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Foresight on the impact of COVID-19
Consumer Behaviour

Foresight on the impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the most pressing challenges in our complicated food system. What can we do to better prepare for the ​transformation of the agrifood sector caused by...

FRIENDS Reduce Food Waste
Consumer Behaviour

FRIENDS Reduce Food Waste

FRIENDS Reduce Food Waste will develop an end-to-end pricing solution that is expected to reduce food waste by more than 40%. The solution will be introduced in a...

COVICOAT
Consumer Trust

COVICOAT

COVICOAT, a project by INL (International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory) from Portugal, Eroski (a Spanish supermarket chain) and 2BNanoFood from Portugal has been awarded EURO 485,000 of funds to develop an edible...

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...

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020
Consumer Trust

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020

The FutureKitchen infotainment series, launched on FoodUnfolded in 2019, sets out in 2020 to further encourage a connection to our food systems and increased consumer trust. Infotainment inspires to learn...

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...