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Future FOODSEG Events

the next and 6th FOODSEG Symposium will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 14th - 15th September 2017.

The main goal is to discuss and define new H2020 proposals to be submitted in 2018.

Past FOODSEG Events

April 2016: 5th FOOODSEG Symposium in Dublin, Ireland. More than 40 participants exchanged know-how and expertise and discussed common future projects.

April 2015: 4th FOODSEG Symposium in Rome, Italy More than 75 experts med in Rome, Italy, in order to discuss new findings and results of EU funded research projects. This was the first symposium that was held after the period of EU Funding.

April 2014: 3rd FOODSEG Symposium in Novi Sad More than 115 experts met in Novi Sad, Serbia, in order to discuss the results of the FOODSEG project and also to prepare for future cooperative research projects in the field of food safety. The Symposium consisted of lectures, EU project presentations and a brokerage event.

March 2014: FOODSEG EU-Vietnam Workshop in Hanoi The workshop was mainly dedicated to young researchers but also included lectures on H2020 for junior and senior researchers in Vietnam. The EU-Vietnam FOODSEG Workshop was an initiative of our project partners in Vietnam, Hanoi University for Science and Technology, and our project partners in Italy, ISS Rome. The main idea was to organize a workshop that offers scientific know-how and practice to young researchers but also offers the opportunity to discuss any cooperation opportunities between the EU and Vietnam. One opportunity would be a cooperation within one of the calls in Horizon 2020, the new research and innovation funding program of the European Union.  

February 2014: FOODSEG Mycotoxin Workshop in Naples The University of Naples organised a Workshops dedicated to the "hot Topic" of mycotoxins. The workshop was attended by 100 people where also a common projects in the field were discussed and prepared. 

Jan - March 2014: FOODSEG H2020 proposal workshops FOODSEG organised several proposal workshops for its members. Experts meet there to prepare H2020 proposals for a certain topic out of the workprogramme.

October 2013: Workshop in Thessaloniki aiming at the future 40 members of the Foodseg consortium met in Thessaloniki to discuss the future topics in food safety science and research and corresponding policy recommendations, taking into consideration the draft workprogramm of Horizon 2020 (societal challenge: food security).

June 2013: 2nd FOODSEG Symposium in Bucharest 121 experts from different fields along the food chain were attending the symposium. The latest outcomes of the acitivities of the FOODSEG expert groups were presented and a specific workshop on "mycotoxins" was held. To young researchers of the Foodseg exchange program was offered the possibility of attending a special training workshop and to join the experienced experts in discussions. Several EU FP 7 projects in the field of food safety were communicated and promoted. Some of them are the satisfying result of successful identification of reseach needs and formulation of purposeful new project-ideas within the FOODSEG-consortium.

February 2013: FOODSEG dissemination workshop Budapest In this workshop the FOODSEG network presented the results of the 11 eleven working groups with excellence in food, feed and animal sciences. The experts of the FOODSEG network pointed out current strategies for food safety and quality. read more September 2012: FOODSEG Horizon 2020 Round Table for Food and Feed experts Experts discussed in the field of animal health, animal feed, feed additives and farming the important topics for research of the future. Under the guidance of Prof. Jürgen Zentek three groups developed topics of interests. In the following steps the consortium of FOODSEG got in contact with SMEs, farmers and the industry to discuss their needs and define more detailed future research topics.

June 2012: 1st FOODSEG symposium Berlin, Germany The symposium promoted and communicated several EU FP7 projects in the field of food safety and presented the work and results of the FOODSEG working groups.The symposium attracted more than 90 experts form the different fields along the food chain. Exchanges of know-how and research ideas showed a high relevance of food safety and quality within the European Union. Kick-off meeting

The kickoff meeting was held from 8th to 9th of July 2011 in Vienna, Austria.