Section 1 Call 2020 - Agro-Food Value Chain

Basic Information

The Mediterranean diet is considered by the UNESCO as one “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” identifying several Mediterranean countries. Together with appropriate techniques of food processing and the correct life-style historically associated to the Mediterranean societies, a balanced diet has been recognized for having multiple health benefits. However, dietary habits of the population of the Mediterranean basin have been changing during the last decades mainly for the increasing incidence of social phenomena (e.g. fast meals/or junk food), with negative health consequences such as rises in obesity and incidence of non-communicable diseases (such as diabetes, heart attacks, cancer).

Network PRIMA
Aim of the joint call Topic 1.3.1-2020 (IA) Valorising the health benefits of the Traditional Mediterranean food products - Development of innovative food products based on consumer-centred re-design of traditional Mediterranean recipes and ingredients
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 11/02/2020
Deadline Pre-Proposal 06/05/2020 Submitted proposal: n/a
Deadline Full-Proposal 22/09/2020 Submitted proposal: 14
Evaluation End Date n/a Successful proposal: 4 Proposals funded: 4
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries
  • Health
Type of research
  • Applied Research
Target groups
  • Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
  • Public Research Organisations (PROs)
  • SME (Small and Medium Enterprises)
Participating networks n/a

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
FLAT BREAD MINE Flat Bread of Mediterranean area; INnovation and Emerging pr... 01/10/2021 31/03/2025 18
FunTomP Functionalized Tomato Products 01/05/2021 30/04/2025 16
LOCALNUTLEG Developing of innovative plant-based added-value food produc... 01/05/2021 31/10/2024 20
MEDWHEALTH Development of new wheat-derived foods of the Mediterranean ... 01/10/2021 30/09/2024 9