Tomorrow’s Healthy Society. Research Priorities for Foods and Diets, the JRC Foresight final report was released at the international conference on future-oriented technology analysis "Engage today to shape tomorrow", held on 27-28 November in Brussels, organised by the European Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
INDC 2015 – The International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference 2015 will be hosted by one of the countries participating in the JPI HDHL. The INDC 2015 is part of a series and will be held in Prague on October 5-8th. It is an international forum for scientific discussion focused on understanding the relationship and connections between nutrition and clinical diagnostics.
Mid of December, the JPI HDHL European Nutritional Phenotype Assessment Data Sharing Initiative (ENPADASI) officially started its work programme. The main objective of ENPADASI is to deliver an open access research infrastructure that will contain data from a wide variety of nutritional studies, ranging from mechanistic/interventions to epidemiological studies including a multitude of phenotypic outcomes that will facilitate combined analyses in the future.
At the end of 2014, two projects have been launched on the topic of the third Joint Action of the JPI HDHL Biomarkers in Nutrition and Health: MIRDIET and FOODBALL. The projects aim at the validation of biomarkers and the investigation of intake/exposure and nutritional status of biomarkers in the area of nutrition and health.
On 25th February 2015 JPI HDHL will organize a workshop about IPR, Open Access and Knowledge Sharing in Brussels. The workshop should deliver input on the critical aspects and barriers for the funders, the applicants and the coordinators of Joint Actions regarding these issues. This input will be processed in an update of the Quick Guide for Dissemination of JPI Research Project Results and additional needed actions/instruments will be identified.