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CambPlants to play major role in €400m EU Food Innovation Project

last modified Dec 19, 2016 01:39 PM


CambPlants share the exciting news that the partnership we developed across the University has been successful in bidding to the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to become a Knowledge and Innovation Community in Food.


Our joint goal is in making the entire food system more resilient in the context of a changing climate, and improving health and nutrition for people across the world"

Howard Griffiths


The FoodConnects consortium, representing a 50-strong pan-European partnership, will receive anticipated funding of €400m the over the next 7 years. The goal of the FoodConnects programme is to put Europe at the centre of a global revolution in food, by engaging consumers in the change process, improving nutrition and making the food system more resource-efficient, secure, transparent and trusted.



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