All Activities

Nov. 14th to 18th: Salon International de l’Entrepreneuriat Africain

Events

Le thème retenu pour cette seconde édition est “Un système d’alimentation durable en Afrique, c’est Possible”. L’évènement sera hybride (en ligne et à Lausanne) avec plus de 250 participants attendus en présentiel.

Nov 15th: End of year networking event

Events

This event will bring together a wide range of players in the agri-food ecosystem. Come and meet the new members of the Food &Nutrition Cluster, experience the Food & Farm Living Lab and network in a friendly atmosphere.

Oct. 17th&18th: EIT Food Annual event

Events

EIT Food’s 2022 Annual Event will take place over two days in Brussels as an in-person event. At this 4th edition, participants will have an opportunity to meet and network with stakeholders, experts and industry peers from across the entire food value chain.

Oct. 24th to 28th: European Research Funding Week

Events

The University of Fribourg invites Euresearch’s National Contact Points to give you more insights on the requirements and the 2023/2024 work programme of the European Framework Programme.

Le Cluster Food & Nutrition recrute !

Opportunities

Afin de poursuivre le développement de leurs activités et de continuer à servir les besoins de leurs membres au mieux, le Cluster Food & Nutrition recherche son futur-e Stagiaire – soutien opérationnel (50%-100%)

Feb. 2nd: Sommet Suisse du Système Alimentaire

Events

SAVE-THE-DATE – Le partenariat #aveniralimentaire vous invite au Sommet Suisse du Système Alimentaire 2023 ! Les résultats de l’Assemblée Citoyenne et du comité scientifique seront présentés, discutés et remis aux politiques.

Enabling greenhouse energy transition

News

Voltiris – an EPFL startup – develops color-optimized solar modules to combine crop growth and energy production. By using this innovative solution, greenhouse owners can improve their energy independence, viability and sustainability.

Call for project proposals – Initiative Food 4.0

Opportunities

The Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences are supporting innovative and effective projects which will contribute towards ensuring a successful future for the Swiss food system. The deadline for submissions is 23 October 2022.

Dec. 1st: Cambridge University – Pitching Event

Events

Senior leaders from major Food, Drink and FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) firms are holding a pitching event for innovative companies, entrepreneurs, start-ups and university spin-offs.

PET-like plastic developed from biomass waste

News

EPFL scientists – in collaboration with an Austrian university – have created a new PET-like recyclable plastic that can be easily made from the non-edible parts of plants. The promising tough, heat-resistant plastic could be used for food packaging.