About us

We are non-profit Business Support Organization located in North-Eastern part of Slovenia, with a vision to foster cross-sectoral innovation and implementation of novel technologies and ICT in rural-based sectors.

Aiming at bringing together target groups (such as SMEs, food system actors, farmers and other rural actors) and turn them into being ‘’Smart’’, thus creating a unique Europe-wide innovation-based eco-system, supporting the shift towards more resilient, healthy and environmentally, socially, economically sustainable rural areas.

Operated by group of interdisciplinary professionals, having strong international references, network of institutions and extensive experience in conducting EU funded projects and other projects focused on rural development.
 

DIH AGRIFOOD

Digital Innovation Hub - DIH AGRIFOOD is a »One-Stop-Shop«, providing digital transformation services to organizations (farmers, farmer associations, food producers, food supply chain actors, solution providers) through a Multi-ActorApproach (MAA) to provide safe, sustainable and quality food, while considering economic, environmental and social aspects and implications of food production and delivery.

GREEN POINT (Zelena točka)

Short Food Supply Chain LivingLab; Green point is fully operational, biggest and most advanced regional short food supply chain, founded by farmers, involving more than 100 local farmers, food producers and cooperatives, covering the process of production in green house and open-air fields, with logistics from own distribution centre and different means of sales: gross sale, retail and online. The Greenpoint in delivering food to citizens, public institutions (schools, kindergartens, elderly homes, hospitals, ...), private organizations (HoReCa sector organizations).

 
 

FARM MANAGER

is a business planning and data aggregation platform for farmers and food producers, based on a comprehensive and technically advanced e-service, allowing farmers and food producers to develop overall farm production plans, using different farming methods, technologies and approaches.

Ongoing Projects

  • DEMETER – Building an Interoperable, Data-Driven, Innovative and Sustainable European Agri-Food Sector
  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Topic: RUR-06-2020 – Innovative agri-food value chains: boosting sustainability-oriented competitiveness Project: PLOUTOS – Data-driven sustainable agri-food value chains Timeline: […]
  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Topic: CE-FNR-07-2020 – FOOD 2030 – Empowering cities as agents of food system transformation Project: CITIES2030 – Co-creating resIlient […]
  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Topic: SC5-16-2019 – Development of commercial activities and services through the use of GEOSS and Copernicus data Project: ENVISION […]
  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Topic: ICT-58-2020 – International partnership building between European and African innovation hubs Project: AfriConEU – The first Trans-continental Networking Academy […]
  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Topic: ICT-33-2019 – Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar Project: STARTUP3 – Supporting deep-tech based innovative market players […]
  • Programme: H2020 Cascade funding projects Topic: agROBOfood project funded under DT-ICT-02-2018 – Robotics – Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) Project: H3O-SpotOn – Healthy Environment, Healthy Farmers’ Finances […]
  • Programme: Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme Topic: Erasmus+ EAC/A02/2019 Project: STARTUP3 – Supporting deep-tech based innovative market players to uptake opportunities, upgrade performance and upscale […]
  • Programme: ERASMUS+ Topic: Erasmus+ (KA202 – Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training) Timeline: September 2018 – August 2021 Project budget: 446.842,00 EUR Website: https://www.smartfarming-project.eu The […]
  • Programme: RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (PRP 2014-2020), EIP projects Sub-measure 16.2 Support for pilot projects and for the development of new products, practices, processes and technologies The […]
  • Programme: Interreg DANUBE transnational programme 2014-2020 Programme Priority – PA 1 – Innovative and socially responsible Danube regionProgramme specific objective – SO1.1 Improve framework conditions for […]
  • Project: EKOGEN – Economics of farming with the support of geospatial analysis Timeline: July 2020 – July 2022 Project budget: 701.055,40 € Co-financing: 299.912,10 € With […]
 
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Membership

Active participation and collaboration in European networks and platforms is essential for cross-fertilization and exchange of knowledge, technologies, methods and practices.
European Cluster Collaboration Platform
Smart Specialisation Platform
European Network of Living Labs
High Tech Farming
Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation