Project: An interlinked digital platform for Food Integrity and Traceability of relevant MEDIterranean supply chains

Project Topic MEDIFIT is a consortium partnership of 12 entities consisting of 7 enterprises (retailers, SMEs, big industry), 3 academic organizations, 2 authorities. The overall objective of MEDIFIT is to enable traceability, authenticity control of traditional Mediterranean foods using latest analytical and software technologies. The focus will be on high added value Mediterranean products of honey and cheese which hold nutritional value and are important for biodiversity conservation. MEDFIT will develop and demonstrate a flexible, modular and standards-based software framework that provides end-users the necessary communication interfaces and web-based software solutions that facilitate the routine use of innovative analytical methods for assessing food traceability and integrity. This includes the creation of cooperative structures for distributed databases, the development of open, reproducible pattern recognition and data analysis methods as well as the link with IT systems containing external product-related information (with respect to e.g. labelling, tracing or other analytical data). Further MEDFIT will develop a Decision Support Systems (DSS) which will be linked to a cloud-based Authenticity and Traceability Data Platform (ATDP) providing access to decentralized food integrity and traceability information repositories. A key aspect of MEDIFIT will be to disseminate this platform to end-users, and organizing training courses for companies and stakeholders which will facilitate better decisions related to food safety, quality, authenticity, as well as traceability. MEDFIT will be addressing current needs on develop and implement innovative solutions, technological tools and/or digital solutions and protocols to achieve traceability and confirm authenticity of Mediterranean food products.
Network PRIMA
Call Section 1 Call 2019 - Agro-food Value Chain

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AUTH Coordinator Greece
2 Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, BFR Partner Germany
3 benelog GmbH & Co. KG, BENELOG Partner Germany
4 MEVGAL, MEVGAL Partner Greece
5 University of Malta Partner Malta
6 University of Cordoba Partner Spain
7 TAFIQS Partner Spain
8 Consejo Regulador de la Denominación de Origen Miel de Granada Partner Spain
9 Agence Nationale de Contrôle Sanitaire et Environnemental des Produits, ANCSEP Partner Tunisia
10 Migros Ticaret A.S, MIGROS Partner Turkey
11 Baltali Gida Hayvancilik San ve Tic. Ltd Sti., Baltali Partner Turkey