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We are Better-B

We are a consortium of 18 partners from 14 countries who have joined forces to improve the resilience of beekeeping to abiotic stressors such as climate change, habitat loss and hazardous chemicals.

Universiteit Gent

Honey beeField lab experimentsMolecular biology

Wageningen University & Research

Honey beeField lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

  • Halle, Germany
  • Sigrid Köhne, Robert Paxton, Sebastian Schuler, Claudia Weinhold
Pollinator resource modelHoney bee field/lab experiments Beekeepers’ networks & practices

Aarhus Universitet

  • Aarhus, Denmark
  • Xiaodong Duan, Yoko Dupont, Luna Kondrup Marcussen, Christopher John Topping, James Henty Williams
  • Leader: pollinator ecology and multi-actor co-development
Pollinator resource modelPollinator carrying capacity and decision support model

Universidade de Coimbra

  • Coimbra, Portugal
  • Nuno Capela, Sílvia Castro, Hugo Gaspar, João Loureiro, António Silva, Paulo Sousa
Pollinator resource modelHoney bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices

Uniwersytet Jagielloński

  • Institute of Environmental Sciences
  • Krakow, Poland
  • Elżbieta Ziółkowska, Aleksandra Walczyńska
Pollinator resource modelMap visualization of dataPollinator carrying capacity and decision support model

Jozef van der Steen

  • The Netherlands
  • Jozef van der Steen
Citizen science data flowBio-monitoring with pollinating insects

Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

  • CIMO - Centro de Investigação de Montanha
  • Bragança, Portugal
  • Alice Pinto, Rui Abreu, Joana Amaral, Dora Henriques, José Rufino
Honey bee geneticsHoney bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices

Uppsala universitet

Honey bee genetics

Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară din Cluj-Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Daniel Dezmirean, Alexandru Giurgiu, Adela Moise
Honey bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices

IRIAF (Instituto Regional de Investigación y Desarrollo Agroalimentario y Forestal de Castilla-La Mancha)

  • Tomelloso, Spain
  • Mariano Higes Pascual, Raquel Martín Hernández
Honey bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices

IZSLT - International Cooperation and Research for Sustainable Development in Beekeeping

Honey bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practicesInvasive species

KU Leuven

  • Leuven, Belgium
  • Jan Tytgat
Electrophysiology

Norges Birøkterlag

  • Kløfta, Norway
  • Bjørn Dahle, Linn Groeneveld, Melissa Oddie, Camilla Sundby
Honey bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices

Université de Montpellier

  • Montpellier, France
  • Delphine Jullien
Hygromechanical experimentsHygrothermal model

Co-actions – Coopérative d'entrepreneur·e·s solidaires

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Anna Dupleix-Marchal, Anne Lavalette, Emmanuel Ruffio
In-hive thermoregulationHygrothermal model

SCIRPOM Sàrl

  • St-Sulpice, Switzerland
  • Filippo Gander, Véronique Gobry, Kirsten Leufgen, Dominique Stücker, Peter Ulrich
  • Leader: communication and dissemination
ManagementCommunication & dissemination

Nottingham Trent University

  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Martin Bencsik, Luke Chamberlain, Mike Newton
Honey bee field/lab experimentsBeekeepers’ networks & practices Remote sensing data interpretation

Better-B has received funding from the European Union, the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) under the UK government's Horizon Europe funding guarantee (grant number 10068544).

Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union, European Research Executive Agency (REA), SERI or UKRI. Neither the European Union nor the granting authorities can be held responsible for them.

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