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Safelivery
Consumer Behaviour

Safelivery

As part of the EIT’s Crisis Response Initiative, this activity directly contributes to the European Union’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Safelivery will develop innovative...

FRIENDS Reduce Food Waste
Consumer Behaviour

FRIENDS Reduce Food Waste

As part of the EIT’s Crisis Response Initiative, this activity directly contributes to the European Union’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. FRIENDS Reduce Food Waste will...

COVICOAT
Consumer Trust

COVICOAT

As part of the EIT’s Crisis Response Initiative, this activity directly contributes to the European Union’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Manipulation of contaminated food surfaces...

Challenge Labs
Consumer Behaviour

Challenge Labs

Challenge Labs are designed to tackle the big problems facing the food sector by bringing together diverse groups of people. It is hoped that Challenge Labs will spark co-founder relationships,...

End-to-end digitised production test beds
Consumer Trust

End-to-end digitised production test beds

This drives the digitization of manufacturing by leveraging digital technologies such as AI and 5G. The demonstration of the benefits of digital transformation will allow to highlight the benefits of...

Building a business model to enhance consumer trust and influence decision making using a sustainability transparency labelling system
Consumer Trust

Building a business model to enhance consumer trust and influence decision making using a sustainability transparency labelling system

The proposal is centred on an EIT-Food Communications platform on sustainability and transparency, a communication system co-created with  consumers with a central focus on increasing consumer trust in the...

Consumer attitudes towards healthier processed meat products
Consumer Trust

Consumer attitudes towards healthier processed meat products

The countries investigated will be UK, Spain and Denmark, countries with high meat consumption rates (> 80 kg per person/year in UK and Denmark and > 90 kg per person/year...

Understanding Food Labels
Consumer Trust

Understanding Food Labels

Get the facts you need to put your trust in the food system. Huge amounts of information are provided on food product labels, but surveys have shown that we&rsquo...

Citizen Science to build consumer trust in the food system
Consumer Trust

Citizen Science to build consumer trust in the food system

Food safety is one of several equally important factors for Europeans when buying food, and citizens have a high level of awareness of food safety topics. On the other...

Consumers and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware
Consumer Behaviour

Consumers and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware

Food safety is highly regulated. Yet, one blind spot is the migration of molecules from contact materials in kitchenware into food. Particular attention needs to be placed on chemicals present...

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies
Consumer Trust

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies

This consumer-focused project will work with consumers, food companies and other stakeholders (industry bodies, non-governmental organisations, regulatory authorities and policy makers, media) across 6 countries in Europe and Israel to co-create...

DACWEED: Detection and ACtuation system for WEED management
Consumer Trust

DACWEED: Detection and ACtuation system for WEED management

Site Specific Weed Management (SSWM) can be achieved by applying a treatment only on the weed patches. Agricultural sprayers are already separating the boom into sections, and the angle or...

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage 2020
Consumer Behaviour

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage 2020

The EIT Food School Network is a collaboration working towards improving dietary choices and reducing food wastage in preschool, primary school and secondary school pupils by bringing together industry,...

TRACOD – Model-based Tracking of Cod and Other Fish Value Chain for Consumer Confidence Boosting and Food Engineers Education
Consumer Behaviour

TRACOD – Model-based Tracking of Cod and Other Fish Value Chain for Consumer Confidence Boosting and Food Engineers Education

We propose to use model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and conceptual modeling for two purposes: model the function, structure, and behavior of the entire “farm-to-fork” food value chain, ultimately...

REIMS-based analysis platform for improved traceability and consumer purchase intention of high-end food products
Consumer Trust

REIMS-based analysis platform for improved traceability and consumer purchase intention of high-end food products

In the last decades, a number of food crises, have threatened consumer confidence in the food industry, driving food business operators to go beyond mandatory traceability requirements and develop systems...

Transparent Food Supply Chains – Entrepreneurial Summer School
Consumer Trust

Transparent Food Supply Chains – Entrepreneurial Summer School

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AUG 15 2020 Do you want to create innovative digital solutions that meet Consumer  & Industry demand for food production transparency, and develop a business idea? A school for...

