The project group Science, Technology and Innovation Network Groningen for Sustainability (
) in cooperation with the Rathenau Instituut, Solynta, Kramp Varsseveld and WUR, received an NWO-grant of €375.000 to research h ybride potato breeding (‘the seed-potato’) in the project
“Responsible innovation in Dutch potato breeding” . With additional funding, the amount invested in this project comes to a total of € 400.000.
STINGS is a multidisciplinary project group of the University of Groningen. It consists of scientists of the Science & Society Group (FNW) and Globalisation Studies Groningen and is supported by the Ubbo Emmius Fund.
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The University of Groningen (UG) has permanently closed the project aimed at creating a branch campus in Yantai. Discussions were held with China Agricultural University, the city of Yantai and the Province of Shandong.
Offers of cheap single train tickets through retailers such as Kruidvat or Etos have a positive impact on the number of kilometres travelled by rail. This impact is much bigger than that of more general TV, newspaper or magazine advertising. However,...