Connecting the dots to unleash the innovation potential for digital transformation of the European agri-food sector

SmartAgriHubs

Start day

01.11.2018

End day

31.10.2022

Goals

SmartAgriHubs aims to:
Build a network of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH), covering all regions in Europe
Support a critical mass of dedicated Innovation Experiments (IE) that bring together the farming sector and technology suppliers.
Provide structural financial support to third parties through open calls
Ensure the long-term sustainability of the network.
Enable and promote the expansion of the DIHs by including new DIHs/CCs in the
network and through capacity building measures

Outputs

1.Large network of Ag DIHs (400) in Europe. Complete EU network coverage.
2.Final number of IEs by replication between DIHs is 2000. Number of farms involved is 2M.
Number of digital solutions that are introduced into the market is 80.
3.Successful open calls: number of new IEs is 70, amount of additional public EU funding 6 M.
4.Validated business plan for the network of Ag DIHs in Europe for long-term sustainability.