European Week of Regions and Cities
7-10 OCTOBER 2019 Brussels

Challenges and opportunities for interregional cooperation in agri-food systems

October 10, 2018 from 09:30 to 11:00

The objective of the workshop is to showcase and discuss five interregional partnerships participating in the Thematic Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food  (1) Consumer Involvement in Agri-food Innovation, (2) High Tech Farming, (3) Nutritional Ingredients, (4) Smart sensor systems 4 agri-food and (5) Traceability & Big Data. This will be followed by a panel discussion on achievements, challenges and opportunities for transregional cooperation in agri-food systems and in fostering quadruple helix innovation. Some of key issues discussed during the workshop focus on overcoming regulatory obstacles for investment, understanding financial instruments, improving governance and interoperability, as well as responding to skills and training needs. 

Katerina Ciampi-Stancova
Fabio Boscaleri, Sophie Bourez, Judit Anda Ugarte, Arjen Droog, Veerle Rijckaert
Agriculture and food production
European Commission - DG RTD
english (en)
Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room 313

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