Call for experts to carry out analyses of national/regional agrifood innovation policies
About EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)
The EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS) is the EIT’s outreach scheme. The scheme enables the transfer of good practices and know-how from the EIT’s unique approach to boosting innovation. It opens up the activities of the EIT to innovators that are not partners, by providing targeted support to individuals and organisations to take part in and benefit from activities, services and programmes.
About the Call
EIT Food with University of Warsaw carries out a comparative analyses of agri-food innovation policies in RIS countries, with a view to further improve EIT Food activities, outreach and targeted offering for local stakeholders. The analyses require inputs from local experts, commissioned with specific analytical assignments. These inputs will support the further development of EIT Food RIS Strategy, design of new instruments and better involvement of local stakeholders in the future activities of EIT Food. Local experts (1 per country) will work closely with University of Warsaw, EIT Food CLCs and EIT Food Hubs (local contact points of EIT Food in each country) to deliver high-quality analysis, facilitating future activities of EIT Food.
Local experts will be selected in an open call, targeting experts in innovation policies and agri-food sector, familiar with operational programmes, smart specialisation strategy, maintaining contacts with relevant local stakeholders from the public sector and being fluent in English.
Interested and eligible experts are invited to submit their applications by 21 September 2020, 3 pm CEST, using the attached “Application Form” and supplementing it by a sample of previous work (reports, scientific publications, internal analyses). Please send the electronic version of application, based on the attached template, with attachment(s) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. and RIS@eitfood.eu.