SUSFOOD

Sustainable Food Production and Consumption

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Description

The scope of SUSFOOD includes the entire food supply chain with main focus on food chain sustainability beyond the farm gate. It will cover processing, packaging, transport, retailing, food services, storage and consumer activities. SUSFOOD promotes a multi-disciplinary approach from biology to food engineering and social sciences and tends towards the following socio-economic goals: • develop sustainable food systems from production to consumption increase food production sustainability while reducing waste in food supply chain and limiting environmental damages; • improve quality of life by improving food quality in a sustainable way and the resilience of the food supply chain; • encourage consumers to act in a more sustainable way; • improve competitiveness and economic growth in the European food industry with special attention to SMEs.


Research fields covered by the network

  • Food, agriculture and fisheries

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Joint Calls

Joint Call Title Type Launch Date Deadline
Pre-Proposal
Deadline
Full-Proposal
Evaluation
End Date
2nd Joint Call for Proposals two-stages 01/02/2014 01/04/2014

Submitted: 45

01/08/2014

Submitted: 17

10/10/2014

Funded: 6

1st Joint Call for Proposals two-stages 15/02/2013 03/05/2013

Submitted: 98

01/10/2013

Submitted: 26

 

Funded: 9