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News 12 November 2019
Cover page of the publication 'European cities leading in urban food systems transformation

The publication ‘European cities leading in urban food systems transformation’ highlights the model currently implemented by 6 Ecsite members across Europe to bring different actors together around the topic of Research and Innovation for future-proof food systems.

News 5 September 2019
Location of City and Food Labs across Europe

Seven new organisations join the project as Food Labs and take up the challenge of citizen engagement and competence building around food systems ready for the future

News 17 July 2019
European Union map showing locations of FIT4FOOD2030 City Labs

Look back on one and a half years of work towards food system transformation and catch a glimpse of what's coming next

Calls 21 June 2019
Members of the City Lab Tartu hosted by Science Centre AHHAA preparing lunch as part of Lab activities

FIT4FOOD2030 seeks to involve 7 organisations that deliver science engagement to participate as Food Labs in the final year of the project. Could your organisation be the one we're looking for? Read on to learn what's in it for you!

News 7 December 2018
City and Policy Lab representatives work together during the third FIT4FOOD2030 training, Amsterdam, 27 November 2018.

City Lab representatives from 7 European countries met in Amsterdam last 26-27 November for two intense days of reflection on the first year of the project and training for the road ahead.

News 9 November 2018
People interacting with food during a workshop in the Tartu City Lab

Fit4Food has made available an exhaustive report and analysis on food systems. The project has also created a set of cards that can be used to inform discussions on topics related to food systems, such as circularity, climate change and nutritous and healthy diets among others.

News 26 July 2018
Participants at the City Lab Amsterdam visioning workshop, June 2018

The past few months have seen the FIT4FOOD2030 City Labs begin to take shape, with eight workshops taking place so far. On the agenda: developing a vision of a desirable future food system for their communities as impetus for change.

News 15 June 2018
Building competences on food and nutrition security. ©Fotolia_96317730_Subscription_XXL_©20highwaystarz

T4FOOD2030 has been given the task of developing new educational activities that build the competences needed for more resilient and future-proof food systems. Share with us any innovative formats or activities that you consider scalable, transferable, and adaptable. Drop us an email with a short description and a link where we can find out more, and we’ll do the rest!

News 11 May 2018
How will the food system of the future look like? © Dirima #64093698, 2016. Source: Fotolia.com

Share with FIT4FOOD2030 projects or developments which matter to you, your organisation and your community to have your say in setting the European Union on course for a future-proof food system!

International conference 13 June 2018
FIT4FOOD2030 and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact present: "Sustainable Food Systems for Cities", 13 June, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Are you committed to a healthy and sustainable future for your city? FIT4FOOD2030 invites you to join “Sustainable Food Systems for Cities”, an opportunity to explore selected Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives within the cities involved in the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP).


Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #57, November 2019

IN DEPTH: Feeding your organisation's culture by A. Bandelli

LOOKOUT: The power of objects

PORTFOLIO: Toilets tales by J. Becker

COLUMN: Advancing the field by U. Kastrup & S. Berghmans

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