Association for European Life Science Universities

relating to agriculture, forestry, food, natural resources, rural development and the environment

We aim to enhance our members’ success in the international market place, in Europe and globally, by providing a supportive environment to share experience, to cooperate in new ventures, and to benefit from the resulting synergy.

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A network of more than 60 life science universities involved in agriculture, food, forestry, natural resources, rural development and the environment <more>

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  • Networking
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  • Representation of the interests of life sciences in Europe and globally

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News and Upcoming Events for ICA-Europe | Print |

NEWS

Nov 6: REPORT of the 8th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2018 High Tech to Feed the World Sustainably: innovation from spade to fork held at Wageningen University and Research on 25 and 26 October 2018.  See the Keynote presentations. View the Keynote Presenters' Abstracts and Short Bios

Nov 6: REPORT of the The ICA General Assembly held at 17.00 on 24 October at the Hotel de Wageningsche Berg, Wageningen prior to the start of the ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2018. See the Reports of the ICA Board, the ICA Standing Committees and the Associated Networks

Oct 28: The winners of the GCHERA World Agriculture Prizes 2018 was announced at the Award Ceremony at Nanjing Agricutlural University

Sep 29: ICA Board is pleased to announce that it is a partner in a recently funded ERASMUS + Strategic Partnership Project led by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). The INTRINSIC project will address Innovative Education for Sustainable Entrepreneurship in Life Sciences - download the flyer

Jun 18: Josef Gloessl, Chair of the ICA Bioeconomy Committee of the ICA Board, led a Workshop at the Global Bioeconomy Summit on April 20 Intrenational Cooperation in Education and Training for the Bioeconomy.  See the report of the Workshop and Next Steps of the Workshop Organising Committee.

May 29: 4th ICA-Edu Colloquium 2018 Let the Entrepreneurial Genie out of the Bottle: how to stimulate nascent entrepreneurial skills of your students which was to be held on 21 and 22 June is POSTPONED UNTIL 2019,  date will be advised in due course.


 

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

23rd IROICA Conference 2019 to be held at the University of Vic, Spain from 5 to 7 June 2019

CASEE Conference 2019 The role of life science universities in redirecting land use from threat to guardian of ecosytems to be held in Sarajevo from 12 to 15 June 2019

AGRIMBA AVA congress will be in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 17 to 21 June 2019

9th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum will be held on Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October 2019.  The ICA General Assembly will be held on Wednessday 23 October.  Details to follow

PAST EVENTS in 2018

8th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2018 High Tech to Feed the World Sustainably: innovation from spade to fork was held at Wageningen University and Research on 25 and 26 October 2018.  On the 25 October the delegates celebrated 30th Anniversary of ICA. See the keynote presentations & the prgramme

5th International ISEKI Food Conference was held from 3 to 5 July 2018, at the University of Henheim, Stuttgart, Germany

The SILVA Network Annual Conference Quality Management and Accreditation for Study Programmes in Forest Sciences and Related Disciplines was held from 27 to 29 June 2018 at the University of Padova, Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry (TESAF)

Agrinatura 2018 General Assembly and Workshop was held from 25 to 27 April at University of Hohenheim, Germany.

9th CASEE Conference Research Based Education at Life Science Universities in the Danube Region: towards a sustainable future was held from 6 to 9 June 2018 at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Bucharest

22nd IROICA Conference 2018 Beyond student exchanges: what to do to strengthen collaborations? was held from 6 to 8 June 2018 at Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland,