Save the Date & Register now for the Organic Innovation Days 2021

Register now to attend this year’s Organic Innovation Days and discuss Better inputs for organic farming. TP Organics’ annual public event will take place online 30 November 30-1 December, 2021.

For this year’s edition of Organic Innovation Days, TP Organics is collaborating with the European research projects RELACS and Organic-PLUS. These two Horizon 2020-funded EU projects aim to reduce the use of contentious inputs in organic farming.

What to expect?

The first day will discuss alternatives to contentious inputs in organic farming and participants will take a closer look at crop protection products. Different alternatives and results will be presented by the experts of the projects and discussed afterwards.

On the second day, Organic-PLUS and RELACS experts will present the socio-economic results of the projects in 3 sessions:

  • Consumer perspectives and citizen juries;
  • Socio-economic and environmental impacts of alternative tools and technologies;
  • Acceptance level of different alternative inputs, towards a European roadmap for replacing contentious inputs.

These exchanges will be followed by a high-level policy debate on how to tackle contentious inputs in organic farming before the event is concluded with an outline of the next steps.

Consult the event webpage to stay up to date, download the draft programme and register by 28 November!

The event will take place online via the virtual event platform Hubilo. You will receive the link to the online event together with the confirmation email. Present on social media? Share your thoughts and pictures from the event using the hashtags #OrganicInnovationDays #OID2020 #TPOrganics as well as the Twitter handles @TPOrganics @RELACSeu & @OrgPLUSresearch.

These sessions are financed by the projects RELACS and Organic-PLUS, which have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreements No 773431 and No 774340, respectively

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

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