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21 Aug 2020

ONLINE Training Course: Methods of Microorganism Detection in Soil, Water and Food (9th, 10th and 16th, 17th October 2020)

SIMBA partners are happy to announce the first SIMBA training course that will take place online over four days (9-10th, 16-17th) in October 2020. The online course will focus on Methods of Microorganisms Detection in Soil, Water and Food.

See course flyer here

Course overview

How can microorganism and the microbiome be utilised to increase plant resilience and sustainability throughout the food system? During this free online training course, you will learn about the microbiome, and methods to detect and apply microorganism in soil, water and food to support more sustainable agriculture and food production through the implementation of novel biofertilizers (microbial consortia), and more efficient delivery methods (biochar, amendments, nanomaterials). This training course is organised by University of Parma (UNIPR), with lectures taught by experts from the SIMBA project, as well as international guests.

Date and Time: Friday 9th – Saturday 10th October, Friday 16th October – Saturday 17th October. Friday modules run from 13:00 – 18:00 and Saturday modules run from 09:00 – 13:00. Please note all times are set in Central European Summer Time.

Details on Registration

To register your interest in the SIMBA Training Course on Methods of Microorganism Detection in Soil, Water and Food, please complete in full:

Email both forms to the Scientific Coordinator of training course Prof Nelson Marmiroli ( and School Secretary Prof Elena Maestri ( Please indicate SIMBA/Training Course 1 application in the email subject line.


 For more information please VISIT the SIMBA training course webpage for more details:  CLICK HERE