Focus Groups bring together 20 experts with different backgrounds, including farmers, researchers, advisers, and agri-business representatives. The groups collect and summarise knowledge on best practices in a specific field, listing problems as well as opportunities and solutions.
30 Focus Groups have been promoted so far by EIP-AGRI, but new Focus Groups will be supported in the upcoming years. For the time being, Non-food Crops contribution to the Bio-Economy has only tangentially been tackled on some Focus Groups. Thus, one of the aims of PANACEA Network is to successfully promote the creation of a new Focus Groups on NFC.