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4th European Award for Cooperative Innovation





The “European Award for Cooperative Innovation” is a Cogeca initiative that aims to recognise and promote practices and innovative solutions designed by European agri-cooperatives, and share, within the sector and with policy makers, the achievements  in the agri-food chain, as well as the innovative ways to create value for their members.                                                       




Food processes


Business Model Innovation


Governance & Members’ Service


ICTs & Digitalisation

Development and/or improvement of sustainable food production processes that add value to primary production and contribute to human nutrition and well-being
Development of organisational processes and/or strategies to improve cooperative efficiency
Any activity (including financial structures, social entrepreneurship and communication) aiming at improving decision making and relations with cooperative members
Design, development, evaluation and application of innovative ways to use ICTs in agriculture as well as, new analytical capabilities enabling agri cooperatives and their members to maximise performance


The Award is open to the participation of all cooperatives in the agricultural, forestry, agri-food, bio-economy and fisheries sectors, members of any of the full members, automatically affiliated members or affiliated by admission members of COGECA.
After reading the Regulation of the European Award for Cooperative Innovation, please submit your entry application by Friday, 23rd June 2017. 
All relevant documents are here for download: