Within the 4PRIMA project the University of Siena organizes a Stakeholder Forum aimed at engaging industrial actors in the Euro-Mediterranean Research and Innovation on food and water themes. The Siena Forum generally aims at reinforcing the link between research, innovation and industrial know-how, and at promoting and stimulating adoption of innovation in Mediterranean companies of the agrifood sector. The development of innovative solutions in the food and water systems can promote the welfare of local communities, the business competitiveness and the regional economic development, which are essential conditions for more sustainable and inclusive Mediterranean societies.
The event is organized in co-partnership with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and it wishes to enhance the innovation potential of the PRIMA initiative and to inform Stakeholders about the PRIMA actions, making easier the way to participate to the calls for project that will be launched in 2018.
Together with academic representatives, the invitation to participate the Siena Stakeholder Forum is particularly addressed to:
- Representatives of Businesses belonging to each of the Agrifood value chain phase, with a particular attention to the Small and Medium Enterprises.
- Innovators and entrepreneurs especially young ones, and their representative associations.
- Consumers and their representative associations.
- Agri-food industrial policy makers.
- Financial Institutions