07 April 2022

On April 5th, 2022, h-ALO project partner Daniele Rossi by Confagricoltura participated to the 30th meeting of the National Food Technology Platforms (NFTP) held during the international fair “Alimentaria”. The meeting was a hybrid event with 20 participants physically and 12 people present by remote, representing in total 19 National Food Technology Platforms and 24 Food and Drink Industry Federations. Alimentaria Fair, in particular the Innovation and trends area Aliber, with the NFTPs programme, was attended by 28.000 professional visitors, 14% of them interacting with flyers and EU projects.

The 30th NFTPs Meeting Agenda:

1.Welcome speech – Françoise Gorga (ANIA) and Eduardo Cotillas (FIAB)

2.European calls 2023 -24 (calendar of the calls, topics to be changed/supported) : Discussion and Actions

3.Update of new partnerships and Food Systems CSA “FoodPaths” – Jonas Lazaro (Food Drink Europe)

4.NFTPs initiatives 2022 to be shared:

  • “Pact4Skills” and I-ReSTART (Prof. Remigio Berruto-UNITO),
  • H-ALO (Dr. Daniel Rossi-Copa Cogeca/Confagricoltura),
  • VIRTUALITY (Dr. Julian Drausinger-LVA),
  • PRO-BAKE (Prof. Andras Sebok-Campden HU).

5.Presentation of Food for Life – FIAB Spain – Eduardo Cotillas

6.Conclusion/Next meeting

7.Wrap-up and lunch offered by the projects “EntreCompFood” and “Feedthemind” at Alimentaria Fair. Gran Via. Barcelona

Have a look at some pictures of the event below!