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Global Council for Innovation in Rapeseed and Canola, GCIRC, "Building a world community for innovation on rapeseed/canola", is an international association of people interested in technical advance made in the production and processing of rapeseed/canola.

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The executive board of the GCIRC, jointly with the GCIRC committees’ chairs, decided to publish a regular newsletter to share information about rapeseed/canola crops and research in the world.

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Lastest News

Professor Jan Krzymański

We are deeply saddened to inform of the passing of Prof Jan Krzymański, and express our sympathy to his family, friends, and colleagues.

Prof Jan Krzymański greatly contributed to rapeseed research and development. His involvement and the excellence of his work were recognised through the Rapeseed Award in 2003, in Copenhagen.

19th Euro Fed Lipid Congress and Expo, CALL FOR PAPERS

The Scientific Committee has started to accept abstracts for oral communications (20 min incl. discussion) and poster presentations. You are cordially invited to submit your contribution online on the congress webpage.

Latest Events

30 April-3 May, 2023, Denver, Colorado/USA: AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo

Premier science and business forum on oils, fats, proteins, surfactants and related materials.

22-23 May 2023, Wageningen, The Netherlands: 3rd International Conference on Lipid Droplets & Oleosomes

This year's conference will take place in Omnia, the new conference center located in the Wageningen Campus.