In the framework of the European project “INNOVAGRO” – Development of an innovative network for the promotion of extroversion of agro-food companies in Adriatic- Ionian Area, in which the Region of Crete is a partner, a Transnational Extroversion Event will be held in Chania On Saturday, 3/10/2020, 11:00 – 19:00 in the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh).

The main aim of this Extroversion Event is to promote innovative entrepreneurship in the agro-food sector and strengthen the links between Research Institutes, competent Public Authorities and start-ups.

This Extroversion Event will include the following sessions:

  • Exhibition event to promote good practices from all participating countries concerning the commercial utilization of research results related to the agro-food sector.
  • Parallel B2B meetings among the participating research institutes and start-ups, in order to promote further synergies and co-operation.
  • Transnational Contest on the innovative business excellence in the agro-food sector, (INNOVAGRO AWARDS) in order to promote innovative business ideas and start-up agro-food companies.

It is noted that the European project “INNOVAGRO”- Development of an innovative network for the promotion of extroversion of agro-food companies in Adriatic- Ionian Area aims at the development of links and synergies between farmers, agro-food enterprises, Research Institutes and Public Authorities for the promotion of agro-food products’ extroversion, the development of agro-food companies’ internalization and the promotion of environmentally – friendly farming practices.