Agri-Food

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Opportunities in India for innovative agritech, food processing and sustainability businesses

The Central Highlands Restoration Project (CHiRP) in India is seeking to attract innovative businesses technologies to enhance the productivity and livelihoods of the local stakeholders, resulting in socio-economic development and ecosystem restoration. An Innovation Call has been launched to...
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European Commission prepares new initiatives to boost organic farming sector

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on its future Action Plan on Organic Farming. This sector will play an important role in achieving the European Green Deal ambition, and reaching the objectives set out in the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies. It is a priority for...
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How clusters are driving innovation within Australia’s food and agribusiness industry

The key role of clusters in driving innovation in the Australian agrifood industry has been highlighted by Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL). The fifth annual edition of FIAL's book Celebrating Australian Food and Agribusiness Innovations features more than 45 industry innovations which all...
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Short value chains in Agri-food

Summary of the European Alliance Against Coronavirus Daily Webinar on 16 July 2020. In this morning session, ECA is back to talk about the agri-food ecosystem with the contributions of Blaga Popova, DG GROW, Felix Arion, AgroTransilvania Cluster, and Lorenzo Morelli, Cremona FoodLab. Blaga Popova...
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Support package for the Agriculture and Agri-food Sectors

The European Commission announced on the 22nd April 2020 the extension of a package with exceptional support measures to assist the agricultural and agri-food sectors most affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The exceptional measures include private storage aid for the dairy and meat sector, the...
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Interesting call for clusters in the agri-food sector

Deadline: 16 April 2019 The European Commission has launched the calls for proposals for programmes to promote European agricultural products throughout the world and within the EU. Each year two calls for proposals are published for SIMPLE and MULTI programmes. Beneficiaries can receive up to 80%...
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ESMERA: First call for experiment proposals now open!

SMEs developing robotic technologies may now apply for providing solutions to predefined real-life challenges. The respective challenge winners will receive direct financial support through a cascade funding mechanism of up to 200.000 EUR each. The ESMERA Project (European SMEs for Robotic...
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PRIMA CALLS FOR PROPOSALS 2018 ARE OPEN NOW !

PRIMA – Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area is the most ambitious joint programme to be undertaken in the frame of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. The initiative fosters joint research and innovation activities among Mediterranean countries, aiming at developing...
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KATANA: 2nd call for financial support to third parties (SMEs)

KATANA is a project financed through the H2020 INNOSUP-1-2015 call "Cluster facilitated projects for new value chains" which supports European SMEs in the agrifood value chain to simultaneously access knowledge, technology, capital and markets in order to respond to the global competitive...
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High Level Mission of Commissioner Hogan to Saudi Arabia and Iran with Business Delegation – 7-12 November 2017

Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan will be visiting Saudi Arabia and Iran in the period 7-12 November 2017 accompanied by a delegation of senior representatives of European companies/producer organisations of the agri-food sector. This trip will combine official visits by...
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Call for participation in the EC high-level business delegation visit to Canada from 1-3 May 2017

Call for participation in the EC high-level business delegation visit to Canada from 1 to 3 May 2017 Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan will be visiting Canada in the period 1-3 May 2017 accompanied by a delegation of senior representatives of European companies/producer...
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S3 Platforms on Industrial Modernisation and Investment and Agri-Food: INFORMATION DAYS

The European Commission is organising a thematic workshop for regional and national authorities, regional clusters and representatives of various industrial sectors who are actively interested in co-creating a smart specialisation Industrial Modernisation Platform to share best practices, jointly...