Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Info week

Date: From 14 to 17 November 2017
Place: Brussels

The Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 (Food security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy) will be the highlight of the third week of November in Brussels. The European Commission is holding an info week comprising various event:

  • SC2 Info day (14 November): potential applicants to the calls for proposals will have the opportunity to learn more about the new Work Programme – in-depths sessions will focus on specific calls.
  • SC2 Brokerage event (15 November): during this event organised by BioHorizon, stakeholders will be able to find potential partners so as to form a consortium for future projects.
  • Bioeconomy day (16 November): a review of the European Bioeconomy Strategy and Action Plan will be presented by the Commission. In addition to that, the Bioeconomy Manifesto issued by the European Bioeconomy Stakeholders Panel will be discussed.
  • Digitisation day (17 November): EU policy initiatives on digitisation of farming and food sectors as well as RDI activities related to these fields will be at the heart of the discussions. The event also includes a parallel session on projects in marine and maritime research for Blue Growth. 

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