Posts Tagged ‘food’

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INPROFOOD Scenario Workshops

Research, lifestyle and innovation

Two meetings were organized recently within the Inprofood Project. The meetings were attended by 30 delegates from different organizations involved in research, producer associations, public bodies and patients’ associations. The participants came from almost all regions of Italy and... Read more
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Towards sustainable food research

Observa conducted the first Italian scenario workshop on food & health research programming

The Italian scenario workshop have been arranged on 23rd October 2012 in Rome, at the CRA institute, to highlight how research programmes can foster healthy and sustainable food innovation in the next twenty years. The workshop was organized through... Read more
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Ready for the challenges of tomorrow

EFSA’s High Level Conference

On 13th November 2012, in occasion of its tenth anniversary, EFSA – European Food Safety Authority holds the High Level Conference Ready for the Challenges of Tomorrow in collaboration with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Consumers... Read more
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Debating the future of food

First Observa scenario workshop

Observa organizes the first scenario workshop on research programming on food & health. The workshop will be held in Rome (Italy) on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012. This event will be realized through the project INPROFOOD funded by the Seventh... Read more
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Health, food and innovation

Observa among the partners of the new European project INPROFOOD

Observa Science in Society takes part in INPROFOOD, a three-year project funded by the European Union within the Seventh Framework Program. One main question that this project needs to tackle is the role that innovations in foods and new... Read more
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INPROFOOD

Towards inclusive research programming for sustainable food innovations

Food-related health problems are a grand challenge for European societies. Over the past decade, most EU Member States have identified food and health as key priorities. This is in response to increases in obesity and diet-related chronic diseases such... Read more
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The 2011 Science in Society Facts and Figures, Il Mulino publishing house

by M. Bucchi and G. Pellegrini

Which countries have the youngest academic staff? Which companies spend most on research? Which sources of science information are considered the most credible by Italians? And what is their attitude towards digital technologies? Which issues and trends shape science... Read more
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THE 2011 SCIENCE IN SOCIETY FACTS AND FIGURES, Il Mulino publishing house

by M. Bucchi and G. Pellegrini

Which countries have the youngest academic staff? Which companies spend most on research? Which sources of science information are considered the most credible by Italians? And what is their attitude towards digital technologies? Which issues and trends shape science... Read more
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THE 2011 SCIENCE IN SOCIETY FACTS AND FIGURES, Il Mulino publishing house

The new edition was presented on 23rd February in Torino

Which countries have the youngest academic staff? Which companies spend most on research? Which sources of science information are considered the most credible by Italians? And what is their attitude towards digital technologies? Which issues and trends shape science... Read more
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Organic food among science, nature and culture

Environmental issues are increasingly central in public opinion and debate. In the relationship between science, technology and nature, relevant emphasis is placed on the natural dimension, particularly with regard to the area of food. The tendency to favor what... Read more