On 16 October 2017 the EU Commission will hold a conference in Brussels to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Food & Nutrition Security (FNS).

The conference will provide a stakeholder platform for a science policy dialogues to assess the current state of European research, innovation and investment, and explore future needs relevant to the implementation of the EU FOOD 2030 Strategy.

The conference will be open to researchers, policy makers, funders and investors, policy makers and public authorities, industry, entrepreneurs, students and civil society representatives.

The conference builds on the successful FOOD2030 High Level Event of October 2016 and will act as an important milestone in the preparation of the second High Level Event to be held under the Bulgarian Presidency in the first half of 2018.

The draft programme foresees an opening plenary followed by a panel discussion on innovation in the morning. The afternoon consists of three parallel sessions on sustainable and healthy nutrition; climate-resilience and environmental sustainability; circularity and resource efficiency and a closing session on the future development of FOOD 2030.

For further information and registration visit the Commission website