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Agricultural & Biological Engineering Research


  • European Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) research is highly appreciated among its customers.
  • It offers remarkable competition benefits for Europe in world markets.
  • Agricultural engineers are the first choice of customers when they need experts to solve ABE problems


  • European ABE research produces added value for the European land-based sector and related industries in each area of the food and non-food chain.
  • It improves competitiveness of European production in world markets through enabling the formation of economically, environmentally and socially sustainable production.

Strategic goals

  • European ABE research is appreciated and its contribution is valued by key players throughout Europe
  • The interface with industry is well established throughout the community
  • Interdisciplinary and multinational science and engineering research groups are the common ways of working
  • Special interest groups form a strong core of networking activity