Food Databanks National Platform

Lead Research Organisation: Quadram Institute Bioscience
Department Name: Contracts

Abstract

We focus on five main activities: (a) maintenance and development of the core databases and their publication including dedicated online resources; (b) training for visiting students and researchers globally; (c) representation at international food and health conferences; (d) international networking and (e) research collaboration. Information will be shared with the wider biosciences community through the IFR website and/or directly to each of the databases. All three database will be/ are using the common food description system, LanguaL, enabling exchange and sharing of data and meta-information. The UK Food Composition database will be migrated to FoodCASE, a Java based SQL database, which meets the required standards for food composition documentation, is compatible with proposed CEN Food Data Standards, and can be exported in XML format making metadata available as well as published nutrient values. FDNC will add/ amend data for branded foods and integrate this database with eBASIS, which is based on Microsoft SQL and only requires an Internet Server to operate. Data presentation, manipulation, software tools, additional data describing new foods, compounds or products will be achieved by linking eBASIS to and/ or acquiring data from existing manually-curated structural databases at a rate of 1000-2000 new data points per year. The overlap and interest in nutrients, bioactive compounds and plant-food contaminants is ever increasing and tools for interrogating and manipulating the data will be developed in parallel for epidemiological, health and risk assessment studies. New data will also be added to InformAll and data mining tools developed to make the verified allergen sequence information more searchable and widely accessible to the research community. The scope of the data will be broadened in to include EuroPrevall outputs such as clinical threshold data for use in allergen hazard management and bioactive proteins and peptides found in foods.

Publications

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Albar S (2016) P29 Best practice guidance for dietary assessment in research: DIET@NET Guidelines in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

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Bell S (2012) Towards a European food composition data interchange platform. in International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition

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Bell S (2011) Food composition data: Identifying new uses, approaching new users in Journal of Food Composition and Analysis

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Black L (2011) Development of an on-line Irish food composition database for nutrients in Journal of Food Composition and Analysis

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Brug J (2017) Determinants of diet and physical activity (DEDIPAC): a summary of findings. in The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity

 
Title Creative Writing Blogs - ongoing project 
Description Creative Writing Blogs written by Jenny Plumb (Food Databanks, QIB) for the Food Databanks and Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS) website, facebook and blog page. Such topics as recipes, nutrition and food labelling. 
Type Of Art Creative Writing 
Year Produced 2018 
Impact Draws attention to the websites, attracting customers for NIS and communicating with members of the public. 
 
Title Food Nutrition Labels, Who Cares? 
Description Jenny Plumb wrote a creative blog about nutritional labelling for Saucy Dressings. 
Type Of Art Creative Writing 
Year Produced 2018 
Impact Widespread distrust has increased the need for food and drink manufacturers to be forthcoming about their ingredients, production processes, and supply chains. Jenny explained why nutritional labels are required, how the nutritional labels are calculated and where the data comes from for calculating nutritional information for products. 
URL https://www.triedandsupplied.com/saucydressings/food-nutrition-labels/
 
Description Results from analytical surveys of 192 foods (processed foods, eggs, fish and fish products and fruit and vegetables) were all included in the 7th summary edition of McCance and Widdowson's 'The Composition of Foods' (MW7), published in September 2014. New data for processed foods was obtained from industry to reflect reformulations to reduce content of salt, fat and sugar in UK foods and was included in MW7. All MW7 values were reviewed against information available from manufacturers and other data sources, such as European data compilers (via EuroFIR). New contacts with industry bodies were established in order to facilitate the process of updating and validating food composition data using industry information. Analytical surveys were designed to avoid duplication of data for foods that had recently been analysed by other European data providers (e.g. fish and fish products with Sweden and Iceland). The fully revised and validated electronic version of The Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset (CoFID) was published in March 2015. A new analytical survey of fruit and vegetables was funded and initiated, and the results were part of a further CoFID release in 2019. FDNC continued to work to standardise and harmonise the UK composition data, and initiated efforts to transfer all UK food composition data to FoodCASE, the food composition database management system used by many compilers across Europe.

During the timeframe for this award, the eBASIS database was significantly extended with new compositional values covering new plants and compounds. By 2015, there were more than 35,000 data points in the dataset. The BACCHUS EU-funded project also contributed significantly to the expansion of the database, with data for health effects and bioactive peptides added for the first time, and a connection to Crème Global's intake prediction model being established as a health claim tool for SMEs.

A new, dedicated FDNC website (https://fdnc.quadram.ac.uk/) was launched in 2012 as a means of disseminating information about the work the group is undertaking to a wide audience. Since its launch, the website has been continually updated with information on food composition data, labelling requirements, our events and projects, and with short blogs on topics of interest. In 2015 FDNC launched a new commercial service, Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS, https://www.nutritionalinformationsolutions.com/) to help small business create product labels that comply with the EU Food Information Regulations (EU 1169/2011), and also collaborated with Nutritics to launch software that enables companies to complete calculations themselves. Working with Trading Standards we provided additional training and support for SMEs to meet the guidelines and provide better labelling data.

