772)