Goodman group in winning bid to lead EU food research
The Larry Goodman ABP group has been selected as part of a winning pan-European consortium to lead food research on improving sustainable production of quality food.
The consortium includes 50 partners spanning market-leading businesses, technology innovators, best-in-class research institutions and consumer facing organisations.
The winning consortium was chosen by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) following a competitive selection process and will work to improve food production levels throughout the supply chain. Over the next seven years, the partners will invest close to €1,200m matched with up to €400m, financed by EIT.
The project, called EIT Food, will set up four innovation programmes to target a number of important societal food challenges, including:
• FoodConnects Assistant: Examining the sphere of personalised healthy food and nutrition.
• The Web of Food: Researching the digitalisation of the food system.
• Your Farm2Fork: Exploring consumer driven supply chain development and new technology adoption in farming processing and retail.
• The Zero Waste Agenda: Focusing on transforming the current linear “produce-use-dispose” food model into a circular bio-economy.