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Agri-Food Smart Specialisation Platform up and running

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The new Agri-Food Smart Specialisation (S3) Platform has launched an open call for expressions of interest from EU regions and Member States to propose topics for setting up and co-leading new regional partnerships on agri-food topics.

The first group of partnerships formally joined the Agri-Food S3 Platform at the kick-off event in Florence, Italy, 6-7 December 2016. The event also saw presentations of interesting pilot projects in agri-food smart specialisation, including on ‘traceability and big data’ in Andalusia (Spain) and on ‘high-tech farming’ in Tuscany (Italy).

images  Click here to visit the Platform.
images  Click here for more details on the kick-off event.

The S3 Platform provides advice to EU countries and regions for the design and implementation of their Smart Specialisation Stategy (S3):

  • Provide guidance material and good practice examples
  • Inform strategy formation and policy-making
  • Facilitate peer-reviews and mutual learning
  • Support access to relevant data
  • Train policy-makers

SOURCE: ENRD WEBSITE – news & events section