European Stakeholders

NEWS | Pilot projects for Rural Smart Communities

The EU is launching two new large-scale pilot projects to boost rural economies through cross-sector digital service platform. The €30 million initiative, funded through the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, focuses on rural digital service platforms, innovation ecosystems and the smart village approach. More than 50 partners from across [...]

2021-02-03T20:10:32+01:00January 6th, 2021|

NEWS | Smart Villages and Rural Digital Transformation

Source: ENRD, 2020 Smart Villages and Rural Digital Transformation is the latest Briefing developed by the European Network for Rural Development to assist Managing Authorities and rural stakeholders in designing and implementing Smart Villages initiatives in key domains. The focus of this document is on promoting digital transformation [...]

2021-02-03T20:11:42+01:00September 21st, 2020|

NEWS | Blockchain and wood traceability

The Wood-chain project, funded by PEFC International, will test and stimulate the application of blockchain technology as an innovative IT solution for forestry and wood applications, strengthening traceability and PEFC certification. Blockchain technology may allow a transparent and complete tracking of wood and timber products, fully compatible with [...]

2021-02-03T20:12:43+01:00August 2nd, 2020|

NEWS | Slovenian Digital Innovation Hub

The 4PDIH (Public Private People Partnership Digital Innovation Hub) in Slovenia is a one-stop-shop platform for digital transformation and digital competence development. The partnership aims to create awareness and provide services to grow digital competences, share digital experience and case studies, and support the Slovenian government to adapt [...]

2020-05-26T15:23:47+02:00April 22nd, 2020|

NEWS | The impact using digital technology has on rural development

A report published by the French Rural Network, overviews the impact of using digital technologies on the local development of rural areas. The reflections gathered in the document via interviews, knowledge and observations from 16 experts, showcase examples of good practices from France in areas such as mobility, [...]

2020-05-26T15:18:40+02:00March 11th, 2020|