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Call for participants – Empowering youth and women in science for a food-secure future


Celebrating the spirit of the International day of Women and Girls in Science in February, FAO and the World Food Forum will organize a hybrid event in Geneva to facilitate an exchange between FAO’s leaders and women in science who are developing innovative approaches, technologies and science to address the current global food challenges we face today.

2 Février: Événement – Sommet Suisse sur le Système Alimentaire


Ces derniers mois, l’Assemblée Citoyenne pour une Politique Alimentaire et le Comité scientifique Avenir Alimentaire Suisse se sont penchés de manière intensive sur cette question. Les recommandations en résultant pour une politique alimentaire durable seront remis lors du Sommet Suisse sur le Système Alimentaire 2023.

Project BIOPACK – Biobased food packaging


Project BIOPACK started in 2019 and involves Prof. Michaud’s Laboratory and Nestlé. Its overall objective is to create life-cycle engineered, biobased food packaging solutions to minimize environmental impact, from production all the way to after use.

Interview – Prof. Véronique Michaud


The research objective of the Laboratory for Processing of Composite Materials, headed by Prof. Michaud, is to establish the scientific base for the next generation of materials.


Jan 26th: Event – Innovation in the food business & Food security


Food security will continue to be a challenge in 2023. Leading businesses in the food sector are innovating to make the food supply chain more sustainable and resilient. 

The panel will focus on different areas of the food supply chain.

Série radio – L’avenir de notre alimentation


Quel sera l’avenir de notre alimentation? Pour discuter de ce thème pour le moins concernant, Loïc Delacour a convié autour de la table plusieurs intervenants, experts et acteurs dans le domaine de l’alimentation, dont le directeur de l’IFNC Christian Schwab.

Jan 31st: Event – Future of Farming


In January 2023 Space4Impact will kick-off the second edition of its international acceleration programme for downstream space applications bringing together space startups and strategic partners across industries. The first event on the Future of Farming will be co-hosted with the Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley.

Horizon Europe 2023-2024 Work Programmes


The European Commission has published the Horizon Europe 2023-2024 Work Programmes. Hundreds of topics are available for a total budget of €13.5 billion in 2023. Horizon Europe is open to universities, research institutes, individual researchers, start-ups and large companies.

IFNC – CIS joint event 2022


For the 2022 edition of the “Meet-the-Professors” event, the Food and Nutrition Center and the Center for Intelligent Systems had decided to join forces and invited partners from the food industry for an intensive online event on the following topic: “Applications of sensors, IoT and robotics for agri-food R&D and operations”.

June 15th: InnoFood & Co


SAVE-THE-DATE – The Cluster Food & Nutrition organizes the second edition of its annual event to connect with the actors of the agri-food ecosystem in Switzerland. Stay updated and join us to discover solutions for a healthy and sustainable food!