The 146th EAAE (European Association of Agricultural Economists) Seminar

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EAAE_logoThe 146th EAAE (European Association of Agricultural Economists) Seminar,  titled “Technology transfer as a driver of innovative entrepreneurship in agriculture and the agri-food industry” will take place between 15 – 16 of July 2015 at Chania, Crete, Greece. This year it is organized by the Agricultural University of Athens and hosted by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh).

The conference focuses on technology transfer enhancing innovation and entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector and subsequent impact in the supply chain. This may involve either the formal transaction of innovative products and processes or informal exchange of ideas between the aforementioned stakeholders.… Click to read the full post

The VOA3R experience as seen through the eyes of an agriculturist

During the 7th (and last) VOA3R Project meeting in Rome, Italy.

I am a certified agriculturist, and more specifically I would like to consider myself an expert on Viticulture, since by now, I am a proud holder of a PhD in Viticulture from the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA).

In all my years as a student, I was studying plants, biology, physiology, ecology, genetics and generally, anything that has to do with the biological and environmental sciences as taught in the vast area of expertise in the Agricultural University of Athens. So I quickly started seeing things from the point of view of the researcher. And it was not until I went to my very first congress with an oral presentation in Budapest, in 2007 that I realized what it means to be a part of the researcher world and the scientific community.… Click to read the full post