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Date and time 09.10.2019 11:0013:45  
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Category Internal trainings

The Research Office and the Integrative Food and Nutrition Center (IFNC) are pleased to invite you to an upcoming information session:
EU Funding and Project Opportunities for Innovation in Food and Nutrition
 
When: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time: 11.00 – 13.45, Sandwich lunch provided
Venue: BI A0 448
Registration: Please register here
 
Objectives:
This session will provide an overview on upcoming opportunities in:

  • thematic Food and Agriculture work program in Horizon 2020;
  • EIT Food, Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, of which EPFL is a Core Partner offering thus additional new opportunities for its researchers to participate in product and service innovation project calls;
  • non-thematic EU grants supporting food innovation. 

Aspects covered: information on calls, eligibility criteria, proposal preparation requirements, best practices, internal support available, and contact information for the various schemes. 

Programme:
11:00    Welcome Message, Research Office and IFNC
11:10    Opportunities in H2020 food program “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy”, by Linda Münger, National Contact Point, Euresearch
11:50     EPFL & EIT Food: a new way to support research in food and health innovation, by Irina Sakharova Quitt, Program Manager and Company advisor, Research Office and Euresearch Christian Schwab, Executive Director, IFNC
12:10     EIT Food: overview of existing opportunities for EPFL researchers and businesses, info on upcoming call, by Ilario Ingravallo, Innovation Programme Manager, EIT Food
13:10     Other non-thematic EU grants to support food innovation by EPFL researchers, other organizations and businesses, by Irina Sakharova Quitt, Program Manager and Company advisor, Research Office and Euresearch
13:25    Q&A

For more information please view the following websites

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