FDNC were involved in a variety of training initiatives including via the TDS-Exposure project, leading/contributing to EuroFIR working groups and associated workshops, EU project management courses, hosting visiting students and delivering online webinars via the BACCHUS project. The FDNC dataset, along with Brandbank data, were incorporated into a new smartphone app, FoodWiz2, which was developed by a UK SME as part of an EU project (QuaLiFY) that also involved FDNC. We worked with the app developer to conduct a pilot study testing the smartphone app in adolescents in the UK.
Exploitation Route The publication of MW7 was a significant event for many food and nutrition researchers and professionals that use the book as a primary source of information on the composition of foods in the UK. The availability of the complete UK dataset in an electronic format has increased the accessibility of the data, and the first update to the dataset (in 2015) ensured the resource contained the latest data, including those published in MW7.

The eBASIS database was updated and extended to include new plants, compounds and types of data - it now includes information on bioeffects and bioactive peptides in meat. The database remains a valuable tool for researchers and industry, particularly in light of the requirements for health claim dossiers. The new NIS service and Nutritics software help small business to produce regulation compliant food labels for their products.

The improvement in quality of the UK composition data, and the eventual migration to the FoodCASE system will bring the UK in line with other European countries and enable improved access and sharing of data.
Sectors Agriculture, Food and Drink,Education,Healthcare

URL https://fdnc.quadram.ac.uk/
 
Description FDNC works with UK and overseas users and stakeholders to improve the interoperability of the data on food composition and other nutrition/consumer dietary and lifestyle data. It also develops new and improved uses of the data and mechanisms for dissemination and training, ensuring a broad reach across the food data compiler community and to a range of stakeholders using the data in their work. High quality food composition data is an essential prerequisite for developing healthy eating initiatives, for promoting public health and for increasing the impact of the Quadram Institute Bioscience. FDNC has formed two strategic alliances with Nutritics and EuroFIR providing online, accessible, added-value resources for the food sector, researchers, policy bodies and regulators, creating wider impact for the UK food composition data. FDNC collates vital information on food composition, compiled from sources across the world, and whose impact extends beyond QIB. FDNC will continue to integrate global databases on food composition and make this information openly available in accessible formats and innovative tools. Operating as NIS and working in partnership with Nutritics, the FDNC helps SMEs in the food sector improve labelling to comply with legislation, and therefore helps consumers make informed dietary choices. FDNC has also been involved in the development and testing of a smartphone app (FoodWiz2), and will continue to work with collaborators to provide innovative diet and food solutions to consumers. The launch of MW7 and the updated integrated dataset created much user and media interest. It remains one of the most highly rated and cited nutrition textbooks; by the start of 2019, over 4000 copies of the book had been sold. FDNC continues to work with compilers from other countries to produce standardised and accessible food data, and the movement of UK food data into the FoodCASE software will further improve the harmonisation, documentation and interoperability of the dataset. High quality, up-to-date composition data improves the accuracy of dietary intake estimations, both at an individual and population level. The updated MW7/CoFID data were incorporated in to the HNR dataset for use in the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), which provides an understanding of what the UK population is consuming and also informs public health policy. Training has been provided via workshops, training courses, visiting students and webinars ensuring that FDNC resources are widely publicised and that we provided knowledge and training to a wide range of users. We have been successful in recent applications for GCRF funding to help build food composition capacity in both the Eastern Mediterranean Region and Africa, building on similar experiences in the Balkan region. These projects help to grow the compiler community and improve the generation and application of composition data in these regions. New uplift income has been secured on a variety of food and health projects, and FDNC continues to look to diversify application of our resources and our collaborations. New projects include focus on sustainable food supply chain/food waste, nutritional labelling regulations, research infrastructures and personalised nutrition. The FDNC website and newsletter continue to generate considerable national and international interest, and social media has had a considerable impact on our NIS service and allowed us to reach new users.
First Year Of Impact 2012
Sector Agriculture, Food and Drink,Education,Healthcare
Impact Types Cultural,Societal

 
Description Expert Consultant on Trans-Fatty Acid Assessment at WHO HQ Geneva, Switzerland 11-12 October
Geographic Reach Europe 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guideline committee
 
Description (REFRESH) - Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain
Amount € 9,444,757 (EUR)
Funding ID 641933 
Organisation European Commission 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 07/2015 
End 06/2019
 
Description (RICHFIELDS) - Research Infrastructure on Consumer Health and Food Intake using E-science with Linked Data Sharing
Amount € 3,085,299 (EUR)
Funding ID 654280 
Organisation European Commission 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 10/2015 
End 09/2018
 
Description BBSRC Global Challenge Research Fund Impact Acceleration Account Award (GCRF-IAA)
Amount £50,000 (GBP)
Funding ID BB/GCRF-IAA/24 
Organisation Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 12/2016 
End 03/2017
 
