New Podcast Episode or Mini-Series on a Research Topic

Sponsors are invited to contact us to discuss collaborating on the development of an individual podcast or a mini-series (four episodes) on a specific research topic.

BENEFITS

  • Ability to have input into the design and content of the topical podcast
  • Your company highlighted in the audio introduction of the podcast.
  • Your company’s logo and link on the main podcast landing page on Plantae.org
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention on Taproot Podcast promotions (email, social networks)
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention in the Plantae community on the accompanying podcast blog post
  • A short description and image on the accompanying podcast blog post

BLOOME and other ASPB Grants and Awards

Plant BLOOME—Managed by the ASPB Education Committee, the Plant Biology Learning Objectives, Outreach Materials & Education (BLOOME) Grant funds projects to advance youth, student, and general public knowledge and appreciation of plant biology.  This sponsorship supports travel for a BLOOME awardee to the Plant Biology annual meeting.

The current maximum budget request is $50,000. Since 1995, ASPB members have been awarded this grant for developing education and outreach projects that advance youth, student, or general public knowledge and appreciation of plant biology.

BENEFITS:

  • Ability to focus on a particular area of interest or research
  • Provides registration for an early career scientist (student, post-doc, or pre-tenure faculty) and some funds towards travel
  • May select the awardee from among a pool identified by ASPB leaders
  • Meet/Greet Coffee with awardees
  • Logo on event signage
  • Recognition on ASPB website
  • Introduction during committee luncheon

Curated Research Alerts

Our weekly curated research alerts (“Plant Science Research Weekly”) – a curated roundup and summary of hot research papers –  attracts over 1000 unique visitors per month. This will be a subscription service as well – coming soon.

BENEFITS:

  • Your company’s ad or sponsorship mention, along with a short description and image, appear on the main landing page on Plantae.org
  • Your company’s logo, along with a short description and image, appear on the weekly posts on the Plantae blog.
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention on email alerts and on social networks

Plantae Webinar

Plantae presents monthly online webinars and workshops by and for the broader plant science community. The topics have ranged from career advice/planning, lab leadership, science communication, creating images for impact, working in industry and an introduction to the field of space biology.

Live webinars are currently limited to 200 people. Recorded webinars are available on-demand within the Plantae community and have unlimited viewership.

Series sponsorships (multiple webinars related by theme or topic) are available, as well as the opportunity to sponsor a new mini-series (two to four webinars diving deeper into one research topic) by working with ASPB to collaboratively design the content.

BENEFITS:

  • Your company’s ad or sponsorship mention appears at the beginning of the webinar slides
  • Your company is recognized in the introductory comments of the webinar
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship featured on the main Plantae Webinar landing page
  • Your company’s logo on Plantae Webinar promotions (email/social networks)
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention in the corresponding page within the Plantae community

Taproot Podcast

The Taproot Podcast digs beneath the surface to understand how scientific publications are created. In each episode, we take a paper from the plant biology literature and talk about the story behind the science with one of the authors.

In addition to individual podcast sponsorships, exclusive season sponsorships are available (one named sponsor per full season of six episodes). You may also sponsor a mini-series (four episodes) with input into designing the content of the mini-series with ASPB.

BENEFITS

  • Your company highlighted in the audio introduction of the podcast.
  • Your company’s logo and link on the main podcast landing page on Plantae.org
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention on Taproot Podcast promotions (email, social networks)
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention in the Plantae community on the accompanying podcast blog post
  • A short description and image on the accompanying podcast blog post

New Topical Webinar

Work with us to design a custom webinar on a specific research topic.

BENEFITS:

  • Your company’s ad or sponsorship mention appears at the beginning of the webinar slides
  • Your company is recognized in the introductory comments of the webinar
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship featured on the main Plantae Webinar landing page
  • Your company’s logo on Plantae webinar promotions (email/social networks)
  • Your company’s logo or sponsorship mention in the corresponding page within a relevant Plantae network