“Innovation in Agriculture”

VdA participates at the Agri Innovation Summit (AIS 2017), this year dedicated to the subject “Innovation in Agriculture”. This summit is joint venture between the Portuguese Government and the European Union throught the PEI-AGRI (Parceria Europeia de Inovação para a Produtividade e Sustentabilidade Agrícolas) network and the European Network for Rural Development, and aims to debate innovation and digitalizations in the agriculture sector until and after 2020.

The first AIS edition takes place in Lisbon, gathers 500 players from the sector, and is to be repeated every year in a different European capital.

The Portuguese Agriculture Minister and the Agriculture European Commissary and the Innovation and Science European Commissary are guest speakers at the event.

The event has also a competition for ideas dedicated to agicultural startups, and a Side Session - AIS 2017 REVERSE PITCH – in which VdA participates.

The Agri Innovation Summit (AIS 2017) takes place on October 11 and 12 in Lisbon.

Click here for the programme.