Description Capacity building in dietary monitoring and public health nutrition in the Eastern Mediterranean Region Countries
Amount £180,000 (GBP)
Funding ID MC_PC_MR/R019576/1 
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2018 
End 03/2019
 
Description GCRF-IAA
Amount £87,150 (GBP)
Funding ID BB/GCRF-IAA/17/24 
Organisation Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 11/2017 
End 02/2018
 
Description Quality Information Services and Dietary Advice for Personalised Nutrition in Europe (QUISPER) - 2018
Amount € 881,158 (EUR)
Funding ID 18064-18 
Organisation European Union 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 01/2018 
End 12/2018
 
Description Quality Information Services and Dietary Advice for Personalised Nutrition in Europe (QUISPER) - 2019
Amount € 1,092,867 (EUR)
Funding ID 18064-19 
Organisation European Union 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 01/2019 
End 12/2019
 
Title Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset (CoFID) 
Description Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset (CoFID) - an new version of CoFID was released in March 2019 that includes updates from PHE's 2017 Fruit and Vegetable Survey and new and revised data on whole and toasted almonds from the Almond Board of California (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/composition-of-foods-integrated-dataset-cofid). 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2019 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact CoFID is a publicly available dataset that includes composition data for 3200 commonly consumed foods for the UK. It is used by a variety of stakeholders, including nutrition and health professionals, policy makers and industry. The 2019 update includes new and revised data, extending and updating the foods covered (to represent current consumer trends) and improving nutrient coverage, most notably including AOAC fibre for many fruits and vegetables. 
URL https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/composition-of-foods-integrated-dataset-cofid
 
Title FoodWasteEXplorer Database 
Description FoodWasteEXplorer, available 2018, https://ws.eurofir.org/foodwasteexplorer - An internet-based, state-of-the-art database containing compositional data (e.g. nutrients, bioactives, toxicants) on important waste streams has been developed as part of the European Commission's REFRESH project. The food waste database provides users with ready access to the biochemical composition of agri-food chain waste streams to aid identification of market opportunities and waste utilisation. 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2018 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact The food waste database provides users with ready access to the biochemical composition of agri-food chain waste streams to aid identification of market opportunities and waste utilisation. 
URL https://ws.eurofir.org/foodwasteexplorer
 
Title eBASIS/ePlantLIBRA 
Description eBASIS is a unique database that contains critically evaluated published data on the content and biological effects of bioactive constituents in plant based foods and an up-to-date list of plant and plant part names in 15 EU languages. BioActive Compounds are defined as inherent non-nutrient constituents of food plants and edible mushrooms with anticipated health promoting/beneficial and/or toxic effects when ingested.Bioactive compounds or phytochemicals have not been historically classified as 'nutrients' but there is mounting evidence that they may help to promote optimal human health, especially in relation to chronic disease. Research suggests that bioactive compounds found in fruits, vegetables, edible fungi and nuts may help to slow the ageing process and reduce risk of many diseases, including certain cancers, cardiovascular disease, degenerative eye diseases and osteoporosis. ePlantLIBRA has been produced as a development of eBASIS. eBASIS contains information on plant based foods and ePlantLIBRA contains all this information together with Plant Food Supplement (and their ingredients) bioactive compound composition, botanical information, beneficial bioactivity data, and, additionally new information on case-reports of adverse effects, as well as composition of potential contaminants fed in from the MoniQA contaminants database (www.moniqa.eu); and Fera's HorizonScan database (www.horizon-scan.com) 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact eBASIS (Bioactive Substances in Food Information Systems) http://ebasis.eurofir.org and ePlantlibra http://eplantlibra.eurofir.org/Default.asp are web-based databases maintained by FDNC, powerful tools for scientific community, regulators, policy makers and the food industry, which contain validated scientific information on the composition of bioactives and their putative health benefits in plant foods as well as adverse effects of PFS and their botanical ingredients. 
URL http://ebasis.eurofir.org/Default.asp
 
