Aid to the primary sector, the food industry, product promotion, R&D and the bio-economy

28 February 2023 / From 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.


To increase food production in the Basque Country, promoting the primary sector and the local food chain, and to guarantee greater territorial balance by providing quality of life for the people who live and work in rural and coastal areas.


10:00 Opening

Bittor Oroz, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Industry.

Boosting the economy in rural and coastal areas.

Jone Fernández, Director of Rural and Coastal Development and European Policies.
– Leader

First sector: SMEs

Leandro Azkue, Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Jorge Garbisu, Director of Agriculture and Livestock.

  • Modernisation of the fisheries and aquaculture sector
  • Aid for the development of fishing areas
  • Itsasoratu
  • Animal welfare certification
  • Transition to organic production
  • Handitu innova
  • Agricultural associations

Food Industry:

Raúl Pérez, Director of Quality and Food Industries
Peli Manterola, Director of the HAZI Foundation.

  • Lehiatu promotion
  • Lehiatu investment
  • Handitu
  • Sectoral intervention wine investment
  • Sectoral intervention wine promotion
  • Fruit and vegetables sectoral intervention
  • Gastrobikain
  • Quality schemes
  • Agricultural and forestry production clusters
  • Elkarteak Food
  • Kooperatu
  • Onekin
  • Berriker R&D aid
  • Cooperation
  • Food digitisation
  • Ikertalent Grants
  • Sendotu

Bioeconomy, Circular Economy and Environment:

Raúl Pérez, Director of Quality and Food Industries.

  • Bioeconomy
  • Grants for environmental projects
  • Innovation grants in circular economy
  • SMEs circulate


11:30 End of day

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