Call for applications: Are you the next FIT4FOOD2030 Food Lab?

July 22, 2019

FIT4FOOD2030 is looking for 7 organisations that deliver science engagement to participate as Food Labs in the activities planned for the final year of the project. Food Labs develop action-oriented trainings for students, consumers, researchers and professionals.

As a FIT4FOOD2030 Food Lab, you’ll first receive training (October 2019) on methodologies and resources for helping food systems prepare for the future through Research and Innovation (towards the goals of the European Commission’s FOOD 2030 policy framework). Equipped with these tools and your existing expertise, we invite you to open a dialogue with citizens and stakeholders in your area around future-proofing the local food system and deliver training responding to local needs, experimenting with one of FIT4FOOD2030 educational modules currently being developed by the project. Finally, Food Labs will have the opportunity to share their experiences and lessons learned with a variety of European-level stakeholders in the project’s final conference (autumn 2020).

Based on your interests and resources, FIT4FOOD2030 is open to discuss and support you in a role that goes beyond this initial proposal. You can also expect chances to connect with an extensive network of partners and existing labs and visibility at the European level, both online and in person.

All organisations interested in or wishing to experiment with

  • Nutrition and sustainable and healthy diets
  • Climate-smart and environmentally sustainable food systems
  • Circularity and resource efficiency
  • Innovation and empowerment of communities

are invited to apply. Practical information about the call, selection criteria and the application form can be found on the Ecsite website.

Application submission remains open until 31 July, midnight CET.

For more information visit the FIT4FOOD2030 website.

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