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Upcoming Events

SIMRA Final Conference

19/02/2020 20/02/2020

Conferences 2020

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University Foundation
Rue d'Egmont 11
Brussels, 1000

Since its launch in 2016, the Horizon 2020 project “Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas” (SIMRA) has been at the forefront of promoting the contribution of social innovation to social, economic and environmental development in disadvantaged rural areas.

The SIMRA team invites you to their final conference on 19 and 20 February 2020, in Brussels, Belgium, to learn about the project’s main findings and discuss their policy implications at all levels (EU, national, regional and local), and with regards to the legislative reforms still in discussion for the next EU programming period 2021-2027. 

  • Wednesday 19 Februarya full day devoted to discussing the policy impacts of findings across a range of relevant areas of EU policy, and their implementation at the local level
  • Thursday 20 February: a half-day training for policy-makers, Horizon 2020 project partners, practitioners and Rural Development Programmes evaluators to learn how to make the most of the tools developed by SIMRA


Click the button below to register. You will receive a confirmation email once your registration has been reviewed by the organisation team. Please note the technical workshop on the second day is designed for a specific target audience, including: local practitioners, RDP evaluators, policymakers, managing authorities, Horizon 2020 project implementers, researchers, etc. who monitor or implement social innovation.

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Read more at SIMRA's webpage.

Any questions may be directed to Lauren Mosdale at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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