The digital single market offers many opportunities for agriculture and food value chains -up to the consumer- to become smarter, more efficient, more circular and more connected. This event placed Horizon 2020 investments in farm and food digitisation in their broader policy context and showcased successful and inspirational projects.
How do we move organic farming forward to ensure sustainability & health of our food systems? TP organics organises the Organic innovation days, along side the SC2 Infoweek, to discuss how innovation can help. H2020 OK-NetArable will hold their final conference there and opportunities for funding for organic farming under H2020 work programme 2018-2020 will be presented. Call for innovations open until 1 September.
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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.
Many of the Horizon 2020 calls under societal challenge 2 require projects to apply the “multi-actor approach”. This approach which brings farmers, scientists and other actors together leads to solutions which answer real needs and are more easily applied on the field. This brochure presents the benefits of this approach, some examples of running H2020 projects and explains where to find project results. Inspiration for future calls!
The European Union will further boost its research and innovation cooperation with its strategic partners Brazil and South Africa in order to better understand marine ecosystems and climate. The three sides launched today the South Atlantic Research and Innovation Flagship Initiative and signed a joint Statement on Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Cooperation.
A new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A proposal to set up PRIMA was today adopted in a vote in the European Parliament plenary meeting in Strasbourg.