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Factsheet 5th SCAR Foresight Exercise

5th SCAR Foresight Conference


How EU research in food systems and natural resources can speed Europe’s recovery from the pandemic, and ‘build back better’
Recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic will require many changes – including in the way we produce and consume our food. This has a direct effect on our health, our environment and our society. A special 5th SCAR Foresight Exercise Report, initiated by the European Commission’s Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR), spells out how research and innovation in three specific fields – diet, diversity and circularity – can help speed social and economic progress.





SCAR Foresight Conference Registration Programme 15 12 2020



5th SCAR Foresight Conference


15th December 2020, 9:00 – 13:00 (CET)

WebEx Conference in cooperation with the German Presidency 

We invite SCAR Members, researchers, innovators, food system actors and citizens to join us to exchange and debate ideas on how Research and Innovation...

Report - Preparing for future AKIS in Europe

"PREPARING FOR FUTURE AKIS IN EUROPE" - 4th Report of the Strategic Working Group on Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS), is now available in the AKIS documents area, see here:




The Commissioner Phil Hogan welcomed the fourth Agricultural Knowledge...

SAVE THE DATE - Bioeconomy 2019

OCTOBER 29/30th 2019

Bioeconomy, opportunities under constraints

4 topics:

• Towards a circular urban bioeconomy: the challenge of closing the loops

• Sustainable production of bio resources: an environmental challenge

• Bioengineering serving the innovative bioeconomy

• Citizen involvement in bioeconomy strategies: understanding their...



The presentations of the WORKSHOP ON BIOECONOMY - IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR THE BIOECONOMY - How to set up a National Bioeconomy Strategy, taken place in 20 May 2019 - PORTUGAL, Carcavelos - Hotel Praia Mar, are now available...

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (SCAR Secretariat) and the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, with the support of the H2020 CASA project, are pleased to announce the SCAR Conference 2019 - «CONTRIBUTING TO SHAPE THE FUTURE»

The Conference will be held on 12 June 2019, 09:30 – 17:00...

Group Baltic Workshop Riga


The Latvian Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture, Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture, and Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs, supported by SCAR CASA Coordination and Support Action, organised jointly a Baltic SCAR Workshop. The overall aim of the meeting: to promote the outcomes of SCAR, increase...