The most relevant agri-innovation actors in Europe

11 - 12 October 2017

 

SEE YOU SOON

ABOUT

 

The AIS 2017 is a joint initiative of a Portuguese Consortium, the Portuguese Government, the EIP-AGRI network and the European Network for Rural Development. 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:

 

iconPromoting cross fertilization between multi-actor innovation initiatives, both under Rural Development Programmes and Horizon 2020
iconRaising awareness about innovation and digitisation opportunities for agriculture and rural economies and how these may be supported under on-going Rural Development Programmes
iconProviding input for EU innovation policies for agriculture and rural areas after 2020, following-up on Point 7 of the Cork 2.0 Declaration

 

 

AGENDA

 

11 OCT 2017

 

11 OCT 2017

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

Overall introduction to the event by the organization
09:15 – 11:15

Parallel thematic sessions
RESOURCE USE (Adaptation and Mitigation)

Setting the scene | Poster presentation of innovation | Group discussion

  • Room A - Resource efficiency / water and energy / circular economy / fertilization
  • Room B - Agro-environment and climate change
  • Room C - Genetic resources / climate change adaptation
  • Room D - Plant protection / animal health and welfare
11:15 – 11:45
11:45 – 13:15

Parallel thematic sessions
MANAGEMENT OF FARMING, FOOD AND FORESTRY SYSTEMS & VALORIZATION OF THE TERRITORY

Setting the scene | Poster presentation of innovation | Group discussion

  • Room A - Agriculture products and food processing
  • Room B - Forest management and fire prevention
  • Room C - Valorization of the territory and use of endogenous resources
  • Room D - Sustainable management
13:15 – 14:45

Networking Lunch

  • Thematic corners - talking points for boosting social engagement between participants
  • Startup showcase - showcase of selected European startups with innovative products and services for the agricultural sector
14:45 – 16:15

Parallel thematic sessions
AGRICULTURE 4.0 AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Setting the scene | Poster presentation of innovation | Group discussion

  • Room A - Digital entrepreneurship in rural areas
  • Room B - Precision farming
  • Room C - Management tools to support farmers decision-making
  • Room D - Robotics / Mechanization
16:15 – 16:45
16:45 – 17:45

Wrap-up Session

Discussion of key points made during the parallel thematic sessions
18:00

 

 

 

STARTUP SHOWCASE

 

10 startups showing their innovative solutions for the agricultural sector

AIS 2017 participants get to vote and select the top 3 startups during the event

The top 3 startups win the “EUROPEAN AGRI INNOVATION STARTUP 2017” award

 

MEET THE STARTUPS

 

 

 

SPONSORS

 

Official Sponsor

Banco BPI

 

 

 

MORE INFORMATION

 

CONTACT

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VENUE

LAGOAS PARK HOTEL

   Rua Encosta das Lagoas
        2740-245, Porto Salvo
        OEIRAS - Portugal

 

 

 

Jackie Brierton

Jackie Brierton

GrowBiz

  

Jackie Brierton is CEO of GrowBiz – an enterprise support organisation in rural Perthshire, Scotland. She has Chaired the Rural Perth and Kinross LEADER programme since 2014, and has more than 30 years experience in business, enterprise and policy development, including a period advising the UK Government’s Small Business Service from 2002-2006. Jackie was recently appointed to the National Council of Rural Advisers by the Scottish Government. She is also Co-Founder and Vice-Chair of Women’s Enterprise Scotland CIC. She holds a BSc (SocSc) in Business from University of Edinburgh.

 

 

 

MEDIA

 

Logo MAFDR

Portugal hosts Agri Innovation Summit 2017 with 500 EU agri innovation actors expected

The 1st edition of the Agri Innovation Summit, a European event to foster innovation and digitisation in agriculture and rural areas, will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, in October 2017. This is a joint initiative of a Portuguese consortium, the Portuguese Government, the EIP-Agri network and the European Network for Rural Development. The news was given by the Portuguese Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, Capoulas Santos […] see more

 


 

 

See you in Lisbon at the

AIS 2017