Università Politecnica delle Marche
The Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM) is located in Ancona, Italy and it was established in 1971. UNIVPM has now about 17000 students and include five faculties (Engineering, Science, Economic Sciences, Medicine and Agricultural Sciences), which permanently employ about 550 academics and 550 technical/administration staff. UNIVPM has increased its presence at European level due to a high standard in research and industrial collaborations for research and development and innovation. The Agricultural Genetics group at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (D3A) is involved in several innovative national and international scientific projects and in particular is now coordinating the Horizon 2020 funded INCREASE project.