La piattaforma tecnologica europea TPOganics ha lanciato anche quest’anno la call “Organic innovation 2018” che prevede la presentazione di iniziative sul tema dell’innovazione in agricoltura biologica. La scadenza prevista inizialmente prevista per il 15 settembre è stata prorogata al 30 settembre. Ci sono quindi ancora alcuni giorni per presentare proposte. La partecipazione è molto semplice, basta collegarsi al al link: Call for Organic Innovations e compilare il form, che si trova sempre nel link. Per comodità, di seguito è riassunto il contenuto delle richieste:

  1. Short title of your innovation (max. 150 characters)
  2. Contact person (name, affiliation, address, email, telephone)
  3. Project partners / partners who contributed to the development of the innovation  (name and affiliation )
  4. Short summary of the innovation, addressing the following: What is the innovation  about, what are the main objectives, benefits & relevance? What are possible  drawbacks of the innovation? (max. 500 words)
  5. Context of the innovation. Who were the main actors developing the innovation  (private sector, advisory services, farmers’ organisation, research, etc)? What made  them to develop the innovation? What was the concrete driver? (max. 300 words)
  6. Potential for scaling-up: How widely is the innovation  already used and what is the  potential use?
  • In terms of geographical scale
  • In terms of numbers of adopters

Under what conditions can the innovation be used or adopted by others?

  1. How does the innovation contribute to  more efficient food & farming systems?