The Smart Rural project is a two and a half-year project supported by the European Commission (DG AGRI) with the overall aim to promote and inspire villages to develop and implement smart village approaches and strategies across Europe, and to draw conclusions and support future policy interventions on smart villages.
- Dec 2019 : Smart Rural 21 project started.
- Jan 2020 : Strategy development started with five preselected villages.
- Jan - Jun 2020 : Application to become one of the additional 16 villages.
- Jun 2020 : 16 additional villages selected & started strategy developement.