LeguComf
Consumer Trust

LeguComf

Legumes such as peas and beans are rich in protein and can thus replace animal proteins in human diet. However, the use of legumes is associated with undesirable intestinal symptoms...

Curating citizen engagement: Food solutions for future generations
Consumer Behaviour

Curating citizen engagement: Food solutions for future generations

Through a university course developed by partners representing different aspects of the food ecosystem (from sensory perception to nutrition to food policy), we will educate the next generation of students...

BLINK: BeefLink - Traceability within the beef value chain using rapid DNA fingerprinting
Consumer Trust

BLINK: BeefLink - Traceability within the beef value chain using rapid DNA fingerprinting

Food fraud is in many aspects an appealing activity because the profit margins of this activity can be quite large but the risk of being caught is lower than in...

Smart Tags for Improving Consumer Interaction in Food Value Chain
Consumer Trust

Smart Tags for Improving Consumer Interaction in Food Value Chain

The Smart Tags communication project is set to increase consumer trust towards food products by sharing information about the food product value chain during the whole life-cycle of the product,...

Towards a smarter shopping list
Consumer Behaviour

Towards a smarter shopping list

The platform will also give users the ability to interact with the online-content, receive expert-based recommendations and access educational resources about food and nutrition in order it enhance their food...

HPHC - Development and application of hydrocolloids functionalized by dynamic high pressure
Consumer Trust

HPHC - Development and application of hydrocolloids functionalized by dynamic high pressure

 A new physical method to improve the functionality of selected hydrocolloids with respect to a better texture of food, as well as easier handling in different applications is suggested....

Innovator Fellowship 2020
Consumer Behaviour

Innovator Fellowship 2020

The objective of EIT Food Innovator Fellowship is to empower talents to co-create, address, and gain experiences on excellent ideas capable of bringing their careers a step further, and...

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs
Consumer Behaviour

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

Unlike typical sensory panels and consumer surveys, they will not involve testing of sample products but creation of innovative, non-yet-existing combinations of product features and benefits. The Lab methodology is...

EIT Food TrustTracker®
Consumer Behaviour

EIT Food TrustTracker®

EIT Food TrustTracker® The EIT Food TrustTracker® is an evidenced-based questionnaire which has been developed to measuring consumer trust in the food industry and is an...

FoodUnfolded®
Consumer Trust

FoodUnfolded®

The platform aims to engage with citizens through entertaining and educational content, and by connecting citizens with food experts from both academia and industry to accurately clarify misperceptions or questions....

Developing a Digital Toolkit to Enhance the Communication of Scientific Health Claims
Consumer Trust

Developing a Digital Toolkit to Enhance the Communication of Scientific Health Claims

Consumers often neither understand nor trust health claims on food packages, and so are not able to use them to make informed personal nutrition choices. One reason for this is...

NMR-based MetabolomIcs foR orgAniC miLk authEntication (NMR-MIRACLE)
Consumer Trust

NMR-based MetabolomIcs foR orgAniC miLk authEntication (NMR-MIRACLE)

The project will evolve existing nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology to foster the development of a testing service that distinguishes organic from conventional milk, at all supply chain  levels ...

Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish
Consumer Trust

Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish

This project provides three rapid, hand-held tools for enhancing the trust in fish products. The objective of this collaboration is to generate real-time, reliable, portable and friendly-to-use monitoring devices that...

Food Fortress for raw materials and ingredients in Europe – Gaining Consumer trust through transparency
Consumer Trust

Food Fortress for raw materials and ingredients in Europe – Gaining Consumer trust through transparency

This project aims at gaining consumer trust through improving the transparency of the supply chain using rapid-reactive and proactive risk management using a combination of technologies such as predictive...

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System
Consumer Trust

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System

Consumers have never been confronted with so much food choice. Making a decision on what food to eat is affected by many factors, including media reports, diet research findings, and...

How Food is Made? Understanding Food Processing Technologies
Consumer Trust

How Food is Made? Understanding Food Processing Technologies

The course focuses on: The history of food processing – why it emerged and why it is important; Examples of the major traditional and more advanced food processing technologies and...