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Innovation: ICT for Manufacturing SMEs

Source: DG CONNECT The ICT for Manufacturing SMEs (I4MS) initiative connects European innovators across the value chain to mature and adopt ICT innovations across the production value chain, spanning from design and engineering down to laser-based manufacturing and industrial robotics.
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INNO-4-AGRIFOOD presents the first version of its new services aimed at unlocking the innovation potential of agri & food SMEs

INNO-4-AGRIFOOD is an EU-funded project set on unlocking the innovation potential of the European agri & food ecosystem by fostering and facilitating online collaboration.
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Enabling innovation consultants to improve their service portfolio

INNO-4-AGRIFOOD is an EU-funded project set on unlocking the innovation potential of the European agri & food ecosystem by fostering and facilitating online collaboration. The project is aimed at enhancing the service portfolio and skills of innovation intermediaries and SME support networks across Europe by providing them with a blend…
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INNO-4-AGRIFOOD consortium presents first version of its smart tools

INNO-4-AGRIFOOD is an EU-funded project set on unlocking the innovation potential of the European agri & food ecosystem by fostering and facilitating online collaboration. The project aims at enhancing the service portfolio and skills of innovation intermediaries and SME support networks across Europe by providing them with a blend of…
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Online collaboration to nurture and facilitate innovation: insights into the European agri & food value chain

INNO-4-AGRIFOOD is an EU-funded project set on unlocking the innovation potential of the European agri & food ecosystem by fostering and facilitating online collaboration. Our mission targets mainly Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs).
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6th FOODSEG Symposium "Safe Food for Europe – recent scientific and regulatory developments“

The 6th FOODSEG Symposium "Safe Food for Europe – recent scientific and regulatory developments“ will take place in Vienna, Austria on 11th and 12th of May 2017.
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Get your quick update on INNO-4-AGRIFOOD: first edition of our newsletter!

The INNO-4-AGRIFOOD project kicked-off in March 2016. Since then significant progress has been made. We conducted a careful agri-food value chain analysis in order to shed light on the widely diverse and complex agri-food ecosystem. This enabled us to identify which value chain areas could benefit the most from the…
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AgTech FoodTech Summit '16 & Cocktail Networking Event

“Where Agriculture and Food Intersect with Farmers, Community, Founders, Technology, Investors, and Innovation”.
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Registration for the EFFoST Bilateral Networking Forum 2016 is now open

The EFFoST Bilateral Networking Forum offers a networking opportunity to industry and science professionals active in the Food Sector who are looking for potential collaboration partners in Europe and beyond. It is organized in Vienna in the facilities of the Austrian Economic Chamber (WKO) on 29th November 2016 alongside with…
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KATANA SUPPORTS SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES IN AGRIBUSINESS

Attention entrepreneurs and start-ups! The KATANA project offers great opportunities for innovative businesses in the agrifood value chain to receive financial support and free business training. The first call for applications will run from December 2016 until February 2017.
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Details of the 500m EURO aid package for the dairy and other livestock sectors finalised

The precise details of the € 500 million aid package* for the dairy and other livestock sectors announced by Commissioner Phil Hogan in July have been finalised this week in agreement with Member State experts, and will be published in the Official Journal in the coming weeks.
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The latest economic news from the EU food & drink sector by FoodDrinkEurope

FoodDrinkEurope has published the latest economic news from the EU food & drink sector. Check them out here.
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European Commission outlines new support package worth €500 million for European farmers

On the 18th of July the European Commission presented a new package of measures worth €500 million from EU funds to support farmers in the face of ongoing market difficulties, particularly on the dairy market. This comprehensive support package is further evidence of the Commission's continued commitment to the agricultural…
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European Commission launches new Smart Specialisation Platform for Agri-Food (SSP Agri-Food)

During the Smart Regions conference (1-2 June 2016), the European Commission launched its new Smart Specialisation Platform for Agri-Food (S3P Agri-Food). The S3P Agri-Food established at EU level aims to accelerate the development of joint investment projects in the EU by encouraging and supporting interregional cooperation in thematic areas based…
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Inno4agrifood kick-off meeting held

On 17-18 March 2016 the Inno4Agrifood kick-off meeting brought together all project partners in order to discuss the strategic and operational issues linked to the project implementation. The Project Coordinator, Q-PLAN hosted the meeting in Thessaloniki. The initial focus was put on the clarification of the project approach and activities.…
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