The European Conference on Crop Diversification will take place from the 18th to 21st of September 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. The conference will explore how we can achieve the full potential of cropping system diversification for improved productivity, delivery of ecosystem services and resource-efficient and sustainable value chains. Take part in the discussion – we look forward to your contribution!
On 10 September 2018, the European Commission will offer a web-based information session on the topics for which a call for proposals is currently open: agricultural digital integration platforms, smart and healthy living at home, interoperable and smart homes and grids, horizontal activities.
Application for funding closes on 14 November 2018.
The EU AgriResearch Conference assembled over 500 people scientists, farmers, rural communities, industry, advisors, policy-makers, citizens and NGO representatives who wished to learn about EU agriculture and rural R&I activities and achievements and have their say on how to shape the future of agriculture R&I after 2020. The conference also provided this community multiple occasions to network. NEW! Conference report now available.
Over 20 thematic networks are or have been funded under Horizon 2020 to bridge the gap between research and practice in agriculture. They cover a broad range of issues from disease management to value chains and are a cornerstone of the EIP-AGRI. This workshop will give, in a compact and interactive way, insights in dynamics and results of these networks.
The concept of “multi-actor approach”, a practical translation of the interactive innovation, has been introduced for the first time in the Horizon 2020 work programme 2014-2015 under the Societal challenge addressing agriculture and forestry. Since then, over 80 projects have been selected. The European Commission organised a workshop to trigger interaction and exchange of best practices between these projects’ coordinators and produce interesting recommendations for the future.
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.