Description AFROFOODS 
Organisation AFROFOODS
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS, Pretoria, February 2018
Collaborator Contribution Assistance with talks delivered at the workshop
Impact Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS, Pretoria, February 2018
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation Agrimetrics Ltd
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation EuroFIR AISBL
Country Belgium 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation PepsiCo
Country United States 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation ShiftN
Country Belgium 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation Sodexo
Country France 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation Technical University of Munich
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation The Hyve
Country Netherlands 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation University of Leuven
Country Belgium 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EIT Food 
Organisation University of Reading
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), which provides funding for a variety of innovative Activities within the food research/business domain each year in a collaborative way. Successful applications are adopted to the EIT-Food business plan each year, and are conducted with a higher degree of partnership between the funding body and the grant recipients than more traditional EU funding streams. Food Databanks (QIB) led a multidisciplinary application for KIC innovation funding (2018-19) to kick start the launch of the Quisper initiative (https://quisper.eu). QIB leads the Activity, providing experience in project management for EU-funded activities, organising the internal communication and events for the project, facilitating discussions between other partners, and regularly interacting with EIT-Food. We are also a key partner in the business development activities, identifying, approaching and engaging potential clients to connect to the primary output of the partnership, the Quisper Server Platform (QSP). A unique selling point of the Quisper platform is the scientific validation of the personalised nutrition offerings, which we are contributing expertise to in various areas of personalised nutrition. We are assisting collaborators in the establishment and population of a Scientific Advisory Board, as Paul Finglas has a wealth of experience sitting on advisory boards, and we have collaborated with a number of potentially suitable board members in the past. Our current EIT-Food Activity, PERSFO (2020 onwards), builds the Quisper platform further by linking with food service providers to deliver personalised dietary advice to consumers, based on the food options available to them at work.
Collaborator Contribution The key partners in this Activity have clear contributions, set out in the work-plans for 2018-2019 (Quisper) and 2020 (PERSFO). EIT-Food is a European Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), and the Quisper Activity was adopted to their Business Plan in both 2018 and 2019, which provides the funding for the Activity. PERSFO has recently been adopted to the 2020 Business Plan. Due to the unique funding model, EIT-Food can also be considered a collaborator in the Activities, which contributes to their overall outputs and KPIs. Our Quisper collaboration consisted of seven partners across Europe, including representatives from academia, research, industry and SMEs. The University of Reading are led work on creating a new Diet Quality Score to be integrated in to a revised version of an existing dietary assessment app (eNutri). They also developed a food preference model that enables the app to offer personalised food recommendations to users. Agrimetrics is an agri-tech centre, a collaboration between government, academia and industry, that specialises in utilising big data in the agrifood industry. Within the partnership they worked with Reading to maximise exploitation of the eNutri app and potentially other web-services in the future. The Technical University of Munich led the work on the creation of a Scientific Advisory Board to assess and validate the personalised nutrition services offered through the QSP, and determining the criteria for assessment. PepsiCo provided an industry perspective to the business models and contributed to dissemination work through their extensive network. shiftN is an SME that provided expertise in the development of business models and in engaging potential clients. EuroFIR provided extensive experience in disseminating scientific research, engaging stakeholders, and is a data/service provider for the QSP. The Hyve provided the technical expertise to build, develop and run the QSP. Within PERSFO, QIB again leads the Activity, providing project management expertise. Alberts, a Belgian SME, provides innovative healthy food solutions (smoothie machines) and will work with Sodexo, a major food service provider, to test and implement the final personalised nutrition service in the workplace. shiftN will again provide expertise in developing innovative business models, and EuroFIR will provide data and lead dissemination activities. Both EuroFIR and shiftN will also represent the Quisper Association ASBL, formed from the work in the Quisper activity, which will provide access to tools and services on the QSP. KU Leuven will develop a recommender system to provide the personalised dietary advice based upon the food service provider menus in the workplace.
Impact Three papers have been published that relate to the Quisper project and initial concept (developed from the QuaLiFY project): - Digesting data for diets and disease prevention (The Biologist) - Exploitation of European Union Framework Programme results in food, health and wellbeing by small- and medium-sized enterprises: The 'Quantify Life - Feed Yourself' (QuaLiFY) project (doi.org/10.1111/nbu.12326) - Quisper ontology learning from personalized dietary web services (DOI: 10.5220/0006951302790286) There were three face-to-face meetings with collaborators during 2018, and two during 2019 for Quisper, plus one PERSFO meeting in 2020: - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Kick off meeting, Leuven, Belgium, Jan 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Mid-term project meeting, Reading, UK, June 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 18064) Final Project Meeting, Freising, DE, Dec 2018 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Mid-term project meeting, Brussels, BE, June 2019 - QUISPER (EIT Food 19075) Final project meeting, Brussels, BE, Dec 2019 - PERSFO (EIT Food 20291) Kick-off meeting, Brussels, BE, Jan 2020 Two events were organised by the Quisper partners in 2019: - Personalised Nutrition Symposium, June 2019, Brussels - SME workshop, June 2019, Brussels Several personalised nutrition talks were given and conferences were attended by group members: - Paul Finglas gave a talk at the "Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit" and at "Innovations in Food Europe" (2018) - Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Congress in Bilbao 24th - 26th September 2018 - Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 These research collaborations are multi-disciplinary, with a focus on personalised nutrition. Our partners include specialists in systems thinking and business challenges, software development in Life Sciences, industry R&D, big data in agri-food, and academics/researchers from food and nutrition research.
Start Year 2018
 
