Balkan Network of Ideas for Sustainable Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector
T he project "BALKANET - Balkan Network of Ideas for Sustainable Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector" is jointly implemented by six partners from three countries in the Balkan-Mediterranean region (Bulgaria, Greece, Albania) focusing on improving the innovation potential of small and medium- agri-food sector.
The overall objectives of BALKANET is to create a pilot transnational network in order to favour the innovation changing processes, to promote applied research and support to agro-food SMEs’ adjustment capacity, to facilitate the public/private demand and supply of research and innovative business models, towards a sustainable growth of the agro-food sector in the Balkan – Mediterranean partners (BMP) area.
The objective of the BALKANET E-Platform is to provide web-based services in the area of marketing, digitalization and circular economy, to SMEs in the agrifood sector. To provide useful links regarding national authorities, companies, educational institutes and institutions and organizations, which support innovations and sustainable development in the agrifood sector.