As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 the EU Research and Innovation Programme, a public stakeholder consultation was launched on 20 October 2016 and closed on 15 January 2017.
The results of around 3500 responses and about 300 position papers will be presented at an event organised in cooperation with the European Economic and Social Committee on 28 April. Read more
The EU-funded CERES project is using models to anticipate the impact of climate change on European fisheries and aquaculture. The assessment will feed into industry-driven solutions to secure Europe's seafood supply. Read more
A new European centre of excellence for the development of advanced technologies in sustainable agriculture and food security will open in Serbia with the aim to boost economic growth in the region. Read more
On 27 January 2016, key representatives of the Animal health community joined in Brussels to launch the International Research Consortium (IRC) on Animal Health. Less than one year later, thanks to Horizon 2020 funding, a new Scientific Secretariat for this IRC is up and running. Read more
Thematic networks are a new approach under Horizon 2020 which bring people from both science and practice together to create useful and practical outputs for farmers. The EIP-AGRI has developed a specific brochure on these networks. Read more
European Commission DG AGRI, Rue de la loi 130, Brussels, Belgium
The European and African Unions adopted in April 2016 a roadmap on research and innovation for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA). The European Commission invited around 25 African and European experts to discuss the state of play of this cooperation and to further develop the FNSSA priority themes with a view to contribute to Horizon 2020 work programme 2018-2020.