Given that empirically substantiated studies are still lacking, LIVERUR’s short-term objective is to improve knowledge of business models that grow in rural areas, including the understanding of their potential. In the long term, the project will increase the potential for rural economic diversification.
The COST-Lisbon International Conference Education: What’s next? Formal education & training and the transition from school to work in rural areas is the result of an in-progress multidisciplinary scientific network on rural NEETs among researchers from 27 European countries. This network is working, since October 2019, as a four-year COST Action (CA18213 – Rural NEET Youths Network). [...]
With digital technology changing the face of the agricultural world how can we continue to utilise and implement new and existing digital technology into the sector. Many nations are looking to further update their processes, technology and systems to implement more efficient and environmentally friendly methods of farming to meet the new demands of the [...]
LIVERUR aims to expand an extremely innovative business model called Living Labs among rural regions. Living laboratories are ecosystems of open innovation, centered on the user, which often operate in a territorial context, integrating concurrent research and innovation processes within a public-private partnership.
The LIVERUR project involves more than 20 European partners from peripheral areas in which the development of the rural economy is vital for their survival. Although LIVERUR is focused on Europe, one of the partners is located in Tunisia, which provides a greater internationalization to the project.