CHIC – Chicory as a multipurpose crop for dietary fibre and medicinal terpenes

CHIC explores the interactions between technological potential and societal acceptance of modern plant breeding.

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What is CHIC?

Chicory as a multipurpose crop for dietary fibre and medicinal terpenes (CHIC) is a research and innovation project supported through the EU Horizon 2020 funding programme.

The €7.3 million project supports the establishment of a responsible innovation pathway for the development and application of New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBTs) for chicory as a multipurpose crop for the production of high-value consumer products, in line with societal needs and concerns. The consortium includes SMEs, an industrial partner, non-profit organizations and research institutes from 11 European countries and one from New Zealand.

Program: H2020 - Call BIOTEC07-2017

New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBT) in molecular farming: Multipurpose crops for industrial bioproducts

Duration

54 months

Budget

7.3 millions €

Website

www.chicproject.eu

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