A productive digital meeting was co-organized on the 26th of May 2021 for the identification of synergies to speed up innovation in rural areas and particularly in the agri-food value chains.

Agronutritional Cooperation of the Region Central Macedonia has successfully promoted a fruitful collaboration between two key partners:

1. University of ORADEA, partner and leader of the Romanian Case of #NEXTFOOD project: Students and farmers taking food innovations from idea to market: A practice-oriented course in food innovation including all the steps necessary to bring a new product to the market (Read more: https://www.nextfood-project.eu/case-2-students-and-farmers-taking-food-innovations-from-idea-to-market/) and

2. ARAD Association partner of #RUBIZMO project which developed “THE BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS “CAMELINA OMEGA 3 PLUS”,”Agrarian Economy and Rural Development-Realities and Perspectives for Romania”, (Read more: https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/106299/)

Apart of the dissemination of relevant information and the exchange of materials developed between the two projects, the goal was the exploration of new ways of cooperation even after the end of the two projects on topics such as: biodynamic agriculture, viticulture, organic wines, bio-pesticides, local seeds bank.