In order to foster the joint participation of researchers, SMEs, public administrations, universities and research institutes in R&I project proposals on the olive sector, the UJA International Projects Office (OFIPI) has created the so-called OLEA Initiative, which started in Brussels on 29th June 2017 (OLEA R&I Project Info & Networking Event) and is implemented with the collaboration of the UJA Advanced Research Center in Olive Grove and Olive Oils. Following the success of this first meeting, the UJA hosted a second meeting on 25th January 2018 (OLEA R&I Project Development day) with over 100 participants. Furthermore, the International Olive Council endorsed this Initiative after a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the UJA and the IOC on 13th January 2020.
A III OLEA INTERNATIONAL PROJECT NETWORKING EVENT will be offered by the University of Jaén, which will be divided into two sessions (due to the current COVID-19 crisis):
-Session 1 (26th, 27th, 28th May 2020): Online (Agenda/registration form below)
-Session 2 (Date to be scheduled): At the premises of the University of Jaén (Spain)