The series of webinars “A soil deal for Europe – mission possible in the Baltic Sea Region”

Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Offices, and NCBR Poland in Brussels in cooperation with countries National Contacts Points (NCPs) are pleased to invite you to the second webinar entitled “A soil deal for Europe – mission possible in the Baltic Sea Region”. The event will be held on June 29th and will focus on the engagement of citizens and business for the EU Soil Mission.

This time, the experts from the European Commission (EC) together with the Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Polish start-ups and NGOs will showcase the opportunities under “Horizon Europe” funding programme and present best practices on how to contribute to the EU Mission “A Soil Deal for Europe” in the Baltic Sea region countries.

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These events are online and free of charge. Registration is necessary and open until June 27th. For registered participants the link to the Zoom meeting will be sent via e-mail on June 28th.

Register to the event here.

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Date: 2022, June 29, 9:30 – 11:30 am CEST

Topic: The engagement of citizens and business for EU Soil Mission

Agenda:

09:30 – 09:35     Opening by Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Offices, and NCBR Poland in Brussels

09:35 – 09:55     Arianna Pasa, Participatory Instruments in “A soil deal for Europe – mission possible in the Baltic Sea       Region” EU Mission Implementation Plan, Directorate – General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI), European Commission

09:55 – 10:15     Q&A

10:15 – 10:25     Michael Browne, Chief Executive Officer, CrowdHelix Opportunities in the Soil Mission

10:25 – 11:15     The Soil Deal Innovations in the Baltic Sea region countries:

  • Soil Your Undies, Piibe Vaher, eAgronoom, Estonia;
  • Regenerative farming – benefits by nature, Adam Baucza, “Terra Nostra” Agricultural Development Foundation, Poland;
  • Novel monitoring methods and soil management approaches for climate responsible agriculture, Rūta Abaja, Institute for Environmental Solutions, Latvia.
  • Remediation of soil polluted with petroleum hydrocarbons in Phy2Climate project, Mantas Rubiežius, Biovala start-up, Lithuania.

11:15 – 11:25     Q&A

11:25 – 11:30    Concluding remarks

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Date: 2022, June 15th, 9:30 – 11:30 am CEST

Topic:  EU Soil Mission’s state of play and National initiatives

Agenda:

09:30 – 09:35     Opening by Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Offices, and NCBR Poland in Brussels

09:35 – 09:55    Ambitions of the Soil Deal for Europe Mission – Paola Eulalio, Research Programme Manager,   Research and Innovation Unit, Directorate – General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI), European Commission

09:55 – 10:05     Q&A

10:05 – 10:35    The Mission coordination actions at the national level:

10:35 – 11:15     Baltic Sea region cases studies:

11:15 – 11:25     Q&A

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The summary of the event can be downloaded here.

Recordings of the event can be re-watched here.

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