UAM in the winning KIC FoodConnects

Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), YERUN member, is part of the winning consortium of the new EIT Food (Sustainable Supply Chain from Resources to Consumers).

This new KIC will build sustainable end-to-end food supply chains realised through transformative innovation and education initiatives, with a central role for the consumer. EIT Food has broad coverage in EU member states and associated countries and is a unique partnership of 50 leading companies, universities, and scientific partners covering the entire food value chain.

EIT Food will deliver cutting- edge European skills to rebuild a healthy and sustainable food system in Europe and beyond. The “knowledge triangle” of research, education and entrepreneurship will sharpen the global competitiveness of the European economy. It will organise international exchange programmes for students, and develop a unique interdisciplinary EIT labelled Food System M.Sc.for graduates.

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