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EIT @ Rural European Innovation Area (REInA) launch event


6 -7 April 2021. Join Gioia Ghezzi, Chair of the EIT Governing Board and Adam Rottenbacher, Head of Director’s Office at the EIT, for the Rural European Innovation Area (REInA) launch event.

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REInA (Rural European Innovation Area) is a pan-European open platform which aims to gather innovative initiatives to support the creation of a new Rural European Innovation Area. The objective of REInA is to be the loudspeaker for European rural area voices, pushing their development, growth, business and natural resources by a fair, green and sustainable management. It will also present relevant challenges, calls, contests and other actions, all of them related to rural and territorial verticals.

Who? The two-day launch event will include keynote speakers such as Janusz Wojciechowski, Agriculture Commissioner, European Commission; Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth and Cristina Maestre, Member of Committee on Regional Development, European Parliament. The event will see the contribution of Gioia Ghezzi, Chair of the EIT Governing Board, during the round table entitled 'New opportunities for thriving rural innovation communities', and Adam Rottenbacher, Head of Director’s Office at the EIT, will join the round table entitled 'What is the EU doing for Innovation in Rural Communities'.

Full list of event speakers can be found here

When? Tuesday 6 April and Wednesday 7 April 2021.

Detailed agenda can be found here

Where? Online - Don't miss this opportunity, get your ticket for free!

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