Digital Transformations and Robotics in Sustainable Agriculture

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[Deadline: 2024/07/23] This call for proposals invites researchers to explore novel approaches, technologies, and methodologies that build on the strengths of the Japanese and European research communities to advance agricultural sustainability, enhance productivity, and ensure food security in an era of rapid technological change.

Which countries and institutions are participating?
The following national and regional funding organisations have agreed to participate in this joint call, leveraging their national and regional R&D programmes and applying their respective funding regulations:

Bulgaria: Bulgarian National Science Fund (BNSF)
Cyprus: Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF)
Czech Republic: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS)
Czech Republic: Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Estonia: Estonian Research Council (ETAG)
France: French National Research Agency (ANR)
Germany: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Hungary: National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH)
Italy: National Research Council (CNR)
Japan: Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Poland: National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR)
Slovakia: Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS)
Spain: Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI)
Türkiye: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Türkiye (TÜBITAK)

How should project consortia be composed?
Each project consortium submitting an application should consist of at least 3 eligible beneficiaries (project partners), 1 from Japan and 2 from two different European countries participating in the Joint Call.

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