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.