Breakout Sessions - INNOVATION – SHAPING THE FUTURE

Room C - Promoting innovation in rural areas – now and in the future : how can the current support system be improved and simplified?

 

 

14h00 - 15h30 | FLASH PRESENTATIONS

 

Jan Schans

Jan Willem van der Schans

Wageningen Economic Research

LocationNETHERLANDS
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Goncalo Amorim

Gonçalo Amorim

Building Global Innovators

Location Portugal
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Jone Fernandez

Jone Fernández

HAZI Foundations

Location SPAIN
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 DISCUSSION IN GROUPS

 - What are the current practical challenges and needs to support innovative business in rural areas?
- How could the various policies (including RDPs) better support innovative business in rural areas?

 

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This workshop focuses on the perspective of rural businesses, and aims to provide inspiring examples of support tools and mechanisms that help such businesses to innovate and respond to emerging new opportunities and challenges. The workshop will identify specific needs and formulate recommendations on how to improve various policy tools to support business innovation in rural areas.

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