ERA-NET CORE Organic will be present at BIOFACH

ERA-NET CORE Organic will be present at BIOFACH, world’s leading trade fair for organic food which takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 14 to 17 February 2018. CORE Organic is organising a seminar at the BIOFACH Congress and is co-organiser of the Science Day.

BIOFACH Congress "Organic Food and Processing for the Future"
CORE Organic Panel Session: "European research meets organic food processing at eye level" (15 February 2018, 16.00 – 17.00)

ERA-NET CORE Organic, a consortium of public funding bodies from more than 20 European countries that has been funding research on organic food and farming, including organic food processing, over more than ten years, is hosting panel session at BIOFACH CONGRESS. The consortium has invited representatives from organic food manufacturing, trade organisations and research to present and discuss challenges of the organic food sector and how transnational research could contribute to the solutions. CORE Organic is already encouraging researchers to include stakeholders in their transnational projects and is seeking to build further on it. 

Panel Co-Chairs: Niels Halberg, ICROFS Director, CORE Organic Head of Programme, and Valérie Dehaudt, French Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fischeries, CORE Organic funding body. Speakers: Roberto Pinton, Organic Trade Association (AssoBio), Italy, Cyril Bertrand, Innovation and Technology Transfer Center dedicated to food processing industry (CRITT Agroalimentaire PACA), France, Johanna Stumpner, Association of Organic Food Processors (AöL), Germany, and Nikola Schulz, Project manager ERA-NET SUSFOOD2.

Science Day
TP Organics and CORE Organic Session: "Organics in future EU Research & Innovation policy" (16 February 2018, 10.00 – 13.00)

The morning session of Science Day, organised in cooperation with ERA-NET CORE Organic, will be dedicated to European research and innovation policy. "What will be the place of organics in the new EU policies that are currently being developed?" Inspired by testimonies about how previous research projects have benefited organic companies, participants will discuss how research in the organic sector can contribute to more sustainable food systems.
The detailed programme of this session can be found on the webpage on Science Day 2018.

For more information, please go to the BIOFACH website

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