The IFNC offers to its members, partners and collaborators many opportunities to learn, discover, exchange ideas, foster innovation or gain visibility.
You’ll find below our latest publications grouped into 3 categories: Opportunities, News and Events.
Feeding your innovation pipeline
Le Cluster Food & Nutrition recrute !
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%)
Call for project proposals – Initiative Food 4.0
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.
Swiss Participation in Horizon Europe
Good news for Swiss-based researchers! Although Switzerland is still a non-associated country, Swiss-based entities can participate in collaborative projects in Horizon Europe as ‘associated partners’
Enabling greenhouse energy transition
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.
PET-like plastic developed from biomass waste
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.
Bühler opens Insect Technology Center
Bühler Group has officially opened its world-class Insect Technology Center. The facility combines Bühler’s expertise with cutting-edge infrastructure to drive the development of the insect industry.
Oct. 17th&18th: EIT Food Annual event
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
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.
Dec. 1st: Cambridge University – Pitching Event
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.