The main objective of the partnership is the development of joint activities for accelerating the adoption of high and new technologies that can improve the performance of farming practices and farm management. Specific objectives are: adoption of advanced agri-technologies in small and family farms; new solutions for early detection of pests and diseases; improvement of livestock health and wellbeing.
The S3 HIGH TECH FARMING Partnership has aggregated more than 20 Regional and National Administrations with a strong priority related to innovation and adoption of new technologies in the agricultural sectors. The mapping activity allowed a broad involvement of different stakeholders from the business sector. Many clusters are directly involved in the partnership and some businesses are also directly involved in the business cases under development.
The Partnership has also been selected as one of the Pilot Partnerships under the DG REGIO support Pilot Action launched in October 2017.