News in brief


Kick-off Workshop on Pesticide Residues in Cuban Soils

As part of a two-day workshop, the Cuban-Swiss team informed the various local stakeholders about the SNSF-r4d project PERECUSO.


Two International Research Projects Launched

Following ‘Soil-Q’, two further research projects with the notable participation of Agroscope researchers – ‘PERECUSO’ and ‘Bio-C’ – have been included in the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development.


Agroscope Climate Data Incorporated in the National Inventory

Long-term soil-carbon measurement series round out a detailed MétéoSuisse publication on the main climate-observation parameters in Switzerland.


‘Flexible and Equipped for the Future’

In this interview, Head of Agroscope Michael Gysi comments on the new 2018–21 Work Programme (WP 2018-21), and on how it takes account of the major challenges of the future as well as the needs of agricultural and food sector practitioners.


Two Agroscope Projects on the Use of Microbes Secure Funding from the Gebert Rüf Foundation

Agroscope has responded successfully to the Gebert Rüf Foundation’s call for research project proposals in the subject area of ‘Microbials’, which aims to support the application and innovation potential of microbes. Of the 47 projects submitted, five finalists were selected. Two of these were Agroscope projects, which will now split a total of CHF 830,000 in funding.


Human Digestion in the Test Tube - Infogest Technical Meeting in Liebefeld

For three days, Agroscope’s Liebefeld site was the meeting point for leading international scientists working on the development of in vitro methods for simulating human digestion.


Agroscope is awarded four Horizon2020 projects

Four project with Agroscope's participation submitted in the European Research Framework Programme Horizon 2020 had been successful.