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FOOD 2030 Flagship Conference on Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security and Quality Empowerment

Objective

In the prospect of the discussions on proposal of the EC on the next Multiannual financial framework and the 9th Framework Program for Research and Innovation, coupled with exploring the opportunities for promoting public-private partnership for increasing the processes of inclusive participation involving actors from different sectors, the project for a Flagship conference during the Bulgarian EU Presidency intends to provide a platform for discussions on increasing the impact of R&I for the whole food chain, in response to societal needs and expectations, climate change and globalization. To do this, Bulgaria will address, invite and involve a wide diversity of actors to build a shared and inclusive vision, boosting future investments in R&I in Europe and leveraging private investments and increasing synergies with public funding.
Within the overall European Research and Innovation context, this would mean maximizing the impact from R&I on industry, policy and society, and making difference for local and regional communities and enhancing their innovation potential.
The focus of the conference will be on R&I for future proofed Food and Nutrition Systems. Food 2030 – Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security and Quality Empowerment conference concept will be built upon the whole Food System approach, linking land and sea, producers to consumers and back to addresses the four FOOD 2030 priorities: Nutrition for healthy and sustainable diets, Climate and environmental sustainability, Circularity and resource efficiency,
Innovation and empowering communities.
Such decision is motivated by the accord that research and innovation are key for a better future for societies and will bring secure and competitive environment including transforming existing food systems so that they become sustainable, resilient, diverse, responsible, inclusive and competitive. The outcome of this event will provide the impetus for Europe to further boost broad-based innovation

Coordinator

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
Net EU contribution
€ 100 000,00
Address
Kniaz Dondukov Blvd. 2a
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

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Region
Югозападна и Южна централна България Югозападен София (столица)
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 25 000,00