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Organic Innovation Days 2022: 11-12 October, Flanders and Brussels, Belgium

This year’s edition of the Organic Innovation Days, the only EU event on organic and agroecological research and innovation, will take place as a physical event on 11-12 October, providing a unique opportunity to meet and network with organic stakeholders and EU decision-makers.

Programme highlights

11 October 2022 at Inagro, Flemish agri- and horticultural research, knowledge and advisory centre (Bus will be organised from Brussels):
Launch of TP Organics’ study on living labs and lighthouse farms in the organic sector
Presentations of exemplary cases from different parts of Europe
Networking lunch
Field visit of the Inagro trial farm, which celebrates its 20-year anniversary this year
Innovation workshop “Establishing a network of organic living labs and lighthouses”

12 October 2022 at BluePoint Brussels:
Keynote speeches on the role of living labs in the conversion to organic agriculture
High-level policy debate with the European Commission and experts from the organic sector on the new Horizon Europe instruments: EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’ and the European R&I Partnership on agroecology living labs and research infrastructures
Networking lunch
Stakeholder Forum for TP Organics Members

Download the draft agenda and grab this opportunity to get the latest insights into organic research and innovation at European level. Register now and stay tuned – find all updates on the TP Organics website!

To attend the organic social dinner on Day 1, 11 October (at own expense), registration is mandatory.

The Stakeholder Forum as a space where all TP Organics Members come together once per year will provide room for discussion and exchange. If you are a member of TP Organics, please fill in the additional registration form by 13 September. It allows you to nominate a new TP Organics Steering Committee Member. The elections and presentations of the new Steering Committee Members will take place during the Stakeholder Forum. TP Organics is the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming. IFOAM Organics Europe is a founding member and hosts its secretariat. Visit www.tporganics.eu for more information and follow its Twitter @TPorganics.

This event is co-financed by the European Union, under the Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). The sole responsibility for this communication lies with IFOAM Organics Europe. CINEA is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information provided.

SAVE THE DATE – IFOAM Organics Europe meets business: 30 November, Brussels, Belgium

On 30th November, IFOAM Organics Europe will organise the 5th edition of IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business. During this event IFOAM Organics Europe’s members, their members and companies involved or interested
in organic will gather in person and discuss current hot topics.

Topics that we will cover are the:

  • Organic regulation,
  • Organic market,
  • Differences and similarities between organic and regenerative agriculture, and
  • Importance of organic principles.

Are you a (partially) organic business or are you interested in venturing into organic? Follow our social media to stay up to date (using @OrganicsEurope) and to register as soon as the registration link is available.

This event is co-financed by the LIFE programme of the European Union, under the under the under the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). The sole responsibility for this event lies with IFOAM Organics Europe. The CINEA is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information provided.

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