21 04, 2017

2nd Annual Meeting Barcelona, Spain


The second Strength2Food Annual meeting was organised by the CREDA team in Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain, on 20-21 April 2017. The Stakeholder Advisory Board (SAB), composed of 8 experts from both research and industry also attended to interact directly and share knowledge with WP Leaders and project partners. In total, 88 delegates attended the Annual [...]

11 04, 2017

Strength2Food on Sustainability and Geographical Indications at the ORIGO Global Forum


Filippo Arfini and Matthew Gorton were invited to present on the topic of “Sustainability and Geographical Indications: Background, Actions, Policy Recommendations” at the 1st Geographical Indications’ Global Forum (ORIGO), which was held in Parma, Italy, on April 11th 2017 (www.origoglobalforum.com). The ORIGO Forum was organised by the Emilia Romagna Region in partnership with the European [...]

6 02, 2017

Student team strengthens Strength2Food


Steve Quarrie, the team leader of BSN, now called European Training Academy (EUTA), has recruited a team of PhD students for Strength2Food, who are eager to take part in an international research project and to start collecting and analysing real data. In total, Strength2Food has now acquired 18 young researchers, past, present and future PhD [...]

25 01, 2017

Prof Filippo Arfini joins the Scientific Committee of AREPO


Prof Filippo Arfini (Parma University and Deputy Coordinator of Strength2Food) was invited to join the Scientific Committee of AREPO (Association of European Regions for Products of Origin) and present the S2F project at the AREPO Technical Meeting, held in Brussels on January 24th and 25th 2017 (www.arepoquality.eu). AREPO, which is also a partner of the [...]

28 10, 2016



Steve Quarrie was invited to present the Strength2Food WP9.1 school meal pilot scheme at Serbia's 13th Congress of Nutrition: Food and Nutrition - A Roadmap to Better Health, held in Belgrade on 26th to 28th October 2016. His 15-min presentation was in the session on Good practice in nutrition and physical activity programs in children [...]

24 10, 2016

Food Nation wins the Healthier Lifestyle Award & the Public Health Ministers Award


Food Nation, a social enterprise in Newcastle upon Tyne and a partner of the Strength2Food Programme, have won the award of all awards in the Public Health field! In October 2016, Jamie Sadler and Joanna Lacey (Food Nation Directors) attended the annual Royal Society of Public Health awards and picked up 2 awards for the [...]

7 10, 2016

Interim Meeting Dijon, France


The first Strength2Food interim meeting was organised in Dijon, France, by the INRA-D team, on 6-7 October 2016. The objective of the meeting was to discuss progress on the conceptual and methodological frameworks for the project and decide on the indicators for the impact assessment. The latter will cover the economic, social and environmental impacts [...]

6 09, 2016

Dr Carmen Hubbard with European Commissioner Phil Hogan


Dr Carmen Hubbard (Newcastle University) was an invited expert to the second European Conference on Rural Development in Cork on 5-6 September 2016, exactly 20 years after the ground-breaking European Conference on Rural Development in Cork and the signing of the Cork Declaration on Rural Development. This significant forum, organised by the European Commission and [...]

23 08, 2016

How is local fish valued by the people of Sandefjord?

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Sandefjord, a coastal city southwest of Oslo, was the perfect spot to host the first hybrid forum, of a series of three, looking at how local fish is valued by the locals. The event took place on 23 August 2016 and was open to the public. Researchers from OsloMet, panellists and experts joined the [...]