Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’

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Date: 
14 November, 2017 - 17 November, 2017
Location: 
Brussels, Belgium

The Infoweek on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2  (SC2) ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’ is jointly organised by the Research Executive Agency (REA), the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) and the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) of the European Commission. It will take place in Brussels (Charlemagne) on 14-17 November 2017.

The Societal Challenge 2 Info Day on Societal challenge 2 calls for 2018 (14/11) and the related brokerage event organised by BIOHORIZON (15/11) will form the first part of the week.

The second part will consist of three high-level policy events presenting the latest evolutions in the broader EU policy context related to Societal challenge 2 activities and how it relates with activities under Horizon 2020:

  • Bioeconomy policy day (16/11)
  • Digitising agriculture and food value chains (17/11)
  • Blue growth and research and innovation (17/11)

The event will also feature a Bioeconomy village highlighting first-class Horizon 2020 projects and initiatives on bioeconomy.

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