Areas of activity at GEVES

GEVES is a unique and dynamic workplace, with a host of dedicated technical teams all driven by a shared passion for plants. From the field to the lab, from researchers to engineers, GEVES offers diverse career opportunities!

Variety & Seed Testing

Activities related to analysing, studying, and testing seeds and varieties.


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Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources

Activities related to the management, conservation, characterisation, evaluation, and promotion of plant genetic resources.

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Research & Development

Activities related to research, development of new methods, and software/database development.

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Consulting & Expertise

Activities related to promoting GEVES's expertise: external audits, training, and qualificiation.


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Activities related to management, support, decision aid, and steering.


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In view of the French government's lockdown measures relating to COVID-19, GEVES’s activities have been significantly altered and our staff are working from home wherever possible. GEVES is currently maintaining its official missions which cannot be deferred.

In order for us to meet your demand as efficiently as possible, please contact us by email rather than postal mail.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with your usual GEVES contact by email or send a message to

We hope you can get through this time as calmly as possibly. Stay healthy, and stay in touch.