Presentation on theme: "Food for thought Ole Linnet Juul 29.aug. 11 Future priorities in food reseach Perspectives from the food industry Director General Ole Linnet Juul Danish."— Presentation transcript:
Food for thought Ole Linnet Juul 29.aug. 11 Future priorities in food reseach Perspectives from the food industry Director General Ole Linnet Juul Danish Food and Drink Federation
Food for thought 29.aug. 11 Ole Linnet Juul Overall framework Danish food industry at a crossroad/burning platform: High costs Slow productivity rates Outsourcing of production Slow domestic and international growth That calls for: Urgent need to restore competition Embracing new possibilities (markets, products and technologies) Collaboration between industry and research recognizing interdependence between these two 2
Food for thought 29.aug. 11 Ole Linnet Juul Global trends and food industry Food production needs to increase (security) Global population growth Differentiated food products to differentiated needs Diversity Increasing production in an efficient and sustainable way Sustainable productivity 3
Food for thought 29.aug. 11 Ole Linnet Juul Future research priorities 4 Global population growth Diversity Sustainable productivity Research and innovation Production Production Technology ICT Automation Technology Biotechnology Processes Process Analytical Technology Sensor technology Products Nutrition Genomics Healthy food New recepies Obesity
Food for thought 29.aug. 11 Ole Linnet Juul Key messages Restore competition Explore strongholds in Danish food research Strengthen international collaboration in food research Focusing on growth opportunities and collaboration with industry Research at "eye-level" relevance to and in collaboration with industry (inSPIRe) Increase PhD-programmes with industry Common challenges to funding food research 5
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