Pamela Byrne hands over JPI HDHL chair to Carlos Martinez Riera

Pamela Byrne hands over JPI HDHL chair to Carlos Martinez Riera

At the JPI HDHL Management Board meeting on June 12 & 13 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Carlos Martinez...

SCAR FS SWG mapping shows need for increased funding of nutrition and health research

SCAR FS SWG mapping shows need for increased funding of nutrition and health research

Food systems R&I related to food consumption has received considerably less funding in Europe...

Community-led working group @OBEDIS started

Community-led working group @OBEDIS started

In 2017 JPI HDHL launched a rapid action call to support a community-led working group that can...

Nutrition & the Epigenome call has closed

Nutrition & the Epigenome call has closed

In February 2018, JPI HDHL launched the call “Nutrition & the Epigenome” to create dedicated,...

  • Pamela Byrne hands over JPI HDHL chair to Carlos Martinez Riera

  • SCAR FS SWG mapping shows need for increased funding of nutrition and health research

  • Community-led working group @OBEDIS started

  • Nutrition & the Epigenome call has closed

Nutrition & the Epigenome call has closed

Nutrition & the Epigenome call has closed

In February 2018, JPI HDHL launched the call “Nutrition & the Epigenome” to create dedicated,...

Community-led working group @OBEDIS started

Community-led working group @OBEDIS started

In 2017 JPI HDHL launched a rapid action call to support a community-led working group that can...

SCAR FS SWG mapping shows need for increased funding of nutrition and health research

SCAR FS SWG mapping shows need for increased funding of nutrition and health research

Food systems R&I related to food consumption has received considerably less funding in Europe...

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World Food Day 2018, 16 October in Brussels

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World Food Day is celebrated each year on 16 October to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and malnutrition. On the occasion of World Food Day 2018, FAO and the European Commission will organize an event hosted by the MEP Mr. Paolo De Castro that will take place in Brussels on 16th October 2018 at the European Parliament. This event will consist of a two-hour debate preceded by a networking lunch. It will provide feedback and build on the findings of the recent 2nd FOOD 2030 High Level Event that took place in Plovdiv under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency on 14-15 June 2018. It will also focus on the next actions needed to prevent hunger by 2030 and to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. Read More...

People’s Food – People’s Health EU-AT Conference, Vienna, 22-23 November 2018.

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A conference on People’s Food – People’s Health. Towards healthy and sustainable European Food Systems, will be held under the Austrian EU Presidency in Vienna on 22-23 November 2018. The presentation of multi-sectorial best practices in the food system will be a main focus of the conference, together with a discussion on potential future initiatives towards healthy and sustainable European Food Systems. A call has been issued to submit examples of best practices by August 31. Read More...

Dutch national research agenda on food & nutrition: English summary available

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The Netherlands, like many other countries, face a number of challenging issues such as obesity, malnutrition, diabetes, climate change and scarcity of resources for food production. While the Netherlands carry out high-level food & nutrition research, this is nevertheless also fragmented. A more coherent and integrated research policy is needed to deal effectively with challenges in the areas of food, health, and sustainability. That is why the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) and the Dutch Top Institute Food and Nutrition (TiFN) initiated The Delta Plan Nutrition Research. Read More...

Horizon Europe, the next European Framework Programme on Research & Innovation

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The JPI HDHL welcomes HorizonEU the proposal for the next European R&I Framework Programme 2021-2027, officially presented by the EU Commission on June 7th 2018. The overall policy for the new framework programme will be an "evolution and not revolution" of Horizon2020 and the programme will be implemented through three main pillars: 1. Open Science, 2. Global Challenges & Industrial Competitiveness and 3. Open Innovation. In particular, pillar 2 includes five clusters of which Health and Food & Natural resources are specifically focusing on the strategic domains of the JPI HDHL. Read More...

FOOD2030 Expert Group advises mission on healthy diets to reduce NCD’s

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At the FOOD2030 conference in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on 14-15th June, a first presentation was made of the findings of the FOOD2030 Independent Expert Group. In their report ‘Recipe for change: An agenda for a climate-smart and sustainable food system for a healthy Europe’ the Expert Group defines focus areas and gives concrete recommendations to all the stakeholders in the food system. This includes a mission in the next framework programme on healthy diets to drastically reduce the incidence of non-communicable diseases. Read More...

JPI HDHL at the Food Nexus Visioning Summit 2018 ”Shaping the future of Food”, Paris 29-30 May

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FoodNexus, a European network of multinational companies, SMEs and knowledge institutes in the area of food, is organizing the first FoodNexus Visioning Summit in Paris on 29-30 May. The aim is to provide clear recommendations on how to shape the future of food, starting from the question: “What are the most urgent problems facing the food industry in the next 10 years, and how can we best meet these challenges?” The JPI HDHL is participating in the summit through its new chair (from July 2018) Carlos Martinez Riera, who will give a presentation for the workshop on Food for health and wellbeing. The speakers also include the coordinator of the JPI HDHL ENPADASI network and a member of the Stakeholder Advisory Board. Read More...

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