The applications were evaluated by independently working experts, taking into account the selection criteria defined in the call:
- Knowledge of innovation policies and issues related to the local agri-food sector;
- Relevant experiences in carrying out analyses and preparing reports or scientific publications related to innovation policies in the targeted country or its region(s);
- Experiences in preparing English-language analytical documents;
- Experience in carrying out analyses, monitoring, evaluation of funding sources for innovation projects for European Structural and Investment Funds and/or smart specialisation strategies.
Experts from the following countries were selected to carry out the analytical work:
No expert applications were received from Estonia. EIT Food will extend the deadline of submissions of applications from Estonia till October the 7th, 2020.