Sustainable Food Production

We strive to enhance the global impact of food production, security and safety by focusing on sustainable agriculture, food production, and processing, as well as reducing food loss and food waste across the food chain. We explore innovative methods and processing techniques  to utilise processing by-products, ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on the world around us. 

Integrating precision farming in computer games

The Integrating Precision Farming into Computer Games project will encourage agricultural stakeholders to adopt precision farming techniques and technologies. Precision agriculture is a farming management concept based on observing, measuring…Read More >

“LINKDAPA”: Linking multi-source data for adoption of precision agriculture

The LINKDAPA project aims to promote sustainable agriculture by working with farmers to co-create crop management zones for precision agriculture solutions. Farmers increasingly generate a large amount of data and…Read More >

The development of novel plastic film cladding materials for polytunnels

Poly tunnels, growing areas enclosed by plastic film cladding, have transformed the production of many crops in the UK and around the world, by reducing losses from poor weather, pests,…Read More >

CleanFruit – Standardization of innovative pest control strategies to produce zero residue fruit for baby food and other fruit produce

Fruit crop protection is heavily dependent on chemical pesticides but consumers and fruit processors are increasingly interested in residue-free fruit. The CleanFruit project aims to design and promote a crop…Read More >

Seaweed supplementation to mitigate methane (CH4) emissions by cattle (SeaCH4NGE)

This two-year project aims to reduce methane (CH4) emissions from cattle and increase product quality. There is a gap in the market for products with lower environmental impact as consciousness…Read More >

Constituent sensing of small grains

Knowledge of the food constituents (e.g. protein, carbohydrates) is important for consumers as indicators of nutritional value as well as for the food producers concerning processing quality. Additionally, food safety…Read More >

EIT Food Digital Marketplace for Side Streams

A substantial part of the food industries’ produce ends up to now as waste. The goal of this project is to enable companies worldwide to easily identify candidate side streams…Read More >

Impact on sustainability, shelf life and nutritional value by vertically farmed leafy greens via a new local supply chain

Impact on sustainability, shelf life and nutritional value by vertically farmed leafy greens via a new local supply chain. Access to fresh produce is and will continue to be an…Read More >

Interplay between different wheat cultivars and novel biostimulants to increase quality and yield in different agroclimatic conditions

Improving European farmers’ competitiveness through technology transfer and innovation integration is essential to address future challenges in the sector. Increasing wheat grain quality and yield and enabling sustainable intensification is critical…Read More >