Description EuroFIR 
Organisation EuroFIR AISBL
Country Belgium 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution We contribute with proving harmonised UK food composition data to the European Food Data Platform with other European countries, which is hosted and maintained by EuroFIR, and expert knowledge to the various technical working groups. This provides greater exposure and access to our data across Europe and internationally especially for policy makers and regulators such as EFSA, DG SANTE, WHO and FAO INFOODS.
Collaborator Contribution The EuroFIR partners covers other food database compiler organizations in Europe and internationally and we work to produce better harmonised data that can be sued to support food and nutrition research and policy, as well as meeting the needs of the food industry and SMEs. There are several technical working groups that member experts contribute to covering data standardization and interoperability, food description and thesauri, recipe calculations and branded foods. WE are also developing a common food composition database management system (FoodCASE) that is currently used by about 10 countries.
Impact Several technical reports, talks and papers such as; "Development, features and application of DIET ASSESS & PLAN (DAP) software in supporting public health nutrition research in Central Eastern European Countries (CEEC)" Food chemistry, 2018 "EuroFIR Guideline on calculation of nutrient content of foods for food business operators", Food chemistry, 2018 "Specialized food composition dataset for vitamin D content in foods based on European standards: Application to dietary intake assessment" Food chemistry, 2018 Also, EuroFIR are Multidisciplinary food composition experts, food, nutrition and data scientists, ICT and software engineers, dietitians and health professionals.
Start Year 2013
 
Description Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, INSA, Lisbon, Portugal 
Organisation Government of Portugal
Department National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge
Country Portugal 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Workshop on standardized methodologies for Food Composition Data, Lisbon Portugal, November 2018
Collaborator Contribution workshop, training, organisation, collaboration.
Impact Workshop on standardized methodologies for Food Composition Data, Lisbon Portugal, November 2018
Start Year 2018
 
Description My DNA Health 
Organisation My DNA health
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution The collaboration with myDNAhealth started in 2018, after a member of our team approached Bernie Williams, one of the directors of myDNAhealth, at the Norwich Science Festival to talk about Quisper. There was a clear intention from both sides to collaborate in the area of science-based digital health and innovation. That is why members from the FDNC team have already had several meetings with the company directors, that led to the submission of an application for an INCluSilver innovation voucher on February 2019.
Collaborator Contribution During the first collaborative project submission (INCluSilver), both partners were actively involved in formulating a proposal. myDNAHealth, in particular, contributed access to their meal recommendation platform and FDNC contributed access to the QUISPER platform for personalised nutrition. Regular meetings to exchange information, updates, and identify new funding opportunities are also currently ongoing.
Impact So far, we applied for an innovation voucher from the INCluSilver Project and the results will be ready until mid-March 2019. That funding will be used to develop myDNAhealth's meal recommendation app, to connect it to the Quisper platform, which facilitates personalised nutrition innovation, and to perform a use case with 20-30 participants. The collaboration is multi-disciplinary because it involves app developers, nutrition scientists and business managers.
Start Year 2018
 
Description National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INNTA) 
Organisation Government of Tunisia
Department Zouhair Kallel National Institut of Nutrition and Food Technology
Country Tunisia 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Workshop on standardized methodologies for creating Food Composition Databases held in Tunisia and hosted by Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INNTA). Including a talk entitled "Nutritools website - Dietary Assessment Tools", Tunis, Tunisia, November 2018: Staff from FDNC organized and contributed to the workshop for food composition compilers from other countries in the EMR (Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritania) and, West African countries (Burkina Faso, Togo and Côte d'Ivoire). The workshop was hosted by Professor Jalila El Ati from the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INNTA), in Tunis. Participants learnt principles and analysis for recipe calculation, the use of yield and retention factors, and sampling composite dishes.
Collaborator Contribution Workshop organisation, hosting, materials, delivery of training and talks.
Impact Workshop on standardized methodologies for creating Food Composition Databases
Start Year 2018
 
Description Nutritics 
Organisation Nutritics
Country Ireland 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution FDNC created a partnership with Nutritics (Nutritics.com), who operate nutrition labelling software in over 120 countries. FDNC provide Nutritics with valuable experience and knowledge in food data standardisation and intereoperability. It has helped in the validation of the software and checking calculation methods for nutritional composition of processed foods (e.g. errors in nutrition labels, tolerances, data sources and missing values). FDNC has also contributed to the potential accreditation of labelling software.
Collaborator Contribution Nutritics software solutions enable FDNC to assist SMEs and scientific research projects in food nutritional labelling, dissemination and use of the CoFIDS data set
Impact • 4-6th May 2018 Chartered Trading standards Conference, Nottingham: collaborative talk on improving compliance in food nutrition labels. • Collaboration in NASCENT project, bringing a novel approach to help companies prepare EU- compliant food labels. FDNC provided training in food composition and recipe calculations, using the Nutritics software for online calculations and health and nutrition claims, and developing an accreditation framework. • 17th January 2019, FDNC attended the Norwich Research Park Strategy and Translational Fund event, highlighting the collaboration of FDNC work on food composition with Nutritics to enable SMEs to produce compliant nutrition labels for foods.
Start Year 2015
 
