The agri-food technical officer of CTA, Nathalie Chavrier, has taken part today in H2Orizon (First Water Technology and Innovation Show in Seville, Spain) in order to present DIVA project and its upcoming funding opportunities for SMEs to digitize the agri-food sector.
H2Orizon, with the assistance of more than 300 professionals, has as its motto in this edition "the efficient management of water in the digital world". DIVA project aims to provide support to the emergence and development of new industrial digitech value chains with applications to the agri-food, forestry and environment sectors.
Support for innovative SMEs
Specifically, the project will support innovative SMEs by fostering new cross-sectoral and cross-border collaborations, set-up collaboration of stakeholders around joint business models, introducing SMEs with potential customers and having them participate in large scale demonstrators, among other measures.