"A rethinking of food systems and governance is essential
for meeting current and future challenges"
Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations
High-input, resource-intensive farming systems, which have caused massive deforestation, water scarcities, soil depletion and high levels of greenhouse gas emissions, cannot deliver sustainable food and
We need companies that create innovative systems that protect and enhance the natural resource base, while increasing productivity in order to overcome traditional resource-intensive farming sytems.
The Nordics are world leaders in traditional food production and efficient agriculture and have a leading position in fermentation methodologies. There is a major opportunity in supporting the commercialisation of alternative agriculture and next generation food production.
Smart farming that help mangaging farms using technologies like IoT, robotics, drones and AI to increase the quantity and quality of products while optimising the human labor required by production.
Clean production & farming
Clean production and farming that prevent severe agricultural pollution while ensuring agricultural sustainability. This includes cleaner production techniques in agricultural production as well as innovative technological solutions.
Bio-based and circular economy
Bio-based and circular economy activites involving the use of biotechnology and biomass in the production of goods, services or energy including the application of scientific and technological developments to the agriculture industry.