AGRI Innovation summit 2017 - AIS 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 00:00 to Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 00:00
Event type: 
Technical and Research
Technological area: 
Agricultural technology

The 1st edition of this European event will provide a platform for a stimulating debate on innovation and digitisation in agriculture and rural areas.
AIS 2017 aims to:

  • Promoting cross fertilization between multi-actor innovation initiatives, both under Rural Development Programmes and Horizon 2020.
  • Raising awareness about innovation and digitisation opportunities for agriculture and rural economies and how these may be supported under on-going Rural Development Programmes.
  • Providing input for EU innovation policies for agriculture and rural areas after 2020, following-up on Point 7 of the Cork 2.0 Declaration.

The Summit is a joint initiative of a Portuguese consortium, the Portuguese Government, the EIP-AGRI network and the European Network for Rural Development (ENRD).

On October 10th, the EUROAGRI meeting, as a side event, will discuss about the vision to the EUROAGRI 2018 agenda.

EuroAgriFoodChain 2 aims to create a successful network that will strengthen the European agri-food industry. Its objective is to meet the needs of consumers and society, while reinforcing its competitiveness outside Europe.
For additional info please contact Eng. Joao Santos Silva


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