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Systemic Innovations for a SusTainable reduction of the EuRopean food waStage

Objective

Only in the EU, we generate every year around 89M tonnes of Food Loss and Waste (FLW), accounting for 20% of the total food
produced, with costs estimated at ?143 Bn, impacting each stage of the Food Value Chain.

In SISTERS, we propose a set of systemic innovations addressed to reduce FLW generated in every stage of the Food Value Chain in
Europe that will solve main existing challenges in Production, Processing, Marketing (retailing/wholesaling), Consumption, and the
Logistics among stages.

SISTERS will design the 1st European Short Chain Platform for farmers to sell their discarded production, favouring local economies,
providing access to nutritious and healthy food to the less favoured consumers. Smart and reusable food containers will be designed
to diminish food losses during transportation, maintain bulk and packed food in ideal conditions with new accurate sensors allowing
immediate reaction. Moreover, to improve the preservation and quality of food a set of bio-based and home-compostable
packaging solutions will be created reducing their potential negative impacts in the environment. A novel SISTERS Seal of
Excellence will promote sustainable practices among retailers. While the information provided to the consumers with QR and
dynamic labelling incorporated in the packaging is expected to impact on retailers and consumers sustainable awareness, thus
reducing the discard of food and associated FW. With these cross-sectorial innovations, we will achieve an ambitious environmental
& economic impact of the current dynamics in the food system, contributing to the reduction of FLW and to change the
unsustainable consumer behaviours. With the support of the EC, SISTERS will be a key EU project addressing the problem in a holistic
way, reducing FLW by 27.4% and CO2 emissions by around 20% in the case studies.

Our interdisciplinary SISTERS consortium consists of 18 partners from 8 European countries, with wide expertise in fighting FLW from
Farm

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-GD-2020-4
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Coordinator

FUNDACION AITIIP
Address
Poligono Empresarium, Calle Romero N 12-14
50720 Zaragoza
Spain
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 347 735

Participants (17)

BM SERVICES
France
EU contribution
€ 413 000
Address
La Bastide
48500 La Canourgue
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RIBEREBRO INTEGRAL SOCIEDAD ANONIMA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 360 687,50
Address
Poligono Industrial La Llanada Parcela 31397
26540 Alfaro La Rioja
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ASOCIACION DE ORGANIZACIONES DE PRODUCTORES DE FRUTAS Y HORTALIZAS DE LA REGION DE MURCIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 312 353,75
Address
Avda Ronda De Levante 1 Esc 1
30008 Murcia
Activity type
Other
MUNSTER TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 476 270
Address
Rossa Avenue Bishopstown
T12 P928 Cork
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
REBUS LABS AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 621 928,13
Address
Bernstrasse 1
3066 Bern
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CARBIOLICE
France
EU contribution
€ 85 808,63
Address
Zac De La Graviere Rue Andre Messag
63200 Riom
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BIO-MI DRUSTVO S OGRANICENOM ODGOVORNOSCU ZA PROIZVODNJU, ISTRAZIVANJEI RAZVOJ
Croatia
EU contribution
€ 443 625
Address
Put Brdo 15
51211 Matulji
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ITC PACKAGING SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 301 071,75
Address
C Valladolid 8 Pi El Retiro
03440 Ibi
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 593 526,25
Address
Brinellvagen 8
100 44 Stockholm
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
NATUREPLAST SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 281 643,25
Address
Rue Francois Arago 11
14123 Ifs
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EROSKI SCOOP
Spain
EU contribution
€ 342 125
Address
Barrio San Agustin Sn
48230 Elorrio
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FONDAZIONE EDMUND MACH
Italy
EU contribution
€ 802 459,05
Address
Via Edmondo Mach 1
38010 San Michele All'adige
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
LABORATORI ARCHA SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 313 950
Address
Via Di Tegulaia 10 A
56100 Pisa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENCO SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 263 725
Address
Via Michelangelo Schipa 115
80122 Napoli
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EURIZON SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 428 400
Address
Calle Antonio Lopez 249 1 Local E2
28041 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SAFE FOOD ADVOCACY EUROPE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 526 146,25
Address
Rue Du Taciturne 50
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
GAIA BIOMATERIALS AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 425 250
Address
Bunkagardsgatan 13
253 68 Helsingborg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)