Title: Transfer of innovation to agricultural sector : example of ZHAW, Institute for Natural Resource Sciences
Authors : Junge, Ranka
Proceedings: Prenos inovacij, znanja in izkušenj v vsakdanjo rabo : zbornik izvlečkov / transmission of innovations, knowledge and practical experience into everyday practice : book of abstracts
Pages : 10
Conference details: 3. Conference VIVUS: Conference on agriculture, environmentalism, horticulture, floristics, food production and processing: "Transmission of Innovations, Knowledge and Practical Experience into Everyday Practice", Strahinj, Slovenia, 14–15 November 2014
Editors of the parent work: Maček, Melita Ana
Maček Jerala, Jerala
Kolenc Artiček, Majda
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Biotehniški center Naklo
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Strahinj
Issue Date: 2014
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Agricultural practice; Research; Innovation
Subject (DDC) : 000: Generalities and science
630: Agriculture
Abstract: The Swiss system with its dual-track VET programmes (apprenticeship) differs from most foreign systems of vocational and professional education and training. It is a successful model which is also receiving increased international attention. The final stage of this education are the Universities of applied sciences. The Zürich University of applied Sciences (ZHAW) is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Switzerland and thus offers a wide range of specialist knowledge. All of its Schools carry out disciplinary and interdisciplinary research. The results of ZHAW research projects are both scientifically sound and practice-relevant. The Institute of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR) emphasizes the interdisciplinary approach to the applied research on the sustainable use of natural resources in both urban and rural areas. The applied projects were carried out together with the business community and were funded by Swiss Federal Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI), Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG). Several projects in which the innovation was transferred from applied research into Swiss agricultural practice, and regional development will be presented.
Departement: Life Sciences und Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Natural Resource Sciences (IUNR)
Publication type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 978-961-93564-3-2
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/2458
Published as part of the ZHAW project : AQUAVET: Introducing Aquaponic in VET: Tools, Teaching Units and Teacher Training
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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