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Sapec Agro Business sponsors the Agri Innovation Summit 2017

The Agri Innovation Summit 2017 will take place in Lisbon (Portugal) from 11-12 October 2017. It is a joint initiative between the Portuguese Government, European Network for Rural Development, and many other entities related to the sector.

It will gather more than 500 farmers, rural businesses, start-ups, RDP managing authorities, national rural networks, researchers, advisors and NGOs throughout the EU with the aim of:

  • Promoting collaborations between innovative, cutting edge industries within the framework of rural development programmes, such as Horizon 2020
  • Raising awareness about innovation and digitalization 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 beginning in 2020, in accordance with Point 7 of the Cork 2.0 Declaration


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