AGRI - DG Agriculture and Rural Development
RTD - DG Research and Innovation
Following the Commission Communication on the European Innovation Partnership (COM(2012) 79), and the conclusions of the Agriculture Council of 18 June 2012, this High Level Steering Board will kick off the process of the EIP and give orientations by establishing a non-binding strategic implementation plan.
The EIP aims to foster a competitive and sustainable agriculture and forestry that 'achieves more from less' and works in harmony with the environment. It will contribute to ensuring a steady supply of food, feed and biomaterials, both existing and new ones in harmony with the essential natural resources on which farming depends
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislation or in policy definition
Science, Association (Natural resources, Science, Economy, Environment, Livestock, Forestry, Agriculture, Consumer affairs, Industry), NGO (Biodiversity, Environment, Livestock, Agriculture, Industry, Food safety), EU body (Environment, Agriculture, Development, Land management), International organization (Science, Natural resources, Research, Forestry), Trade Union (Labour market, Employment and social affairs, Labour interests), National administrations