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Cambridge Global Food Security

A Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge

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EIT Food Partners

EIT Food is a consortium of 55 partners from leading businesses, research centres and universities across 13 countries. It aims to generate long-term relationships between industry, educators and researchers.

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A Pan-European Partnership

Partners were selected strategically from across Europe, to unite leading stakeholders within the food system across primary production, processing, packaging, logistics/ distribution, retail, food service, consumer research, nutrition/ health and the public sector.

The University of Cambridge is a founding member of the consortium, contributing world-class research expertise across the whole food value chain from farm to fork including in plant and crop science, modelling and epidemiology in plant and animal production systems, supply chains, and nutrition and health. In addition our entrepreneurial learning, and executive and professional education programme expertise play an important role.

Cambridge is part of the North-West Co-Location Centre, which is led by the University of Reading. Our local Network Partners include NIAB, AgriTech East, and Feedback Global.

 

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Rising Food Stars

'Rising Food Stars' been established as a legal entity, and acts as an umbrella organisation for 50 high-potential start-ups, with complementary competencies across the food supply chain. It is a core partner of EIT Food, and offers outstanding start-ups access to the network and the opportunity to actively engage in EIT Food activities. Our Local Rising Stars include Entomics Biosystems Ltd.

 

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EIT Food Overview

 

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Global food security is a major research priority for UK and international science.

Cambridge Global Food Security is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge. We promote an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenge of ensuring all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and preferences for an active and healthy life. 

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Upcoming events

Agriculture and Health

Sep 05, 2017

Old Divinity School, St John's College

Total Food 2017

Oct 31, 2017

Institute of Food Research, Norwich, NR4 7UA

REAP Conference 2017

Nov 07, 2017

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton

Unlocking Public Health Challenges of Our Time

Nov 14, 2017

Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge

Sensors for Food and Agriculture

Dec 05, 2017

Møller Centre, Cambridge

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