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The Plant and Seed Sciences Partnership Program (PSSPP)
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Facilitation of sponsored research
through research consortia

The Plant and Seed Sciences Partnership Program (PSPP)
is coordinated by the Seed Biotechnology Center (SBC) within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis).

The PSPP is a Corporate Affiliate Partnership Program (CAPP) designed to facilitate interaction between UC Davis and Seed Central and its members.

The PSPP offers three tiers of participation customized to the research and educational objectives of Seed Central and its members:

  • Tier 1 offers Seed Central and its members a mechanism to collaborate with UC Davis to create and deliver educational opportunities and networking activities focused on issues relevant to the seed industry.
  • Tier 2 provides a mechanism for creating corporate consortia to sponsor and conduct collaborative research following scope of work collectively agreed upon by the participating members and the University, which may accelerate commercialization of new discoveries.
  • Tier 3 allows Seed Central and each of its members to take advantage of the PSPP corporate relations services to facilitate individual sponsored research agreements, fund projects specific to their respective interests and speed technology transfer.

The Plant and Seed Sciences Partnership Program has received final UC Davis approval on October 8th, 2012.

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