Events - Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A Science Policy Dialogue - 16 October 2017, Brussels, EU Commission, CHARLEMAGNE building This one day conference will serve to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Nutrition and Security (FNS).
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Events - Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017 - Save the Date ! - 3-4 October 2017, Brussels The European Commission is organising the Industrial Innovation Info Days 2017, with support of external stakeholders.
The aim is to:
- Build the basis for the future of Industrial Research ...
Success Stories - Digging deep to help Europe's soil European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and urbanisation. The scientists want to come ...
Events - COST Connect: Water for Food and Agriculture in the Mediterranean Area - 28 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium Water for food and agriculture is an important topic on the agenda. COST supports more than 20 Actions in this area and European stakeholders intensively discuss the issue with a ...
Events - European conference on Xylella fastidiosa: finding answers to a global problem: Palma de Mallorca, 13-15 November 2017 - 15-17 November 2017, Spain, Palma the Mallorca, University of the... A major scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa is to be held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, from 13-15 November 2017. The conference is being organised jointly by ...
Events - ADVANCES IN GRAIN LEGUME CULTIVATION AND USE - 28-29 September 2017, Serbia, Novi Sad, Hotel Park This conference marks the final year of two EU FP7-KBBE projects devoted to Grain Legumes, LEGATO and EUROLEGUME, and thus the complementarity of the scientific and technical outputs developed by ...
Research Headlines - Orchard waste could be a fruitful source of biofuel Waste prunings from orchards, vineyards and olive groves could be a valuable source of biomass energy and help boost rural economies, say EU-funded researchers. The key ingredient is a sustainable ...
Scientific Advice Mechanism - Commission's top scientific advisers publish explanatory note on new techniques in agricultural biotechnology Following the request of Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, the scientific advisers provide a detailed scientific description of the full spectrum of agricultural breeding techniques used in ...
Events - ISM – MYCOKEY Workshop – Training Course 2017 Strategies for minimization of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi in food chains - 16-19 October 2017, Bari, Italy The Institute of Sciences of Food Production – National Research Councilof Italy (ISPA-CNR), under the aegis of the MycoKey project (http://www.mycokey.eu/) and the International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM), is hosting ...
Events - 1st MYCOKEY International Conference "Global Mycotoxin Reduction in the Food and Feed Chain" - 11-14 September 2017, Ghent, Belgium The H2020 MycoKey project first international event for the food and feed safety community is foreseen in Ghent, Belgium from 11 to 14 September 2017.
Food safety experts will join ...
Research Headlines - Fish production forecasts for sustainable fisheries The EU-funded ClimeFish project will co-create projections of fish production and distribution together with industry. The project will help ensure that future increases in seafood production occur in areas and ...
Press Centre - European Commission addresses barriers to innovation: the first Innovation Deal focuses on water reuse Today, the European Commission, together with 14 partners from national and regional authorities, universities, knowledge centres, innovators and end-users, takes concrete steps to address regulatory barriers to innovation by signing ...
Research Headlines - Anticipating the impact of climate change on Europe's seafood The EU-funded CERES project is using models to anticipate the impact of climate change on European fisheries and aquaculture. The assessment will feed into industry-driven solutions to secure Europe's seafood ...
Events - Leading the way to a new European bioeconomy strategy - 10 May 2017, Berlin, Germany Join us at this ThinkForest seminar to discuss the bioeconomy, in the light of the review and updating of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy.
• How can bioeconomy contribute to sustainable and ...
Events - Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs - 31 May 2017, European Commission - DG Research and Innovation, Covent Garden, Place Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels This full day FOOD 2030 workshop will provide an opportunity to explore the role of cities in fostering food systems innovation and green jobs at the local level. The main ...
Research Headlines - Toolkit for bioeconomy blueprints Green, bio-based industries could drive smart new growth in Europe's regions. An EU-funded project has developed assessment and guidance tools to help regions design strategies to boost entrepreneurship and investment ...
Research Headlines - Researching renewable building materials for a more sustainable Slovenia The EU-funded InnoRenew Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Slovenia will foster research on the innovative and efficient use of renewable resources in building materials.
Success Stories - Sustainable food security - with a little help from nature Within a few decades, supermarket shelves could be empty. A shortage of food is likely unless farmers can produce enough for the world's rapidly growing population. Combining higher yields with ...
Research Headlines - Connecting ICT solutions with sustainable agriculture in Serbia A new European centre of excellence for the development of advanced technologies in sustainable agriculture and food security will open in Serbia with the aim to boost economic growth in ...

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