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AN INNOVATIVE COLLABORATIVE CIRCULAR FOOD SYSTEM TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE AND LOSSES IN THE AGRI-FOOD CHAIN

Objective

It is evident that current food supply chains are notoriously inefficient and show vulnerabilities from initial agriculture production down to the final household consumption and the management of the waste generated.

FoodRUs strategy has been built on the basis of the three fundamental pillars of food sovereignty to undertake Food Waste Prevention challenge being Circular Economy a mandatory model from which to generate, implement and replicate solutions, in different value chains. The reasoned application of these basic principles where FoodRUs strategy is applied, will assure resilient and sustainable local and regional Bioecosystems thanks to a multi-actor and multidisciplinary approach.

FoodRUs will deployed 23 technological, social, financial, legal, educational, political, labelling and organizational innovative solutions involving the mobilization and active participation of more than 40 actors to overcome the specific challenges of the selected value chains and follower regions consisting on: experts on agro-industry, Life Cycle Assessment , social innovation and social economy, sensitisation , culinary arts, nutrition, labelling, fiscality and ICT tools; municipalities; policy makers; ethical finance organizations, stakeholders of the entire food value chains (producers, farmers, retailers, packaging and logistics services, restoration sector, consumers associations and communities); waste managers; entrepreneurs; ONGs; food banks; social kitchens; educational centres and civil associations. FoodRUs will screen 3 value chains focused on 3 specific types of food in Europe:
-Cross-regional Spanish pilot (SPP) focused on vegetables and IV range salads
-Danish pilot (DP) that will analyse the value chain for meat and fish
-Slovak pilot (SLP) analysing the bread value chain

FoodRUs will actively involve 6 European regions as Followers: (Valencia (Spain), Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Linz (Austria), Plovdiv (Bulgaria) and Halandri (Greece)

Call for proposal

H2020-RUR-2020-1
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA IGLESIA DE DEUSTO ENTIDAD RELIGIOSA
Address
Avenida De Las Universidades 24
48007 Bilbao
Spain
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 858 368,75

Participants (28)

GEONARDO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIESLTD
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 106 290,63
Address
Zahony U 7
1031 Budapest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENGINEERING - INGEGNERIA INFORMATICA SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 390 315,63
Address
Piazzale Dell'agricoltura 24
00144 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ASSOCIATION DES VILLES ET REGIONS POUR LA GESTION DURABLE DES RESSOURCES
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 173 750
Address
Avenue D'auderghem 63
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
ASOCIACION DE LA INDUSTRIA NAVARRA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 325 312,50
Address
Carretera De Pamplona 1
31191 Cordovilla
Activity type
Research Organisations
AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 543 332,50
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FEDERATION EUROPEENNE DE FINANCES ET BANQUES ETHIQUES ET ALTERNATIVES
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 194 718,75
Address
Rue De Progres 333
1030 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
BASQUE CULINARY CENTER FUNDAZIOA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 265 750
Address
Paseo De Juan Avelino Barriola 101
20009 Donostia San Sebastian
Activity type
Research Organisations
GREENOVATE ! EUROPE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 256 062,50
Address
Rue D Arlon 63-65
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
FUNDACION HAZI FUNDAZIOA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 201 250
Address
Calle Muntsaratz 17 A
48220 Abadino Bizkaia
Activity type
Other
FLORETTE IBERICA SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 175 875
Address
C/ Paulino Caballero 52 Bajo
31004 Pamplona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EROSKI SCOOP
Spain
EU contribution
€ 177 318,75
Address
Barrio San Agustin Sn
48230 Elorrio
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SOCIEDAD ESTATAL CORREOS Y TELEGRAFOS SA SME
Spain
EU contribution
€ 133 525
Address
Via De Dublin 7
28070 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AYUNTAMIENTO DE ZAMUDIO
Spain
EU contribution
€ 475 011,25
Address
Plaza Sabino Arana 1
48170 Zamudio
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
ELIKA NEKAZARITZAKO ELIKAGAIEN SEGURTASUNARAKO EUSKAL FUNDAZIOA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 107 406,25
Address
Granja Modelo Arkaute
01192 Arkaute Alava
Activity type
Other
CONSORCIO PARA LAS ESTRATEGIAS DE DESARROLLO DE LA RIBERA DE NAVARRA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 101 112,50
Address
Plaza Yehuda Ha Levi S/n
31500 Tudela
Activity type
Other
JESPERS TORVEKOKKEN APS
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 250 687,50
Address
Vandtarnsvej 75
2860 Soborg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FRISKE FISK A/S
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 58 843,75
Address
Kattegatvej 57
2150 Nordhavn
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
OXNEHOLM A/S
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 110 425
Address
Sondre Mellemvej 48
4000 Roskilde
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HORKRAM FOODSERVICE A/S
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 146 650
Address
Centervej 1
4180 Sor
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SLOVENSKA POLNOHOSPODARSKA UNIVERZITA V NITRE
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 312 875
Address
Trieda Andreja Hlinku 2
949 76 Nitra
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NEW EDU NO
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 182 001,25
Address
Kovacikova 12
94901 Nitra
Activity type
Other
TBS AS
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 109 375
Address
Sportova 1
916 01 Stara Tura
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FREE FOOD JEDLO PRE VSETKYCH
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 129 000
Address
Vajanskeho Nabrezie 59 15C
81102 Bratislava
Activity type
Other
REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE WEST REGION ROMANIA
Romania
EU contribution
€ 41 000
Address
St Proclamatia De La Timisoara 5
300554 Timisoara
Activity type
Other
PLOVDIV CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Bulgaria
EU contribution
€ 41 000
Address
Samara Street 7
4003 Plovdiv
Activity type
Other
BUSINESS UPPER AUSTRIA - OO WIRTSCHAFTSAGENTUR GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 49 950
Address
Hafenstrasse 47-51
4020 Linz
Activity type
Other
NEMZETI ELELMISZERLANC-BIZTONSAGI HIVATAL
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 41 000
Address
Keleti Karoly Utca 24
1024 Budapest
Activity type
Other
DIMOS CHALANDRIOU
Greece
EU contribution
€ 41 000
Address
Agiou Georgiou 30 Kai Aristidou
15234 Halandri
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)