Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Agri-Innovation summit Lisbon 2017

The Agri Innovation Summit will provide a platform for a stimulating debate on innovation and digitisation in agriculture and rural areas, now and after 2020. Horizon 2020 projects will meet with innovative projects supported by the Common agricultural policy to build linkages and speed up innovation. Commissioners Moedas and Hogan will participate.
Date: 
From 11/10/2017 to 12/10/2017
Venue: 
Rua Encosta das Lagoas, 2740-244, Porto Salvo, Oeiras, Lisboa
Organiser: 
Portuguese consortium of organisations, Portuguese Government in partnership with EIP-AGRI, ENRD and European Commission

The AIS 2017 is a joint initiative of a Portuguese consortium, the Portuguese Government, the EIP-AGRI network and the European Network for Rural Development. It will gather around 500 farmers, rural businesses, startups, Rural Development Programmes managing authorities, national rural networks, Horizon 2020 multi-actor projects, LEADER Local Action Groups, advisors and NGOs throughout the EU with the aim of:

• Promoting cross fertilization between multi-actor innovation initiatives, both under Rural Development Programmes and Horizon 2020
• Raising awareness about innovation and digitisation opportunities for agriculture and rural economies and how these may be supported under on-going Rural Development Programmes
• Providing input for EU innovation policies for agriculture and rural areas after 2020, following-up on Point 7 of the Cork 2.0 Declaration

The AIS 2017 program will also feature matchmaking, partner search and brokerage activities, thematic networking corners, a startup contest and much more!

Visit the website for programme, startup contest applications and more information in general.
 

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