European Commission DG Agri

“How can social innovation contribute to rural development?

In December 5th, 2017, DG Agri workshop “How can social innovation contribute to rural development?” took place in Brussels. The consortium of SIMRA H2020 project ( discussed the potential contribution of SIMRA project to the EU Commission’s policies on agriculture, rural development and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) with 20 representatives of DG Agri. They expressed great expectations this project as well as their wishes.

Professor Tatiana Kluvánková, the leader of Work Package 2, introduced the transdisciplinary understanding of social innovation in marginalized rural areas in her invited lecture titled „What is social innovation?“

Program: SIMRA_DG agri program(Pdf)

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement 677622

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