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Future FoodS launch meeting

June 19 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The launch of the FutureFoodS EU partnership will take place on 19 June.

FutureFoodS is the selected co-funded food systems partnership of the Horizon Europe Framework Programme, involving 87 partners from 29 countries. Its mission is to accelerate the transformation of national, EU and global food systems to make them safe, sustainable, healthy, resilient and reliable for all and within planetary boundaries.

Era4Health will be present at the Round Table with other EU co-funded sustainable food systems initiatives. Focus: Data for transition; public-private partnerships and local knowledge creation/exchange, with the participation of the coordinator of the Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (ILVO), Hendrick de Ruyck.

Program

13:30 to 14:45 – Welcome and introduction of the FutureFoodS partnership
• Monique Axelos, Inrae, Scientific Director for Food and Bioeconomy
• Thierry Damerval, President of ANR
• Margareta Büning-Fesel, President of BLE
• John Bell, Head of the Healthy Planet Unit, DG-RTD
• Albert Wulff, Head of Directorate for Budget, Research, Operational Coordination, German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture – BMEL
• French Ministry of Higher Education and Research – MESR (TBC)
• Claude Yven, Coordinator of FutureFoodS
14:45 to 15:15 Break
15:15 to 17:00 – Food systems presentation and Round Table
Plenary lecture
• Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, Chairperson of the United Nations, HLPE-FSN
Round Table with other initiatives related to sustainable food systems, co-funded by the EU. Central questions: Data for transition; public-private partnerships and local knowledge building/sharing
• Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, Chairperson of the United Nations, HLPE-FSN
• Niels Halberg, vice chair of the SCAR Food Systems Strategic Working Group
• Christian Bugge Henriksen, coordinator of CLEVERFOOD
• Nicolas Tinois, coordinator of AGROECOLOGY
• Esther Diez-Cebollero for the European partnership Water4All
• Hendrik de Ruyck for ERA4Health

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm