See how the information meeting with academics under the BSB Smart Farming project went

The team of the Business Agency Varna Association organizes information

meeting on an international project related to rural development

economy in which it partners with Greece, Armenia, Romania, Georgia and


The Smart Farming project is part of a Joint Operational Program

Black Sea Basin 2014 - 2020 and refers to the development and implementation

of a model for preparing the conditions for providing digital

transformation in agriculture in the Black Sea basin.

The project meets the need for a significant change in

the existing conditions in all countries of the Black Sea basin,

related to the digital transformation in agriculture and related

sectors around the world that also affect the region. The digitalization of

the agricultural sector requires a transition from traditional farming to

modern methods through new technologies and the project considers the main

territorial challenges in several dimensions.

The hybrid meeting was attended by online representatives of

the academic communities in Varna, participants from 6 local universities,

journalists and those interested in the topic.

The president of the Business Agency Association, Sylvia Stumpf, addressed

to those present with a call for feedback and the expert opinion of

the academy.

The platform will be available soon at with lots

developed case studies, thematic sections for startups, a huge database,

There will be stories of manufacturers who have relied on digital technologies

opportunity for communication. There you will be able to find information about

funding opportunities under the next programming period.

The meeting ended with a discussion on the problems of the challenges in

modern agriculture and how universities can get involved.

More information can be found at

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