Newsroom about Agriculture & Forestry

E.g., 17-03-2018
E.g., 17-03-2018
  • Infoday on Societal Challenge 2 calls 2019 & brokerage event

    From 25/06/2018 to 26/06/2018
    Come and learn about the Societal Challenge 2 calls 2019 and get some practical information on how to successfully apply to the upcoming calls for proposals. The Info Day will take place in the Charlemagne building on 25 June and the brokerage event will be on 26 June in the Borschette building of the Commission. More details on registration and agenda will follow.
  • AgriResearch Conference - Innovating for the future of farming and rural communities

    From 02/05/2018 to 03/05/2018
    Organising team
    The EU AgriResearch Conference is dedicated to scientists, farmers, rural communities, industry, advisors, policy-makers, citizens and NGO representatives who wish to learn about EU agriculture and rural R&I activities and achievements and to have their say on how to shape the future of agriculture R&I after 2020. The conference will also be a great occasion to network with around 500 peers.
  • The role of thematic networks in EU agricultural innovation

    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.
  • Commission launches the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest

    Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, opened the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest at the EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony in the European Parliament. The winning city will be awarded a prize of €1 million to further promote and enhance its innovative actions. Applications can be submitted until 21 June 2018.
  • New booklet shows how EU research and innovation funding impacts your daily life

    The European Commission has published a new booklet showing a few examples where EU support for research and innovation is making a real difference in the lives of citizens and society as a whole. It is aimed at all age groups so everyone can understand the good work EU funding can do.
  • Maximising the impact of EU research and innovation

    Europe must step up investment in research and innovation in order to maximise impact, while also further refining the success story that is Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This is one of the key messages from the Communication on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation that the European Commission presented today. It also calls for a mission-oriented approach, focusing on cracking specific challenges, as a way of boosting the impact of the programme. Other key messages inclu
  • Digitising agriculture and food value chains

    Conference organisers
    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.
  • Blue Growth Research & Innovation

    All you need to know about the Blue Growth
  • Bioeconomy Policy Day

    Looking ahead to a new Bioeconomy strategy.
  • Organic innovation days

    From 15/11/2017 to 17/11/2017
    TP organics
    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.