Several EUFRAS members from Ireland, Switzerland, Latvia, Germany and France have been supporting EU-Commission since more than 4 years in developing European innovation partnership as 2 new main-stream policy instruments: 

  1. On the regional and national level in rural development programs to create “operational groups for innovation” and 
  2. On EU-level  in EU-research supporting policy Horizon 2020 by contributing to the SCAR-SWG-AKIS (standing committee on agriculture research, strategic working group on agriculture innovation systems development) and the  2 new applied research project types of “multi-actor- approaches and thematic networks”. 


EIP-Agri agriculture & innovation

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