Meet our Host Organisations

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PLANT FELLOWS has predefined 13 European and 7 international universities and research institutes and 3 industries as host organisations on the basis of their excellence in higher education and plant research.

Please click on the country flags to learn more about the research portfolios of the 23 host organisations.

The research portfolios contain research focus, interdisciplinary research oulooks as well as contact details of the eligible principal investigators.

University of Zurich Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia
ETH Zurich Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
University of Basel Stellenbosch University
Czech Academy of Sciences, Insitute of Botany Graduate School of Experimental Plant Sciences
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology Kyoto University, Center for Ecological Research
University of Milan National Institute for Basic Biology
Umeå Plant Science Centre Pohang University of Science and Technology
Technical University of Lisbon Bayer CropScience
University of Leeds University of Cologne
Max-Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry University of Stirling


PLANT FELLOWS is centrally managed at the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center (PSC), a competence center in the area of plant sciences. Thus the PSC members of the following three Swiss universities: the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich and the University of Basel are eligible as principal investigators.

If you want to learn more about the diverse research groups at the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center please visit the Swiss Plant Science Web. All researchers listed and marked with the label "eligible for PLANT FELLOWS" are available as principal investigators in Switzerland.