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FruitBreedomics KOM 29-03-2011 2 governing bodies


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FruitBreedomics KOM 29-03-2011 2 governing bodies

  1. 1. Fruit Breedomics Governing Bodies 29th March 2011 Angers, France
  2. 2. Roles of the governing bodies
  3. 3. General Assembly <ul><li>The General Assembly is the decision-making body of the project. Chaired by the project coordinator, it is composed of one representative per partner, each having one vote for decision making. </li></ul><ul><li>The General Assembly will be responsible for the strategic and political orientation of the Project: overall direction of all activities, budget revision, incorporation of new contractors, measures towards defaulting partners. </li></ul><ul><li>The General Assembly will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyse performance indicators, activities balanced scorecards and all other relevant information provided by the Executive Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take into account analysis on the evolution of the context in which the project is carried out, notably, scientific, legal, societal, economic aspects, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meetings of the General Assembly are held once a year, unless the interest of the project may require intermediate meetings. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Role and rules of functioning of ExCom <ul><li>12 members </li></ul><ul><li>Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Executive Committee (ExCom) is the decision-implementing body of the project. It makes sure that the strategy adopted for the Project is preserved. The ExCom is in charge of the operational management of all the activities of the Project. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Role and rules of functioning of ExCom <ul><li>Among other tasks, the ExCom is especially in charge of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>controlling the execution of the project with regards to the project road map, identifying and assessing risks, providing contingency plans, and monitoring corrective actions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reviewing the deliverables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>validating project results and making suggestion regarding their potential implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>preparing the decisions to be taken by the General Assembly (concerning the description of work, budget and allocation of the contribution, etc.) and ensure that these decisions are properly implemented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>arbitrating on deadlock situations occurring within Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>surveying Intellectual Property issues and, if needed by the detection of a potential problem, decide the creation of an Intellectual Property Use and Dissemination Committee to help the ExCom to take appropriate decisions on these issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>surveying ethical and gender issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the financial management of the workpackages </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Stakeholder Advisory Board <ul><li>Composition of the Fruit Breedomics Stakeholder Advisory Board (SAB) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Fruit Breedomics SAB is composed of 6 members: international leading scientific experts, and representatives of the fruit breeding sector. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The SAB membership can be modified during the lifetime of the project, especially, to include, if needed, other groups of stakeholders such as food processing and retail industry and representatives of the civil society. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activities of the SAB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The SAB provides the Coordinator and the ExCom of Fruit Breedomics with scientific and strategic feedback from stakeholders regarding the project’s progress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The SAB contributes to the overall fine-tuning of the project to improve outputs and to ensure that they are compatible with stakeholder needs and priorities, be they technical, commercial and economic or societal. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meetings of the SAB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It will meet jointly with the ExCom at least once per year. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of the SAB will be invited to participate to the Annual meeting of the project. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intellectual and Property Rights issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prior to the beginning of its activity, each SAB member will enter into a non disclosure agreement regarding confidential information that could be exchanged during the meeting they will attend. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Stakeholder Platform <ul><li>Expected role in the project (Cf Dow): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The objectives of the Stakeholder Platform are: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to provide preferential contact for the dissemination of the project’s outcomes to society, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to discuss the most promising results and how they should be transferred. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(To listen to European fruit chain problems and request) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Stakeholder Platform will gather representatives of all players intervening in the supply chain from scientists, breeders, germplasm collection curators, nurserymen, to cooperatives, and growers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Targeting primarily the apple and peach sectors, it will be opened up to stakeholders of all the Rosacae species. </li></ul></ul>FruitBreedomics-Stakeholders : reciprocal relationship
  8. 8. Stakeholder Platform <ul><ul><li>Action planned: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- 31/03/2011: stakeholder day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- 2011-2012: updating lists and develop contacts: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus 1= breeders (Task1.1) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus 2 = germplasm curators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus 3= fruit chain </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2012: thinking about a European Breeding platform </li></ul><ul><li>FruitBreedomics benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>- Links with the European breeders and the fruit chain </li></ul><ul><li>Stakeholder benefits: </li></ul><ul><li>- Participation to the annual stakeholder day </li></ul><ul><li>For some, participation to T3.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Participation to (and organisation of) the training sessions (PBA software, DB, pre-breeding material, new traits and tools, new genotyping tools, MAB protocols) </li></ul>