SAVE Foundation

Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe

SAVE Meeting 2020 in Munich

Dear Friends of SAVE Foundation and Colleagues


Our plannings for the next annual meeting are running. To be able to get a convenient conference place and accomodation, we have to put the date on the 16. (arrival) to 19. (departure in the morning) September. Please save the date. We will see the agricultural exhibition on the "Theresienwiese" on September 18., just at the date of the start of the exhibition.
Provided that the current restrictions are finished then .

Your SAVE Foundation Team

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IMAGE Information

On February 4th - 6th the last annual meeting of IMAGE (Innovative Management of Animal Genetic Resources) and the final conference of the project took place. .
A policy brief on the outcomes of IMAGE show the broad range of work and respective results:

  • Stakeholder involvement at all stages of the project
  • New approaches to use genebank material for breeding
  • Regulatory recommendations for reproductive biotechnologies for collections in national gene banks
  • Genotyping and sequencing data
  • Value of gene bank collections
  • Web portal for genebank collections
  • A multi-species SNP chip
  • Publicly available software MoBPS for using gene bank material

Also onyoutube several descriptions, interviews and presentations are available.

During the Dialogue Fora run by SAVE especially the stakeholders outside the scientific actor asked for short information sheets about important but sometimes difficult questions about the topics ""Access and Benefit Sharing Rules" and "Sanitary Regulations" in context with the exchange of
gene bank material.

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