The Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Infoweek will take place in Brussels 14.-17. November 2017. The week-long event brings together infoday, brokerage, dissemination with a focus on digitisation and a high-level bioeconomy policy event. REFRESH will be presented at the "Bioeconomy Village" during the policy days on 16.-17. November.
The usual SC2 Info Day on the new SC2 Work Programme for 2018-2020 and a related brokerage day will be complemented by two high level dissemination and policy events and a bioeconomy village highlighting SC2 projects and initiatives.
An Info Day on 14. November will inform participants about calls for proposals under the H2020 SC2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’.
The Brokerage Day on 15. November will bring potential applicants together with potential partners for the upcoming calls.
On 16. November, the European Commission is organising a plenary session to present its review of the European Bioeconomy Strategy and Action Plan, documented as a Staff Working Document and discuss its findings with stakeholders and policy makers. Separate parallel sessions will follow immediately after the plenary session chaired by relevant other DGs who are co-signatories of the Bioeconomy Strategy.
On 17. November, there will be a session on the Digitisation which will discuss different EU policy initiatives on digitisation of farming and food sectors and of research and innovation activities contributing to these areas as well as a parallel session on H2020 Blue Growth which will highlight achievements and projects in marine and maritime research for Blue Growth.
EU Commissioners Moedas and Hogan will participate in the high-level event. Information about the programme is available online.
REFRESH will be featured with a stand at the "Bioeconomy Village!. To connect with us at the SC2 Infoweek, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet us at @eurefresh.