Description University of Pretoria 
Organisation University of Pretoria
Country South Africa 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution In partnership with other leading organisations, the Quadram Institute has organised a workshop to help researchers from across Africa exploit food composition data, improving local nutrition policies and public health advice. The workshop, which is being hosted by the new confirmed African Research University Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Food Security at the University of Pretoria, is bringing together scientists, nutritionists and policy-makers from 11 African countries to share best practice in generating reliable, standardised data on the composition of foods, and set up networks to share data online. These data, and the tools to access and exploit it, underpin the development and implementation of local food and nutrition policies, regulatory measures, labelling and health advice. The Quadram Institute (UK), Wageningen University (NL), the University of Pretoria (ZA) and EuroFIR AISBL (BE) are contributing to this event, which was funded through the Research Councils United Kingdom (RCUK) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF); this aims to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries. Over the course of the five-day workshop, participants will receive expert training in designing sampling protocols, calculating nutrient values, assessing data quality, and using appropriate tools for data compilation, management and data sharing. Through working closely with regional networks, including the FAO International Network of Food Data Systems' AFROFOODS network, outcomes from the workshop will benefit not just the participants, but also the wider community of public health researchers who rely on these data. These networks will also provide a conduit for further future training and capacity building, by hosting online information resources and e-learning, and facilitating scientist exchanges. "We hope that this workshop will help to build local capacity in food composition data management, that will benefit countries across Africa" said Paul Finglas, head of the Quadram Institute Food Databanks National Capability and Managing Director of EuroFIR. "By giving researchers the knowledge and tools to generate data that matches shared standards, we can get more up-to-date data online and searchable so that it can provide a sound basis for nutrition and public health advice." According to the 2017 Global Nutrition Report, nutrition programmes has a $16 return of investment. "Towards attaining the 169 Targets of the 17 Global Goals Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by each of our governments" stated Hettie Schönfeldt, director of the new ARUA CoE for Food Security led by the University of Pretoria, South Africa in collaboration with the University of Ghana, Legon and the University of Nairobi "targeted approaches to facilitate agricultural and food system transformation are as essential as partnerships in research and innovation in order to attain sustainable food security and nutrition in Future Africa and elsewhere".
Collaborator Contribution Assistance with workshop organisation, materials, hosting, delivery of talks and training.
Impact Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS, Pretoria, February 2018
Start Year 2018
 
Description World Health Organization 
Organisation World Health Organization (WHO)
Country Global 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution workshops, conferences, event participation and collaboration Food Databanks delivered a Training Workshop on "Standardization of Regional Food Composition Tables" in collaboration with WHO in Rabat, Morocco to 30 international participants
Collaborator Contribution workshops, conferences, event participation and collaboration Food Databanks delivered a Training Workshop on "Standardization of Regional Food Composition Tables" in collaboration with WHO in Rabat, Morocco to 30 international participants
Impact Food Databanks delivered a Training Workshop on "Standardization of Regional Food Composition Tables" in collaboration with WHO in Rabat, Morocco to 30 international participants
Start Year 2017
 
Title Afrofoods website with search & compare tool 
Description A website dedicated to the African Network of Food Data System (AFROFOODS), which includes a tool that allows users to search and compare food composition data from different sub-regions. The website and tool were built as part of an IAA project, "Global Challenges Research Fund workshop on Production, Management and Use of Food Composition Data to support AFROFOODS". 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2018 
Impact Food compilers can now search and compare harmonised food composition data from the African region, which is freely available via the newly designed Afrofoods website. The new website will also help the Network to disseminate and communicate with stakeholders. Afrofoods is a Network of 46 countries, divided in to 4 sub-regions, each providing food composition data that can now be accessed via the website tool. 
URL https://afrofoods.org/
 
Title FoodWasteEXplorer Web Interface 
Description FoodWasteEXplorer, made available in 2018 (https://ws.eurofir.org/foodwasteexplorer), is an internet-based, state-of-the-art database containing compositional data (e.g. nutrients, bioactives, toxicants) on important waste streams has been developed as part of the European Commission's REFRESH project. A web-based interface has been designed and launched as part of the project, which enables users to search and retrieve information from the FoodWasteEXplorer database. Via the web-tool, information can be browsed by area of interest, food category, or by specific search terms. The data can be downloaded via pdf or exported to Excel. 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2018 
Impact The food waste database provides users with ready access to the biochemical composition of agri-food chain waste streams to aid identification of market opportunities and waste utilisation. 
URL https://ws.eurofir.org/foodwasteexplorer
 
Title UK Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset Searchable Website 
Description UK Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset Searchable Website, available March 2019; https://quadram.ac.uk/UKfoodcomposition - A new website, prepared by QIB and PHE, that allows users to easily search the UK Composition of Foods data. Previously, CoFID was only available as an Excel spreadsheet for download, but the new web tool allows users to perform a simple search to return data on relevant foods. 
Type Of Technology Webtool/Application 
Year Produced 2019 
Impact The new web-tool allows users to easily search the Composition of Foods Integrated Dataset (CoFID), to return information on a limited number of relevant products, rather than having to download the large Excel file that was previously the only public option for obtaining information from CoFID. The search facility brings the UK in to line with other food composition datasets, such as the USDA, which have had searchable facilities for a number of years. 
URL https://quadram.ac.uk/UKfoodcomposition
 
