Although Eurostars is open for projects within all technology fields, this Call for project outlines is focused on developing innovative products, processes or service systems in the fields of “Market driven R&D in innovative technologies applied to the food chain”. Applicants are expected to develop ready-to-market solutions for products, technology-based services or methods in:
Food technology (processing, packaging and labelling, additives),
Food safety and quality (food-borne diseases, quality and nutritional properties),
Novel proteins and food products
Valorisation of agricultural waste streams (organic waste from agriculture, Agro-industrial side streams, waste streams from food-processing)
Dateline for Applications: 13th of September 2018 (20.00 hours)
The relevant offices can provide a professional assessment of your draft proposal if it is sent for comments before the 31st of August 2018 at the latest.
Illustration Photo: At the FPL Foods facility in Columbia, S.C., technicians are producing a new meat product that incorporates a French-developed osmotic drying process that is more nutritious, has a longer shelf life and is less costly to produce than current meat jerky products. (credits: U.S. Army photo by Tom Faulkner / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))