Co-funded Call Mid-term seminar in Ghent, Belgium

 

 

 

From 28th to 29th of November 2019, the SUSFOOD consortium, 56 participants large, was present in Ghent, for the Co-funded Call Mid-term seminar. Several activities were organized for the SUSFOOD2 partners, the research project coordinators (or representatives) and the SUSFOOD2 External Advisory board, with a focus on the first results of the projects, Responsible Research and Innovation and “tips and tricks to valorise research”. 

 

Most of the SUSFOOD2 partners knew Ghent from a series of workshops, defining the scope of SUSFOOD1 in 2012, and now 7 years later we travelled back for the Cofunded Mid-term seminar of the SUSFOOD2 ERA-Net. Hosted by The Flemish Research Institute for Agricultural (ILVO).

 

On the first day of the Mid-term we made a visit to the Food Pilot, an application and analysis center, with facilities that can mimic all sorts of food production lines (meat, vegies, fruits, dairy, …) cofounded by ILVO and Flanders’ FOOD.

There we not only got to know more about the first results of the projects InProVE and IMPROVE, we also got a taste of the projects, by fruit juices produced within the projects!

 

juice

 

Afterwards we went to Roof Food near Ghent, where we continued to think about sustainable food systems, to have an inspiring presentation on urban farming and a delightful “roof-top dinner”.