Description Exhibiting FDNC at the Natural & Organic Food Show, ExCel London 19 - 20 April 2015 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Exhibiting FDNC at the Natural & Organic Food Show, ExCel London 19 - 20 April 2015
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description "Help Norfolk Grow: How can we aide food manufacturers in the county?" 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Jenny Plumb (Food Databanks, QIB) attended the seminar entitled "Help Norfolk Grow: How can we aide food manufacturers in the county?" held at the UEA Enterprise Centre on the 7th Feb 2018. Organised by UEA Enterprise and Food and Drink Forum Help Norfolk Grow: How can we aide food manufacturers in the county?
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description "Using scientifically credible data to underpin connected health" FENS 12th European Nutrition Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact "Using scientifically credible data to underpin connected health" FENS (Federation of European Nutrition Societies) 12th European Nutrition Conference in 20-22 October
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Attendance at the "Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems" Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact The Congress FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems will be held on 5-6 September 2018, as one of the major events to mark the 200th anniversary of the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart. It will bring together experts, researchers and stakeholders from various disciplines with diverse experiences related to food systems.

It wants to contribute to solutions to the urgent challenges of the Agenda 2030, i.e. to end hunger, achieve food and nutrition security, and promote sustainable agriculture as formulated in the Sustainable Development Goal #2. Interconnected pressures from natural resource scarcity, climate change and population growth, systems of production and consumption in Europe and globally need fundamental changes. The call for concerted action and meaningful partnerships to address these challenges is greater than ever before
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://food2030.uni-hohenheim.de/en
 
Description Attendance at the Public Health England Annual Conference Public Health England Annual Conference - September 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Summary:
The Public Health England Annual Conference 2018 will bring together over 1500 participants, representing the wide range of organisations contributing to improving the health of the public, for two days of focused learning, experience sharing and networking.
Full Details:
The Public Health England Annual Conference 2018 has three key themes which will span across the programme:
• promoting world leading science and evidence
• making the economic case for prevention
• working towards a healthier, fairer society
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description EU Nutritional Composition Tables: A guide Health & Food Days Conference, La Rochelle, France 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact EU Nutritional Composition Tables: A guide Health & Food Days Conference, La Rochelle, France - 17th - 20th June 2014
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Exhibition of QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 (FFT 2018) conference in London, UK - October 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Food Databanks displayed QUISPER at the Future Food Tech 2018 Conference in London UK, October 2018.

Future Food-Tech is an international innovation and investment summit held annually in London, San Francisco and New York. Harnessing technology to address the critical issues facing the world's food industry, the summit brings together global food-tech brands, investors and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption and commercialisation of new products and solutions. The 2018 programme focused on plant-based and cultured proteins, personalised nutrition, ingredient innovation, gene-editing for health and sustainability, and food waste reduction, featuring 60 game-changing speakers and the most exciting start-ups on the market.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://futurefoodtechlondon.com
 
Description Expert Consultant on Trans-Fatty Acid Assessment at WHO HQ Geneva, Switzerland 11-12 October 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Paul Finglas, Food Databanks, joined the expert Consultation on Trans-Fatty Acid Assessment at WHO HQ Geneva, Switzerland 11-12 October.
Eliminating trans-fat (TFA) is a key to protecting health and saving lives. The goal of this consultation is to develop TFA surveillance approaches and laboratory methods for generating accurate and globally comparable TFA data in humans and food to track changes over time.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description FNH-RI UK Node Meeting, London, July 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact QIB co-organised (with university of Surrey) a workshop meeting to disseminate information about the Food, Nutrition and Health Research Infrastructure (FNH-RI) and to receive feedback on the initiative from potential UK collaborators. 25 delegates attended the meeting, held at the MRC Conference Centre in London on 11th July 2019. Participants included representatives from a range of UK research organisations and universities working in varying areas of food, nutrition and health, as well as some industry and policy representatives. The meeting included workshops designed to collate the views and ideas of participants relating to the proposed FNHRI initiative. From this workshop, 15 institutions signed the multi-lateral agreement expressing interest in being part of the UK Node of the FNH-RI. QIB/Surrey submitted a short proposal form to UKRI in Feb 2020 requesting support for the FNH-RI initiative, which will be submitted in full to ESFRI in May 2020.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Food Databanks Newsletter - Issue 14 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Food Databanks National Capability newsletter for christmas 2019. Issue 14.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://mailchi.mp/3d0cd6ff452c/food-databanks-national-capability-christmas-news
 
Description Food Databanks newsletter - Issue 13 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact Food Databanks National Capability newsletter - issue 13 October 2019
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://mailchi.mp/5bb685da220d/fdnc-newsletter-issue-4th-october-2019
 
Description Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The workshop, which is being hosted by the new confirmed African Research University Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Food Security at the University of Pretoria, is bringing together scientists, nutritionists and policy-makers from 11 African countries to share best practice in generating reliable, standardised data on the composition of foods, and set up networks to share data online.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS, Pretoria, February 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact In partnership with other leading organisations, the Quadram Institute has organised a workshop to help researchers from across Africa exploit food composition data, improving local nutrition policies and public health advice.

