The goal of the project is to establish a Slovenian Center of Excellence in Agricultural Sciences (SLO-ACE) as a joint initiative of Agricultural Institute of Slovenia (Kmetijski inštitut Slovenije – KIS) and two world-class institutes i.e. Aarhus University (AU), Denmark and Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), France.
Project will aim to:
– improve research and innovation performance of KIS and Slovene agriculture sector to achieve a competitive position in the global value chains
– increase the scientific capabilities and enable KIS and Slovene agriculture sector to engage in a strategic growth path pointing to longterm opportunities for economic development
– establish links with innovative clusters
– provide access to foreign knowledge flanked with technological modernizations and increased mobility (inwards and outwards) of qualified scientists