Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Agriculture & Forestry

02/12/2016

For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The second Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2015.

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From 14/09/2016 to 15/09/2016
Brussels, Belgium
The EU's livestock sector is confronted with a complex mix of challenges, putting pressure on its sustainability. A workshop was organised to build an accurate picture of the livestock production systems in the circular economy, or to discuss activities necessary to build such a picture. Read more
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17/11/2016
Implantation of a prosthesis involves complex surgery conducted in a sterile environment. Still, sometimes implants get infected with dangerous bacteria. The consequences can be very serious. Why does this happen and what can be done to prevent it? Read more
18/10/2016
Commission proposed first research partnership of its kind in the Mediterranean Area to develop much-needed novel solutions for sustainable water management and food production. Read more
From 28/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
Brussels, Belgium
A workshop, Digitising the Agri-Food sector, was held on 28 and 29 September, hosted by Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development. Read more
11/08/2016
EU-funded researchers are investigating novel non-GMO approaches to stepping up stress-resistance in crops. The research could lead to increased yields for farmers and improve Europe's food security. Read more
25/07/2016
Today, the European Commission announced an investment of €8.5 billion to be released during 2017 into research and innovation, following an update to the Work Programme of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding programme. Read more
25/07/2016
Spanning seven years (2014 to 2020) and working with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. Read more
19/07/2016
Developing a long-term research and innovation strategy to address the challenges facing agriculture, rural communites and society at large began in June 2015 at the Milan Expo. Now the process has ended and the final paper is available to download. Read more
From 26/09/2016 to 27/09/2016
Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event. Read more

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