Serge Palu,

Brigitte Cabantous
Agropolis International


EU-PEARLS mid-term workshop "The Future of Natural Rubber"
14 - 15 October 2010, Montpellier, France



Date: 14-15 October 2010
Venue : Agropolis, Montpellier

The EU-PEARLS consortium (European project on the production and development of alternative sources of natural rubber) is organizing its mid-term meeting in Europe. This meeting aims to bring together around 100 researchers from academic institutes and industry, interested in all aspects of natural rubber production and use:

- plant breeding and agronomy
- biosynthesis of rubber and other isoprenoids
- processing of alternative sources
- products

The seminar is co-organised by CIRAD, the Joint Research Unit Chemical Engineering (GPEB), Agropolis International and the EU-PEARL project partners.


Download presentations from EU-PEARLS website:


Download the flyer:

Read the press release on CIRAD website:

Interview of Hans Mooibroek, coordinator EU-PEARLS consortium ("POLYMERS & TYRE ASIA" -June/July 2010):

Interview of Serge Palu on 7LTV (November 19, 2010) - in French:


Update on September 2010


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