Presentation on theme: "SAFEFOODERA Stakeholder Group meeting with Food Service Sector Ljubljana, 8 - 9 February 2007."— Presentation transcript:
SAFEFOODERA Stakeholder Group meeting with Food Service Sector Ljubljana, February 2007
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success Working together is success Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success Working together is success Henry Ford
SAFEFOODERA and the European Steering Committe (ESC) The members of SAFEFOODERA-ESC are funding bodies from countries that are willing to open up and coordinate the food safety aspects of their ongoing national/regional programs > 90% of European food safety projects are nationally funded, but normally not within food safety programs
2008 A European platform for protecting consumers against food health risks The Staircase to the Future Information Exchange External communication Strategic Activities Joint Activities Transnational Activities External communication 2004 ERA-NET SAFEFOODERA
Funders (bureacrats) Scientists Industry Network of national and EU Funders All EU MS and AMS + Network of scientific research institutes and universities members in all EU MS and AMS + CIAA The Retail and Food service sector Consumers The primary objective of SAFEFOODERA The primary objective of SAFEFOODERA is to establish a platform for protecting consumers against health risks from the consumption of food.
SAFEFOODERA WP6 – External Communication - Objective Dialogue with stakeholders to Facilitating pan-European dissemination and exploitation of project results The scientific community (Lisabon, 23 – 24 November 2006) SAFE Consortium membership, complemented with other institutes to be selected. 2.The Food Industry (Copenhagen, 14 – 15 December 2006) Tthe Confederation of the food and drink industries of the EU (CIAA). 3.The Retail and Food Service sectors (Ljubljana, 8 – 9 February 2007) Representatives from The Confederation of National Associations of Hotels, Restaurants, Cafés and Similar Establishments in the European Union and European Economic Area (HOTREC), the European Federation of Contract Catering Organisations (FERCO), the European Modern Restaurant Association (EMRA), Eurocommerce and the International Committee of Food Retail Chains (CIES). 4.The Consumers (February 2007) The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) 5.The Commission and EFSA (Berlin, March 2007) The management board of EFSA and the Commissions ERA-NET organisation.
Information meeting of the Coordinators of ERA-Nets and Heads of Technology Platforms in the field of biotechnologies, agriculture, fisheries and food research Chair: Christian Patermann, Director RTD.E Biotechnologies, Agriculture, Food" Opening address by Christian Patermann and Tour de Table "Manufuture", E. Westkämper "Agro-technologies and Manufuture", NN Discussion of the following topics: · Training and education · New emerging technologies · International outreach Discussion of the following topics: · Relationships between ERA NETs and TPs · TP Mirror groups, national funding · Relations with the European Parliament · Research infrastructures · Other topics of interest Conclusions