FIT4FOOD 2030 Webinar 3

FIT4FOOD 2030 Webinar 3: Transforming our food systems: Research and Innovation as an enabler of the Farm to Fork Strategy

09 June 2020 / 11:00 CEST

On Tuesday 09 June at 11:00 (CET) the FOODSHIFT consortium will host the 3rd webinar. You can find more information here!

The aim of the webinars is to introduce the importance and challenges of local engagement to transform the EU food system. It will give a broad perspective of what cities can do to contribute to a more future-proof food system. The webinar will introduce the concept of City Labs, by presenting the processes developed by FIT4FOOD2030, focused on building the competences required by the various stakeholders/actors for the desired transformation. City Lab coordinators will share their experiences and learnings.

FIT4FOOD2030 has produced a free webinar series titled: “Towards sustainable food systems through Research and Innovation”. The series aims to advocate for responsible research and innovation (RRI) and system thinking for food system transformation. The webinar series targets local, regional and national policy makers, food chain actors, academia, stakeholder/citizen engagement organisations, NGOs, CSOs, and interested public. The goal of this webinar series is to use the FOOD 2030 policy framework and FIT4FOOD2030 project as case studies to using research and innovation (R&I) policy for food system transformation.

Webinar 1: RRI in the food systems (10 March 2020) 

Webinar 2: Cities as change agents: building competences for future food systems (03 June 2020)

Webinar 3: Transforming our food systems: Research and Innovation as an enabler of the Farm to Fork Strategy (09 June 2020)

Webinar 4: RRI in policy making for future-proof food systems (June 2020, TBC)

Prof. Jacqueline Broerse – Professor of Innovation and Communication in Health and Life Sciences and Director of the Athena Institute, Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Anne-Laure Gassin – Policy officer, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety

The presentations from our speakers will be followed by a live Q&A with a panel from the Directorate-General Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE) as well as the Directorate-General Agriculture (DG AGRI).

Luis Vivas-Alegre and Henk Westhoek will represent DG SANTE.

Kerstin Rosenow, Head of Research and Innovation Unit, will be there on behalf of DG AGRI.

Chrissie Brierley who is the deputy coordinator of JPI Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life will moderate the live panel discussion.

FoodSHIFT 2030 project

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See the recording of the webinar here

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