Results of the call for expression of interest to participate in EIT Food RIS Public Sector Representatives Activity Line (PSRAL) 2023
EIT Food announces the results of the call for expression of interest to participate in the EIT Food RIS Public Sector Representatives Activity Line (PSRAL) project from March 2023.
EIT Food received altogether 14 applications from 7 countries. Experts reviewed the applications, using the evaluation criteria from the call for proposals and 5 highest ranked applications were selected (countries listed in alphabetical order):
• Bulgaria: Trakia University, Stara Zagora;
• Italy: University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari;
• Romania: the University of Life Sciences King Mihai I, Timisoara (ULST);
• Spain: ITACyL - Castile-Leon Agriculture Technology Institute, Valladolid;
• Türkiye: TÜBITAK Marmara Research Centre (TÜBITAK MAM), Gebze.
EIT Food RIS Public Sector Representatives Activity Line (PSRAL) delivers capacity building and professional education to representatives of public sector in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. It provides insights into new agri-food technologies, mission-oriented innovation policies for food system and best practices in leveraging publicly funded research infrastructures for industrially oriented R&D and entrepreneurship. PSRAL consists of two interlinked educational programs. EIT Food InfraBooster (formerly known as EIT Food RIS Research Infrastructure Network) promotes effective use of publicly funded research infrastructures owned by universities or research institutes and relevant for R&D efforts of private sector agri-food companies and startups. EIT Food Government Executive Academy encourages policy makers from national and regional authorities to enhance innovative policies in accordance with agri-food trends, best practices and opportunities for international collaboration.
More information about PSRAL educational programs is available at: https://www.eitfood.eu/educati... and https://www.eitfood.eu/educati...