• The first VALERIE Newsletter (Summer 2015) contains information ‘about VALERIE’ and on the 1st presentation of the “” search engine, an outline of the VALERIE themes, brief updates on the VALERIE case studies and information on upcoming VALERIE related events:
  • The winter 2016/17 VALERIE Newsletter contains information on the goals of VALERIE, brief updates on the VALERIE case studies, details of the virtual advisor tool including its unique features & feedback received to date, and the aims for 2017:


Project updates


Project reports


Articles in trade journals and industry magazines


Workshops convened by VALERIE

  • “Boosting research outputs: novel approaches for integrating research translation with interactive co-innovation” at the 12th European IFSA Symposium: “Social and technological transformation of farming systems: Diverging and converging pathways”, 12th - 15th July 2016, Harper Adams University, UK. Four papers presented:
    • Ingram, J., Gaskell, P., Mills, J., Dwyer, J. & de Wolf, P. 2016. Inserting co-innovation into research translation: experiences from the VALERIE project. Paper.
    • Kindred, D., Sylvester-Bradley, R., Clarke, S., Roques, S., Smillie, I. & Berry, P. 2016. Agronōmics – an arena for synergy between the science and practice of crop production. Paper.
    • Salliou, N., Barnaud, C. & Monteil, C. 2016. Co-innovating in agroecology: integrating stakeholders’ perceptions of using natural enemies and landscape complexity for biological control into the research and innovation process. Paper.
    • Stilmant, D. & Jamar, D. 2016. Lessons learned from the implementation of three different research postures within a participatory research framework. Paper.


Contributions to conferences and events

  • Willems, D., Koenderink, N.J.J.P. & Top, J.L. (2015). From science to practice: bringing innovations to agronomy and forestry, at the EFITA conference 2015, 29th June - 2nd July 2015, Poznan, Poland. Presentation.
  • Newell-Price, J.P., Thorman, R.E., Bechini, L., Ingram, J., Koenderink, N.J.J.P., Top, J.L., Schuler, P.M., van Evert, F.K. & ten Berge, H.F.M. (2015). VALERIE - knowledge exchange for innovation in agriculture and forestry, at the Catchment Science 2015 conference, 28th-30th September, 2015, Wexford, Ireland. Poster. Abstract.
  • Wigham, M., Koenderink, N.J.J.P., Tahvildari, D. & Top, J.L. 2016. Ontology building with ROC+: how to make your computer applications as smart as you are?, at the ICT Open 2016 conference, 22nd - 23rd March 2016, Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Poster.
  • Schuler, P.M. 2016. Valorising European research for innovation in agriculture and forestry, at the Dissemination Event of the EU Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Info Week, 27th - 29th June 2016, Brussels, Belgium. Presentation.


Scientific publications

  • Willems, D.J.M., Koenderink, N.J.J.P. & Top, J.L. (2015). From science to practice: Bringing innovations to agronomy and forestry. Journal of Agricultural Informatics 6, 85-95, DOI: 10.17700/jai.2015.6.4.214. Download.