This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 772787.

SMARTER Training School: “Using Genetics and Modelling to Improve Resilience and Efficiency in Small Ruminants”

The SMARTER training school “Using Genetics and Modelling to Improve Resilience and Efficiency in Small Ruminants” will be held in Toulouse (France) from 27th to 30th of March (4 full days).  The school will delve into the strategies and tools used within SMARTER, allowing attendees to better understand how genetic selection can help improve resilience and […]

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National Round Table in UK!

On 7th December 2022 the partners  SRUC, UEDIN, TEXELS and AbacusBio  organised the National Round Table (NRT) in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The purpose of the NRT is to reach all relevant stakeholders within each country (end-users, sheep and goat farmers, breeding, (inter)-professional organizations, training people, wide society) to the same table for presenting and discussing […]

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Six National Round Tables available material!

Ten National Round Tables (NRT) are organised at regional level in the following SMARTER countries: Uruguay, Switzerland, UK, Spain, France, Italy, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, and Norway. The purpose is to reach all relevant stakeholders within each country (end-users, sheep and goat farmers, breeding, (inter)-professional organizations, training people, wide society) to the same table for presenting […]

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The 7th SMARTER newsletter is now available!

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Postdoc researcher position available at INRAE!

The research unit INRAE GABI  is looking for a postdoc researcher to work on animal breeding schemes design and modelisation to promote resilient agroecological production system. The position is located at INRAE Jouy-en-Josas, France and is for 24 months. The successful candidate will be more specifically in charge of: Developing conceptual models of animal breeding […]

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The Climate Action Award: another SMARTER synergy!

Another good news related to the synergies that SMARTER is causing in Uruguay. An Uruguayan Merino farmer Gabriela Bordabehere (from La Soledad farm) and Gucci received The Climate Action Award at Milan Fashion Week SS2023. Gabriela´s farm together with other sheep producers are part of Nativa Regenerative Agriculture program (from Chargeurs Luxury Materials and Lanas Trinidad), in partnership with Gucci and supported […]

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Breaking News !! SMARTER goes to Qatar to play the 2022 football world cup !!

The Uruguayan national team will dress men suits made of superfine wool from Uruguayan producers with whom INIA worked for more than 20 years. The idea was proposed during the Uruguayan SMARTER Round Table held on 21-22 April 2022 organized by INIA. A great collateral effect of SMARTER project. So let’s go Celeste!

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Post-doctoral position at INRAE!

A Post-doctoral position on epigenetic footprints of environmental changes and epigenetic inheritance is available within the European project GEroNIMO. The position is full time for 3 years and based in Toulouse, France. The successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary environment of geneticists, bioinformaticians and biostatisticians. Deadline: 1st October 2022. For more information and application read […]

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Our farewell to Carole

We are deeply saddened to announce that Carole Moreno Romieux passed away recently. On behalf of GenPhySE colleagues, the SMARTER project and all those who knew her, we would like to express our deepest condolences to her husband and two daughters. Carole was a brilliant researcher, recognized by her peers around the world, and appreciated […]

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SMARTER Fourth Annual Meeting!

León, Spain 18-19 May 2022 SMARTER has held its fourth annual meeting between the 18th and 19th May 2022. This was the second in person meeting which the SMARTER project has done since the first one in Edinburgh. This is great as past meetings had to be done online due to the ongoing sanitary situation. […]

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