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ETP kicks off 2011
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ETP participates in Commission consultation on future EU research and innovation funding
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ETP European Projects
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Trophelia competition to award student ecological innovation
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Communication Star Awards 2011 honours communications best practice in agri-food research
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Ninth meeting of the National Technology Platforms Food for Life in Budapest
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Upcoming ETP Food for Life events
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ETP Food for Life News
Welcome

Dear Colleagues,

 

It is a great pleasure to introduce the first ETP Food for Life newsletter of 2011 with information on the ETP's ongoing activities. This year promises to be busy with an active work programme and several events taking place in the coming months. 

 

Enjoy this issue! 

Julian Drausinger

Chairperson of the Communication Training & Technology Transfer Working Group

ETP kicks off 2011

The ETP Food for Life started 2011 with its working groups, key thrusts and task forces meeting in order to work towards the new Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). The SRIA reflects the Commission’s new structure (DG Research and Innovation) and is more in the line with the principles of the Innovation Union Initiative under the EU 2020 strategy using innovation as driving force to address future challenges in society.

ETP participates in Commission consultation on future EU research and innovation funding

The European Commission has published its Green Paper on the Common Strategic Framework for Research and Innovation Funding. This Green Paper launches a consultation to facilitate improvement and development of research funding programmes to succeed FP7 post 2014.

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Seventh Framework Programme
ETP European Projects

BECOTEPS

NU-AGE

PROMETHEUS

 

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The product
The product "Mr. Chocolate" created by the students of the Technical University of Berlin, Gold prize winner of the European Student Awards for Food Innovation 2010
Trophelia competition to award student ecological innovation

Trophelia Europe is a European competition to encourage students from universities to compete in the development of new innovative food products. The competition aims to provide innovative ideas for the food and drink industry and to attract new talent to the food sector. To find out more about how to enter click here.

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Agri food results
Communication Star Awards 2011 honours communications best practice in agri-food research
On 1 March, a special event to present the latest findings in communication best practice in the field of agri-food research was hosted by an EU funded project, “AgriFoodResults” and coordinated by Actia -Food for Life France.
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Upcoming Events
Ninth meeting of the National Technology Platforms Food for Life in Budapest

The National Technology Platforms (NTPs) Food for Life are organising their ninth meeting on 2 May in Budapest. This meeting will be held in cooperation with the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and it represents a unique opportunity for our network to discuss the new research and innovation priorities for the European food and drink industry.

For more information click here

Upcoming ETP Food for Life events

Budapest, 2 May 2011- ETP member States Mirror Group

Budapest, 2 May 2011- National Food for Life Technology Platforms

Brussels, 11 May 2011- Build consumer thrust in the food chain (Key Thrust 2)

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Sixth ETP ‘Food for life’ Stakeholder Day

Innovation Day

Nanontechnology Day

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