EIT Food & IDGC present “Agriculture 4.0: New Generation of Farming” event
We are proud to announce that Foodscale Hub is supporting the event organized by Industry Disruptors Game Changers (IDGC) and EIT Food with the topic “Agriculture 4.0: New Generation of Farming “, taking place on Wednesday, December 1st at 13:00 EET, in A. Riadis Hall, at the International Thessaloniki Exhibition Center (TIF-Helexpo).
The event aims to bring together the wider innovation ecosystem in the field of agri-food and to discuss opportunities around precision agriculture (smart farming) and applications in the cultivation of rice and wine. If you are interested to hear more about 2022 Open Calls of EIT Food, digitalization across different value chains, such as wine & rice, this is the event for you!
*Note: The event will be in Greek.
A few words about EIT and EIT Food
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is one of its organizations EU, established with the aim of strengthening the capacity for innovation development in Europe. The EIT promotes innovation by connecting businesses with academic education and scientific research aimed at developing solutions that respond to urgent global environmental challenges. EIT Food is one of the 8 EIT Innovation Communities (Climate, Innovation Communities, Digital, Health, InnoEnergy, Manufacturing, RawMaterials, UrbanMobility) and focuses on innovation in the food sector. In Greece, EIT Food is represented by the organization Industry Disruptors – Game Changers and has as an educational partner the Agricultural University of Athens, which constitute the local EIT Food HUB.
Grigoris Chatzikostas, Vice President of Business Development, Foodscale Hub & coordinator of the two discussions noted that the event was an opportunity to realize that two important sectors in Northern Greece are digitized and how much they benefit from this event. It is important that at the event there was a lot of turnout of young people who saw how they can make use of new technologies and apply them to their work.