SCAR Conference 2019

  • 13th June 2019
  • by secretary

12 June 2019SCAR Conference 2019 «CONTRIBUTING TO SHAPE THE FUTURE».

Organised by 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.

The SCAR Conference brought together SCAR delegates, SCAR Steering Group members, SCAR Strategic and Collaborative Working Groups’ Chairs and Co-chairs and members, and JPI representatives, and European Commission officials to jointly work on the contribution of SCAR to shape the future.

The objective of the Conference was to reflect on SCAR’s functioning in the coming year, reflect on the role and impact of SCAR in the EU’s future Horizon Europe Programme, synergies with CAP and policies on research and innovation, how SCAR could assist in speeding up R&I impact at EU and national level, as well as to discuss possible working groups addressing new challenges.

A meeting showcasing a number of the 29 Horizon 2020 Thematic Networks preceded the Conference on 11 June afternoon.