Within the framework of the General Assembly of ESA European Seed Association, the first results of a European study on the "socio-economic value of plant breeding in Europe" will be presented. The study, commissioned by the "European Technology Platform Plants for the Future" and carried out by the renowned HFFA Research Institute in Berlin, analyses the socio-economic value of plant breeding at European level, describing important effects on across societal discussions and defined goals.
ESA and Saatgut Austria are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the study’s preliminary results in the context of the ESA General Assembly. After the Annual Meeting ESA’s Secretary-General, Garlich von Essen, and the Chairman of Saatgut Austria, Michael Gohn, are available to the media at a press conference titled "The current situation of the seed industry in Europe and Austria".
Tuesday, 13. October 2015
Hilton am Stadtpark, Am Stadtpark 1, 1030 Wien
General Assembly: 14:00 to 16:00 (Klimt Room)
Press Conference: 16:30 to 17:00 (Klimt Room)
Take this opportunity to get a better idea of the European seed industry, which this year holds its Annual Meeting in Vienna. More than 900 participants are expected.

ESA is looking forward to welcoming you and asks you to confirm your attendance by 12/10/2015 for accreditation to Michaela Hebein at presse@saatgut-austria.at or 01 235 0422-70. Attendance is only possible with prior accreditation!