As part of our networking activities, we participated in a workshop organised by CO-FRESH on the design of co-creation activities that foster innovation in food value chains on 9 June 2021.
We presented our project at the SWG SCAR-AKIS group meeting which took place on 1-2 June 2021. The SWG SCAR-AKIS group focuses on improvements of the functioning of knowledge and innovation systems in the Bioeconomy.
FAIRCHAIN ans its sister projects – CO-FRESH, FOODRUS,LOWINFOOD, PLOUTOS – were presented along with the overarching Farm2Fork Strategy during an event entitled ‘Collaborative and circular food systems to reduce pollution and improve health’ during the EU Green Week 2021.
FAIRCHAIN partner FH JOANNEUM (Sustainable Food Systems research group at the Institute of Applied Production Sciences) hosted a workshop with food stakeholders of the Styrian region to prepare the launch of the future Food Innovation Incubator. The topics discussed included concerns within the Styrian fruit and vegetables sectors; offers that could address these issues and expectations from the Food Innovation Incubator. Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research in Karlsruhe supports the co-creative methodology.
On 29 March 2021, we participated in a workshop with our sister projects hosted by CO-FRESH to exchange on mapping methodologies of existing agri-food value chains.