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1 SC2 BIOECONOMY in Horizon 2020 Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy 19 DICEMBRE 2013 TAVOLA ROTONDA Iniziative e partenariati strategici per una visione integrata verso H2020 The role of the Food for Life and European Technology Platforms Daniele Rossi Chairman Italian Food For Life Vice-chairman European Technology Platform Food For Life Prossimi appuntamenti:

2 The European Technology Platform Food for Life: aims Increase R&D strategy; Coordinate research in Europe and prevent duplication; Promote SME participation, specific programmes and networks; Focus, align and collaborate transnationally between stakeholders; Increase multidisciplinary / cross-sector education and; Optimise knowledge capture and dissemination of knowledge between Member States and towards SMEs.

3 The agro-food sector is the largest manufacturing sector in Europe, but its share of food & drink exports in the world is reducing! need for more Added value The ageing population and changes in lifestyle and dietary patterns have increased the incidence of chronic non-communicable diseases need for Food & health / Add life to years Consumer concerns over food safety and environmental issues need for Food you can trust and Sustainable food production Healthy ORIGIN Target population for food industries & public healthcare Communication, Training & Technology Transfer Food & Health Food & Consumer Target population for pharma industries Food Quality & Manufacturing Unhealthy - Food Safety Sustainable Food Production Food Chain Management

4 Establishment of 36 National Food Technology Platforms Mobilisation of stakeholder community EC s High Level Group recognised importance of the ETP in 2009 Joint Programming: Recognition of specific F4L priorities in the 2 JPIs Health Diet for a Healthy Life & Agriculture, Food security and Climate Change The establishment of a Food KIC in 2016 Achievements Call Total topics in EU Food Research calls Source Food for Life Topics based on SRA 2007: Call : Call 2A : Call 2B : Call : Call : Call : Call : Call Overall success rate 90%

5 Revision of Strategic Research Agenda Now five years old becoming a little out-of-date Must have an increased emphasis on Innovation to match demand of industry and funding bodies New document is called A web based document that Strategic Research and will be continuously revised Innovation Agenda (SRIA) Available at

6 Scientific challenges of the ETP Food for Life 1 Innovation supported by Communication, Training & Technology Transfer 2 Improve Health, Well-being and Longevity 3 Safe Foods that Consumers can Trust 4 Sustainable & Ethical Production 5 Food Processing, Packaging & Quality 6 Food & Consumers 7 Food Chain Management Objectives Objectives Challenges Objectives

7 36 Food for Life NTPs: think locally, act globally! COORDINATOR: Italian Food for Life

8 WHAT ARE NTPs The consultations on the ETP Stakeholders Strategic Research Agenda held between April 2006 and January 2007 have resulted in National Food Platforms. NTPs are the voice of the national food industry (industry-led, public/private partnerships). National Federations are the key founders, leaders and actors. They are a response to Major European and National Challenges. They represent a valuable means of networking stakeholder communities of the agri-food sector in the MS through the coordination of research, development and innovation activities at national level ( bottom-up approach). They provide an efficient channel for two - way communication with the ETP. They provide support and assistance to new and emerging Platforms.

9 Since April NTPs were established under the umbrella of Food for Life: 1. ALBANIA 2. AUSTRIA 3. BELGIUM FLANDERS 4. BELGIUM WALOON 5. BULGARIA 6. CZECH REPUBLIC 7. DENMARK 8. ESTONIA 9. FINLAND 10.FRANCE 11. GERMANY 12.GREECE 13.HUNGARY 14.ICELAND 15.IRELAND 16.ISRAEL 17.ITALY 18.LATVIA 19. LEBANON 20. LITHUANIA 21. MONTENEGRO 22. NORWAY 23. POLAND 24. PORTUGAL 25. ROMANIA 26. RUSSIA 27. SERBIA 28. SLOVAKIA 29. SLOVENIA 30. SPAIN 31. SWEDEN 32. SWITZERLAND 33. THE NETHERLANDS 34. TURKEY 35. UKRAINE 36. UNITED KINGDOM

10 Food Industry (leading role) Food Research Community Consumers organisations National Public Bodies Farmers representatives Retailers representatives Financial institutions DRIVE FOOD INNOVATION. PROMOTE A BETTER COORDINATION OF EU FOOD & NUTRITION RESEARCH ACTIVITY. MOBILISE A CRITICAL MASS OF NATIONAL & EU PUBLIC & PRIVATE RESOURCES. ENHANCE COMMUNICATION, TRAINING & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER.

11 More than industrial companies involved. About 800 research centres/universities & consumers' organisations involved. For a total of more than national stakeholders involved (Industry, Research, Consumers, National Public Bodies, Farmers, Retailers, Financial institutions). Each Platform is open to enlarge the partnership. 1. Rome, Brussels, Brussels, Budapest, Barcelona, Riga, Brussels, Rimini, Budapest, Bonn, Istanbul, Paris, Vienna, Brussels, Athens,

12 NTPs normally follow a three-stage bottom-up process of development. The same followed by the ETP: A COMMON VISION AN AGREED STRATEGIC RESARCH & INNOVATION AGENDA A COSTED & MANAGED IMPLEMENTATION ACTION PLAN

13 Partnership with other stakeholders, improving mutual understanding and trust. Overview of new trends/ideas forecasted key research areas at EU level. Increased involvement of Industry in R+D. Framework for technology transfer, tailor made information and communication system for SMEs. Better focus and target ETP proposals, position papers. Promote, organise and conduct precompetitive research projects.

14 ITALIAN TOP PRIORITIES FOOD THEME SFS /2015: Resource-efficient eco-innovative food production and processing Phase 1 18/06/2014; Phase 2 09/10/2014 SFS : Sustainable food and nutrition security through evidence based EU agrofood policies First stage 12/03/2014; Second stage 26/06/2014 SFS /2015: Authentication of food products First stage 12/03/2014; Second stage 26/06/2014 SFS : Innovative solutions for sustainable novel food processing technologies First stage 12/03/2014; Second stage 26/06/2014

15 ITALIAN TOP PRIORITIES ENERGY THEME EE /2015: Removing market barriers to the uptake of efficient heating and cooling solutions Single stage 5/06/2014 EE /2015: New technologies for utilization of heat recovery in large industrial systems, considering the whole energy cycle from heat production to transformation, delivery and end use Single stage 9/12/2014

16 ITALIAN TOP PRIORITIES INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP ICT THEME 1.A.3 ICT Challenge 3 Future Internet 1.A.3.6 Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation 1.A.1 ICT Challenge 1 A new generation of components and systems 1.A.1.2 Smart System Integration

17 ITALIAN TOP PRIORITIES INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP INNOSUP : Capitalising the full potential of online-collaboration for SME innovation support First stage 10/3/2015; Second stage 12/8/2015 INNOSUP : Measuring open innovation inputs and outcomes in SMEs Single stage 21/1/2015 INNOSUP : Community-building and competence development for SME instrument coaching Single stage 12/3/2014 ACCESS TO RISK FINANCE CBTT : Capacity-Building in Technology Transfer Single stage 15/4/2014

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20 THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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