Alternative proteins: Stakeholder networking event (online)

08 Dec 2020

Inspiring keynote speeches, informative presentations and targeted 1:1 meetings will give attendees lots of opportunities to gain knowledge and collaborate. 

This event aims to bring together stakeholders from Nordic and European countries. This is a unique opportunity to share knowledge and explore potential collaboration opportunities. The model is time and cost-effective! Meetings will take place in a dedicated area and will be arranged in advance via the event website.

How will you benefit from this event?

  • Learn the important role of alternative proteins in climate change mitigation, sustainable and healthier future food systems, and emerging bioeconomy
  • Get latest knowledge and achievements in alternative protein production for food and feed in the Nordic bioeconomy with perspectives from academia and industry
  • Get insights on technological, financial, nutritional, legislative, environmental, societal (consumer acceptance), economical (market uptake) challenges
  • Use the matchmaking opportunity, initiate and arrange pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings at the event. Meet partners, exchange knowledge and experiences 
  • Generate fresh leads and meet new contacts in a time and cost-effective way to find partnership opportunities for research project proposals, business development and joint ventures

Target participants

This event is targeted at all stakeholders along alternative proteins value chains including primary biomass production, processing and consumption. Some examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Academics – Senior researchers, PhD students
  • Industry – food, feed, biotechnology
  • Start-ups
  • SMEs
  • Public organisations – municipalities, public procurement organisations
  • Scientific and industrial research and development, and innovation units
  • Policymakers

The event is co-organised by Lund University (BIOECONOMY Graduate Research School at Centre for Environmental and Climate Research and Food Faculty), EIT Climate KIC (‘Regional Nordic Hub: Alternative protein production in Nordic bioeconomy’ and ‘Deep Demonstration of Resilient Food Systems’ projects), and EIT Food.

The event is organised in collaboration with the Danish Technical University (DTU), Aarhus University, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), the Research Institute of Sweden (RISE) and the University of Helsinki.

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