Mid-term meeting FACCE SURPLUS, 15-16 November 2017, Paris, France

Industrial valorisation, knowledge transfer and science-policy interface was on the agenda when FACCE SURPLUS representatives met in Paris in mid-November.

FACCE SURPLUS is half way through the project period and therefore a midterm meeting took place in Paris on the 15th and 16th of November 2017. This event was also be the midterm meeting of the FACCE SURPLUS research projects selected in the frame of the 1st call. Representatives from all 14 FACCE SURPLUS research projects were invited to the midterm meeting.

'I am very excited to have this chance to gather researchers and stakeholders from all the different projects around Europe. This is a great chance for everyone to share experiences and knowledge, and to focus on valorisation aspects, in particular the potential of those projects towards industry, farmers, and policy makers.' says Nicolas Tinois who is the project coordinator of FACCE SURPLUS.

Four keynote presentations focussed on how research can make its way to policy-makers, end-users and to industrial valorisation. After the presentations, the participants had the chance to elaborate on the subjects in groups.

The midterm meeting also the opportunity to discuss and further develop future activities within FACCE SURPLUS.

See the full program of the Midterm and valorisation meeting on the FACCE SURPLUS website

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