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ICT-AGRI-FOOD ERA-NET Seminar Warsaw 2024 - REPORT

Empowering Agrifood Innovation: Insights from the Business Valorisation Workshop in the Framework of ICT-AGRI-FOOD Funded Projects Seminar 2024 in Warsaw, Poland

The 2024 ICT-AGR-FOOD Joint Call is now open!

🌱 The 2024 Joint Call is officially open for proposals that will make contributions “Towards transformation of agri-food systems for the benefit of planetary health, consumers and other stakeholders along the food value chain using data-based systems and ICT technologies”.

The ICT-AGRI-FOOD ERA-NET Seminar in Warsaw: January 30 - February 1, 2024

We are excited to announce that the Final project seminar of the 2019 cofunded call projects and Kick-off Seminar of 2022 Joint Call projects will take place from 30st January to 1st of February in Warsaw, Poland. The seminar wil be hosted by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR)

Partnership AGROECOLOGY - pre-announcing upcoming call

New Call for European Research Projects!

The partnership AGROECOLOGY ("European partnership on accelerating farming systems transition –agroecology living labs and research infrastructures”) is pre-announcing an upcoming call for joint European research projects on the preliminary working topic “Fostering agroecology at farm and landscape levels” starting January 2024.  

agroecology pdf 



DRG4FOOD Open Call #1 is Now Open!

Are you a SME, a startup, or a researcher working on innovative data-driven solutions in food tracking, targeted nutrition, or consumers' food choices? If so, you're in for a treat because the #DRG4FOOD Open Call #1 is now open!


The Opportunity:

The DRG4FOOD Open Call #1 offers up to 300,000 euros in equity-free funding!


Who Should Apply?

MANUFUTURE AET conference “Agricultural Engineering Community - Achieving Visions with Horizon Europe


On 10th November 2024 the MANUFUTURE AET (subplatform on Agricultural Engineering Technologies), ICT-AGRI-FOOD and CAPIGI foundation have organised a face-to-face conference and workshop with their partners in Hannover/Germany. Agricultural machine manufacturing community and stakeholders have met and discussed opportunities of Horizon Europe for the community. The event took place a few days before AGRITECHNICA, with many exciting speeches on various topics. 


ESA Call for proposals on sustainable agriculture

The main objective of the Fixed Call for Proposals for Applications Activities in “The sustainable transformation of agriculture through digitalisation and space” is to develop space-based services and applications boosting the sustainable transformation of agriculture by taking advantage of data and innovative technologies.

EFFoST Seminar Series

Sustainable Food Systems: Connecting Expertise in Academia and Industry

This seminar series organized by the EFFoST Working Group on Sustainable Food Systems aims to
provide detailed insights into various facets of sustainability in the food sector. The seminars will
include expert talks, practical indications from industry professionals, as well as short presentations
from selected early stage researchers.

The Role of Advanced Computation, Predictive Technologies, and Big Data Analytics Related to Food and Nutrition Research: A Workshop

A two-day public workshop will explore current knowledge and practice related to the application of advanced computation, big data analytics, and high-performance computing to support scientific advances in food and nutrition research. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions that will focus on providing guidance to researchers and policy-makers. Specific topic areas to be considered include definitions and methodology; current applications to food and nutrition research; considerations for diversity, equity, and inclusion; and more.


1st Green ERA-HUB research funding Call

Contributions towards a sustainable and resilient agri-food system

The announcement of the 1st Green ERA-HUB Call has been published. The call will be on ‘Contributions towards a sustainable and resilient agri-food system’ and is applicable both for organic and conventional research.

ESA Call: Connected Agriculture

The ESA call provides an opportunity funding to European teams who would like to develop a service related to Connected Agriculture. Funding will be provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) for 6-month projects called ‘Kick-Starts’, which can lead to larger scale Demonstration Projects and Feasibility Studies. Kick-Starts are 75% funded by ESA for a maximum of €60K per contract. Proposed services must use satellite data or space-based technologies. Please see the ‘Authorisation of Funding’ section below to check whether your team is eligible for funding.