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

ICA benefits individuals, institutions and life sciences as a whole

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News and Upcoming Events for ICA-Europe | Print |

NEWS

Apr 15: 4th ICA-Edu Colloquium 2018 Let the Entrepreneurial Genie out of the Bottle: how to stimulate nascent entrepreneurial skills of your students will be held on 21 and 22 June at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Leuven, Belgium. See the detailed progarmme and REGISTER

Apr 15: 8th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2018 High Tech to Feed the World Sustainably: innovation from spade to fork will be held at Wageningen University and Research on 25 and 26 October 2018.  On the 25 October we will celebrate 30th Anniversary of ICA. See the Focus of the Forum - detailed prgramme to follow. The ICA Generl Assembly will be held at 17.00 on 24 October.

Apr 12: Josef Gloessl, Chair of the ICA Bioeconomy Committee of the ICA Board, is leading a Workshop at the Global Bioeconomy Summit on April 20 Intrenational Cooperation in Education and Training for the Bioeconomy.  A report will be circulated in due course.

Feb 1: Nominate a colleague for the GCHERA World Agricutlure Prize 2018. Two prizes will be awarded in 2018 each of 100,000 USD. Please circulate the flyer in your networks. Clsoing date for nominations is 30 April 2018.

 

 
Upcoming Events ICA-Europe

Agrinatura 2018 General Assembly and Workshop to be held from 25v 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 to be 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? to be held from 6 to 8 June 2018 at Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland,

4th ICA-Edu Colloquium 2018 Let the Entrepreneurial Genie out of the Bottle: how to stimulate nascent entrepreneurial skills of your students will be held on 21 and 22 June at the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Leuven, Belgium. See the detailed progarmme and REGISTER

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

5th International ISEKI Food Conference to be held from 3 to 5 July 2018, in Stuttgart, Germany

8th ICA Rectors and Deans Forum 2018 will be held at Wageningen University and Research on 25 and 26 October 2018.  On the 25 October we will celebrate 30th Anniversary of ICA. Full details to follow

PAST ICA & ICA STANDING COMMITTEE EVENTS in 2017

The 2017 ICA Rectors and Deans Forum  Life Science Universities Deliver Impact in Addressing the Sustainable Development Goals was held at the Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium on 19 and 20 October 2017 - See the detailed programme and presentations  and the SUMMARY of the discussions prepared by Alex Evans.

ISLE and the University of Valladolid Conference Sustainable Food Value Chains was held on 27 June 2017 at the University of Valladolid, Spain. More details to follow.

SILVA Network conference, Forests for university education: examples and experiences was held at the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague from 26 to 28 June 2017

5th AGRIMBA-AVA Conference Aspects and Vision of Applied Economics and Informatics was held on 19 to 24 June 2017 at the University of Debrecen, Hungary

3rd ICA Edu Colloquium 2017 Delivering graduates to meet the challenges of sustainable development goals – embedding the development of sustainable and ethical values in the curriculum was held at the University of Zagreb from 13 to 14 June 2017.  See the Focus

21st IROICA Conference, Halfway Through the Erasmus+ Adventure, was held at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, BOKU from 7 to 9 June 2017

The 8th CASEE International Conference, Sustainable Development in Europe – Cooperation between Science and Practice. What's the position of Central and South Eastern Europe? was held at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW from 14 to 16 May 2017

AGRINATURA Annual Meeting & General Assembly Mutual prosperity why North and South need each other was held at Swedish Univesity of Agricutlural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden from 26 - 28 April 2017