Research Headlines - Promoting pioneering food-processing technology By overcoming the bottlenecks and barriers hindering market uptake of innovative food-processing technologies, the EU-funded i3-Food project aims to reduce food waste and improve the quality and shelf life of ...
Research Headlines - FieldFOOD has its finger on the pulse of food processing The EU-funded FieldFOOD project is using innovative electric pulse technologies in a bid to make food processing more resource-efficient and cost-effective. Its solutions will be widely applicable across the sector, ...
Events - GRAIL Final Event - 20 September 2017, Barcelona, Spain The GRAIL project (FP7) has been built with 15 partners from 9 different countries with the aim of finalizing the solutions given previously to the valorization of glycerol and transform ...
International Cooperation - EU expands its research cooperation with Brazil and South Africa The European Union will further boost its research and innovation cooperation with its strategic partners Brazil and South Africa in order to better understand marine ecosystems and climate. The three ...
Success Stories - Strategy to scale-up fish industry's competitiveness EU-funded project unpicks why Europe's fish industry is suffering in the face of international competition and will provide the industry with new software and studies to help improve business strategies.
Research Headlines - Scientists get closer to natural blue pigment Demand for natural pigments in the cosmetic and food industry is high, but most blue pigments used in cosmetics and food are still artificial. THE EU-funded BIOVADIA project increased understanding ...
Success Stories - Can farmed fish become vegetarian to reduce the industry's eco-footprint? Can carnivorous farmed fish become vegetarian? Trout is one of Europe's main farmed fish. Its diet relies on catching wild fish. The goal is to reduce the pressure on marine ...
Research Headlines - To freeze or not to freeze - it's in the proteins EU-funded scientists delved into a special class of proteins to solve the mystery of how creatures such as winter flounder and ocean pout don't freeze along with the waters they ...
Research Headlines - Reshaping aquaculture with healthier, cleaner ocean farms An innovative start-up is finalising the development of open-ocean fish farming technology that could reshape the global aquaculture industry, enabling farmers to raise larger quantities of fish in healthier, more ...
Research Headlines - Origins of the (stone fruit) species As global competition for fresh and processed fruit increases, breeders and producers also have to deal with the effects of climate change and more pathogens, especially sharka disease, appearing in ...
Research Headlines - Model approach to organic fish farming Organic aquaculture production is much in demand, but some traditional fish farmers may need guidance on how to make the switch. The ECOFISH project is developing a model and guide ...
Research Headlines - Forest study helps Europe prepare for climate change An EU-funded project tracked tree growth and carbon emissions in forests across Europe and South Africa, drawing lessons for the sustainable management of Europe's more temperate, but warming, forests.
Research Headlines - From farm to flight Biofuels for aviation face numerous challenges in the journey from farm to flight. An EU-funded project has successfully demonstrated via test flights how biofuel can enter the aviation supply chain ...
Events - Agrimax stakeholder workshop: business models for new supply chains to create value from agri-food waste - 28 September 2017, Lleida, Spain This one-day stakeholder workshop will develop business models for new supply chains to valorise agricultural and food-processing waste.
Inviting farmers, agricultural cooperatives, food producers, investors and other interested stakeholders, we ...
Research Headlines - New sustainable indicators to protect fish stocks and economy EU-funded researchers have developed new indicators to determine fisheries' maximum sustainable yields that fully respect ecological, economic and social sustainability. These indicators will feed into Europe's fisheries management plans for ...
Events - Biopharma meets IT: PERMIDES MatchMaking Lunch in Heidelberg - 12 July 2017, Heidelberg, Germany On 12 July, biopharma SMEs and IT SMEs are invited to a matchmaking lunch at Heidelberg’s Technology Park.
Up 15 biopharma companies can pitch their project ideas and needs, followed ...
Events - OLEA R&I Info & Project Networking Event - 29 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium The UNIVERSITY OF JAÉN (Spain) is located in the province of Jaén (Andalusian Region), which is the main producer of olive oil in the world.
In order to foster the ...
Research Headlines - Homegrown food for the metropolis Where there's a city, there's a wider region that could provide a lot of its food. And yet, the produce on the average urbanite's plate is often imported from further ...
Events - Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe (SIMWOOD project final conference) - 12-13 October 2017, Paris, France Regional, national and European stakeholders interested in wood mobilisation are invited to the conference ‘Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe’ (SIMWOOD project final conference).
The programme is designed to address ...

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