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06 March 2020
agROBOfood is offering 2.65 M€ to SMEs through its’ 1st Open Call for Innovation Experiments!

agROBOfood is a Horizon 2020 project aiming to build a European ecosystem for the effective adoption of robotic technologies in the agrifood sector and to support SMEs become more efficient and competitive.

03 March 2020
The SmartAgriHubs Stakeholder Conference has been postponed

It is with great regret that due to the increasing concerns about the spread of covid-19, SmartAgriHubs has taken the decision to postpone its Bucharest Conference, which was due to have been held at the Radisson Hotel in Bucharest from the 9th of March.

SmartAgriHubs is celebrating its one-year anniversary

21 February 2020 - From the 9th to the 11th of March in Bucharest, Romania, the SmartAgriHubs Stakeholder Conference will celebrate the achievement of one of the largest Horizon 2020 dedicated to European agriculture.

Our Video Contest

23 January 2020 - As part of the SmartAgriHubs stakeholder event organised in Bucharest on the 9-11 March 2020, we are organising a video contest for our Digital Innovation Hubs, our Flagship Innovation Experiments and our Competence Centers.

Perception is reality: data reveal gender bias in agri-foodtech investing

03 October 2019 - Female startup founders face more skepticism, loaded questioning, and smaller commitments from investors than their male counterparts. And female founders in agri-foodtech are no exception, according to a new report.

Digital Europe Programme: Survey for targeted consultation on the Orientations of the first two years of the proposed Digital Europe programme

02 October 2019 - The Digital Europe Programme (2021-2027) is part of the Multiannual Financial Framework and focuses on building the strategic digital capacities of the EU and on facilitating the wide deployment of digital technologies. The Programme is set to be launched by 2021. Therefore, to ensure a successful start of the Programme, targeted consultations are being carried out (by means of the survey below) to gather stakeholders’ views on the key areas, elements and priorities for the first two years of the EU Digital Europe programme.

Results from AgriTechHack: the first AgroHackathon in Bulgaria

19 September 2019 - On the 13th and 14th of September, the Agri Tech Hack took place in Izgrev, Bulgaria. The main purpose was to attract Bulgarian tech communities to interesting agricultural use cases around technologies such as IOT, Machine Learning and Big Data. Brothers Alexander and Boris Brestnichki finished first place and received 15 thousand Bulgarian lev prize money to further develop their prototype. The two brothers competed with 10 other teams in the first 28-hour AgriTechHack.

Buckle Up: SmartAgriHubs Launches its Innovation Portal to Unleash the Digitalisation of European Agriculture

17 September 2019 - On the 17th of September, the highly anticipated SmartAgriHubs Innovation Portal was launched. In a matter of days, many interested stakeholders signed up and have already been able to enjoy the added value provided by the Portal’s features.

24 EU member states sign declaration endorsing sustainable digitalisation of the EU agricultural sector

09 August 2019 - In April, 24 EU member states signed a declaration of cooperation for ‘A smart and sustainable digital future for European agriculture and rural areas’. This includes taking action to support a successful digitalisation of the sector by building on ongoing projects such as SmartAgriHubs.

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