Breakout Sessions - INNOVATION – SHAPING THE FUTURE

Room D - Smart Villages: Supporting social and digital innovation in rural services

 

 

14h00 - 15h30 | FLASH PRESENTATIONS

 

Marianne Selkainaho

Marianne Selkäinaho

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland

LocationFINLAND
Linkedin

 

Francesco Silvestri

Francesco Silvestri

eco&eco - Economics and Ecology

LocationITALY
Linkedin

 

 

 DISCUSSION IN GROUPS

- What are the current practical challenges and needs to support innovative business in rural areas?
- How could the various policies (including RDPs) better support innovative business in rural areas?

 

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The workshop on “Smart Villages” will provide participants with an opportunity for sharing inspiring examples of strategies and projects for promoting social and digital innovation in rural services. They will consider areas such as health, education, social? care, mobility and energy. The aim is to identify the critical points where rural policies can make a difference to projects on the ground - and to make practical recommendations for more innovative approaches.

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