Outcome report FOOD 2030 conference 2017 available

The FOOD 2030 conference entitled "Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A science policy dialogue" was held on the occasion of World Food Day on 16 October 2017. The aim of this event was to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) outcomes and case studies relevant to Food Nutrition and Security (FNS), and to contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area FNS.

The conference provided a stakeholder platform to assess the current state of European research, innovation and investment, and explore the future needs relevant to the FNS priorities:

  • food system innovation and empowerment of communities.
  • sustainable and healthy nutrition;
  • climate-resilience and environmental sustainability;
  • circularity and resource efficiency;

The outcome report of the conference provides an overview of the key messages and conclusions of the conference. It gives an outline of the main issues raised by keynote speakers, and provides a summary of the main points raised during the four conference sessions on the above-mentioned FOOD 2030 priorities.

The FOOD 2030 conference built on the first FOOD 2030 High Level Event (HLE) held in Brussels on 12 and 13 October 2016, and the results will feed into the second FOOD 2030 HLE to be held under the Bulgarian Presidency in Plovdiv on 14-15 June 2018.

The outcome report of the FOOD 2030 conference can be found on the conference website
For more information about FOOD 2030, please go the the European Commission's website on FOOD 2030

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