On-Farm Practice Driven Innovation


Practice-led innovation supported by science and market-driven actors in the laying hen and other livestock sectors

HORIZON 2020 ISIB-02-2014 project, Grant no. 652638


WP 2 On-Farm Practice Driven Innovation

WP leader: Dr. Thea van Niekerk, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

This WP focuses on practice driven innovation on farm. Its aim is to create (or support) twelve to fifteen functioning innovation networks at local level across different participating Member States working towards finding innovative solutions for reducing Injurious Pecking which are then shared on national and regional level.

The core tasks in this WP are:

  • Mobilizing network actors (farmers, advisors, packing and processing industry, assurance schemes and retailers) into innovation networks
  • Facilitating the overall innovation process and interaction between actors
  • Organising knowledge exchange on national and cross national level