Online workshop "Strength in numbers - network to innovate"

Time: 26.08.2021

Place: Zoom

Sihtgrupp: All interested parties

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On 26 August 2021, the Rural Networking Department (Estonian Rural Network) of the Agricultural Research Centre will organize an online thematic workshop on networking and innovation. 

The main aim of the event is networking and knowledge exchange on projects from different countries and funding sources/measures. The presented cases will be from Finland, Latvia and Estonia. All interested participants are welcome.

The working language of the workshop is English. The webinar will be held via Zoom, but also possible to follow in YouTube. 

Re-watch the workshop in YouTube:

Registered participants will receive a link to join the webinar one day before.

You can download the programme here: 

The workshop report: 

Online workshop "Strength in numbers - network to innovate"

Thursday, 26 August 2021 (times in EEST)
Zoom and YouTube

Event moderator: Rain Kuldjärv
Event visualization by Joonmeedia OÜ

10.00 Welcoming words


10.00 - 11.00


Plenary session - Building the network

  • Experiences from the EIP-AGRI Service Point | Willemine Brinkman, Netherlands Enterprise Agency 
  • Experiences from the ENRD Contact Point | David Lamb, Scottish Innovation Support Service  
  • Discussion
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 12.30

Thematic session "Soil and plant production"

  • From Soil Innovation cluster to H2020 project SoildiverAgroRoosi Soosaar, NGO Soil Innovation Cluster (Estonia) 
  • Development of a new technology for the production of plant fertilizers from the residues of biogas plant digestion (digestate) and woodchip cogeneration (woodchip ash) | Dagnija LazdinaLatvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" (Latvia) 
  • MIKÄ DATA - Agricultural business development with intelligent data analytics | Petri Linna, Project Manager at Tampere University (Finland) 
  • Discussion
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.45

Thematic session "Food production, processing"

  • Fermentation of oat protein for application in extruded meat analogs Mari-Liis Tammik, Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies Ltd. (Estonia) 
  • Development of medicinal food for patients of malnutrition/dysfagia | Liene Ozola, Ltd. KEEFA (Latvia) 
  • Sastavilja - production of healthy, safe and traceable brand cereals | Veli Hietaniemi, Natural Resources Institute (Finland) 
  • Discussion
14.45 - 15.00   Coffee break
15.00 - 16.15

Thematic session "Livestock"

  • Pleasures and dangers of EIP transnational cooperation | Hardi Tamm, NGO Dairy Cluster (Estonia) 
  • Industrial research of the COWOW system, based on artificial intellect | Anastacia DrebotCOWOW (Latvia) 
  • Kuvaa Nautaa - Thermal imaging in cattle health care | Salla Ruuska, Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Finland) 
  • Discussion
16.15 - 16.30 Closing Remarks

 The reflection and feedback-opportunity
for National Rural Networks and administrative managers
will be held on 27 August at 10.00 (CET). 

Information about the webinar: Rural Network Department of the Agricultural Research Center - Konstantin Mihhejev 


 The seminar is supported by the Estonian rural development plan 2014-2020 technical assistance to national rural network.
The seminar is free of charge for registered participants.  

Viimati muudetud: 21.10.2021

December 2023
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