However, uptake of new technologies on farms is patchy. Here we propose educational technology adoption tools with the following objectives: 1, To deliver an innovative engagement framework that facilitates technology adoption on farms across Europe; e.g. to embrace the benefits of using enhanced animal genetics or to advance the use of precision machinery technologies in crop production2, To demonstrate increased outputs as well as improved environmental performance through technology uptake3, To ensure young farmers, businesses managers and advisors have the capability and foresight to engage with new technologies and can identify financial benefits that can accrue4, To develop Agricultural student ambassadors to work with farmers to increase technology adoption
Educating for Technology Take-off
New technologies and innovations offer significant opportunities to farm businesses to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, enhance yields and outputs, as well as reducing environmental impacts.
Explore the relationship between nutrition, health and sustainability and understand how healthy eating can prevent disease.
During the EIT Food Entrepreneurship Winter School 30 students from many different study backgrounds and countries came together to tackle the challenges of Europe’s food system.
The aim of the SME workshops is to identify contemporary challenges and solutions in the poultry industry dedicated to feed manufacturers, advisors, farmers and employees in poultry factories, as well as managers responsible for the strategy and profitability of fodder and poultry production, all from RIS-eligible regions.
EIT Food partners with European Carbon+ Farming Coalition to accelerate decarbonisation of food systems
EIT Food, the world's largest food innovation ecosystem, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), has today announced its involvement in the new European Carbon+ Farming....
Innovative market platforms, like Get Wasted and Circado, aim to solve food waste by giving food surpluses, residual flows and waste streams a market value.