EXPO 2015: Food East – Research and Innovation Forum

The Food East – Research and Innovation Forum organised by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region in the framework of EXPO 2015 will be held on 24 and 25 June 2015 in the Region's Auditorium, Udine, Italy, under the aegis of the Conference of Regions and Autonomous Provinces and in cooperation with the University of Trieste, University of Udine, OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), AREA Science Park, Istituto di Genomica Applicata (IGA), Polo tecnologico di Pordenone, Trieste Coffee Cluster and Parco Agro Alimentare di San Daniele.

The event will involve universities, research centres and regional and European science parks with the aim to contribute to the Charter of Milan, promoting sustainable agriculture and quality thanks to scientific research and innovation, as well as to design new and effective strategies to face challenges in the agri-food sector.

On the agenda research projects and technology transfer dealing with viticulture, coffee, fishing industry, blue growth and sustainable agriculture. The event will be attended by high-level ministerial representatives from Italy, Albania, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, by European Commission and European Parliament representatives, the Central European Initiative representatives and by prominent professors, universities, national and international research institutes.

The working languages will be both Italian and English.

Deadline for registration: 24 June 2015

For registration please visit: http://eventi.regione.fvg.it/Eventi/iscrizione.asp?evento=5161

Programme: http://eventi.regione.fvg.it/redazione/Reposit/Eventi/5161_Programma_FOOD%20EAST%20Forum_vers_17_06.pdf (in Italian) 

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