EuropaBio, the Belgian biotech association Bio.Be, the Flemish Institute for Biotechnology VIB and Bayer CropScience jointly organised a visit for EU policy-makers to VIB’s research labs and greenhouses, including its plant phenotyping platform PHENOVISION and its GM maize research. The visit was followed by real-life experience relating to the grain and feed trade with a visit of the port of Ghent.