UPATRAS (University of Patras), in cooperation with TAGs Partners CETMA (the European Research Center for Technologies Design and Materials), CREA (the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, the project Lead Partner), GAL BARSENTO (the Local Action Group TERRA DEI TRULLI E DI BARSENTO) and RWG (the Region of Western Greece) will organize the 2nd International Conference entitle“Precision agriculture and Innovation in Greece and Italy” on TAGs project, financed under the European Territorial Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 “INTERREG V-A GREECE-ITALY“.
The event will take place on Tuesday 20th of October 2020 in Patras, at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras from 11:00 to 18.30 (local time in Greece). Considering the particular circumstances due to the pandemic, the number of participants who will be able to participate in person will be considerably limited. However, the event will be broadcast live streaming to allow all interested parties to participate.
The International Conference will give to all participants opportunities to meet technical expert from all project partners and representatives from Universities, public and private Research and Technology Organizations, trade associations, agricultural enterprises, local action groups for rural development, sharing experiences and best practices with the aim of providing a clear picture of the present state of the sector and improving the future cooperation on precision farming. Furthermore, during the afternoon, will follow the workshop “Innovation in the agri-food sector – the role of local action groups – synergies” which will focus on the theme of cooperation and synergies for innovative rural development.
Furthermore, in the afternoon, the workshop “Innovation in the agrifood sector – the role of local action groups – synergies” will follow.
TAGs project proposes to stimulate and promote technological and business innovations in agriculture sector and creating a heterogeneous cross border multidisciplinary cluster composed by research and innovation actors, policy makers and enterprises from the West Greece and Apulia regions.