The workshop, which is being hosted by the new confirmed African Research University Alliance (ARUA) Centre of Excellence in Food Security at the University of Pretoria, is bringing together scientists, nutritionists and policy-makers from 11 African countries to share best practice in generating reliable, standardised data on the composition of foods, and set up networks to share data online.

These data, and the tools to access and exploit it, underpin the development and implementation of local food and nutrition policies, regulatory measures, labelling and health advice.

The Quadram Institute (UK), Wageningen University (NL), the University of Pretoria (ZA) and EuroFIR AISBL (BE) are contributing to this event, which was funded through the Research Councils United Kingdom (RCUK) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF); this aims to ensure that UK research takes a leading role in addressing the problems faced by developing countries.

Over the course of the five-day workshop, participants will receive expert training in designing sampling protocols, calculating nutrient values, assessing data quality, and using appropriate tools for data compilation, management and data sharing.

Through working closely with regional networks, including the FAO International Network of Food Data Systems' AFROFOODS network, outcomes from the workshop will benefit not just the participants, but also the wider community of public health researchers who rely on these data. These networks will also provide a conduit for further future training and capacity building, by hosting online information resources and e-learning, and facilitating scientist exchanges.

"We hope that this workshop will help to build local capacity in food composition data management, that will benefit countries across Africa" said Paul Finglas, head of the Quadram Institute Food Databanks National Capability and Managing Director of EuroFIR. "By giving researchers the knowledge and tools to generate data that matches shared standards, we can get more up-to-date data online and searchable so that it can provide a sound basis for nutrition and public health advice."

According to the 2017 Global Nutrition Report, nutrition programmes has a $16 return of investment. "Towards attaining the 169 Targets of the 17 Global Goals Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by each of our governments" stated Hettie Schönfeldt, director of the new ARUA CoE for Food Security led by the University of Pretoria, South Africa in collaboration with the University of Ghana, Legon and the University of Nairobi "targeted approaches to facilitate agricultural and food system transformation are as essential as partnerships in research and innovation in order to attain sustainable food security and nutrition in Future Africa and elsewhere".
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Interview with Jonathan Leake, Science & Environment Editor at The Sunday Times 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Paul Finglas interview with Jonathan Leake, Science & Environment Editor at The Sunday Times, in regards to bananas and general M&W data, for an article entitled "Is Fruit Getting Sweeter?" interview on 24 August 2018
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Major Conference, Invited Speaker, Talk entitled: "Development of Regional Food Composition Data and Tools in the AFROFOODS Region, and Supporting Nutrition and Sustainability of Diets in Africa" AFRICAN NUTRITIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY CONFERENCE (ANEC VIII) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Paul Finglas, Food Databanks, attended the 8th African Nutrition and Epidemiology conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 1-5, where he met with AFROFOODs partners from across Africa. Paul presented a talk and poster resulting from our work on BBSRC and MRC funded Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) projects. These projects are helping countries in Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean region to produce, manage and use food composition data to improve local nutrition policies and public health advice.

Paul's talk and poster was entitled "Development of Regional Food Composition Data and Tools in the AFROFOODS Region, and Supporting Nutrition and Sustainability of Diets in Africa". The poster was developed by: Warthon Medina M., Plumb J., Nkechi Ene-Obong H., Roe M., Schönfeldt H., Hulshof P., Glibetic M., Finglas P. M
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Norwich Cathedral's event "Healthy Living Day" Saturday 24 Feb 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Norwich Cathedral's event "Healthy Living Day" Saturday 24 Feb 2018
Jenny Plumb (Food Databanks, QIB) and visiting student Gabriel Fernandez-Lopez assisted in exhibiting the Food and Health Research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Norwich Research Park Strategy and Translational Fund event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact The stand highlighted the translation of FDNC work on food composition into Nutritional Information Solutrions, a service for SMEs that can produce nutrition labels for foods.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Nutrition Society "Getting energy balance right", University of Leeds, 10th -12th July 2018. 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Nutrition Society "Getting energy balance right", University of Leeds, 10th -12th July 2018
Nutritools.org an innovative website including a Food Questionnaire Creator for dietary assessment in health research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Paul Finglas gave a talk at the event entitled "Enabling the creation of reliable and scientifically validated personalised nutrition advice" Personalised Nutrition Innovation Summit, 5-6 December 2018, London UK
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Poster presented on Bioavailability 2018: Understanding the bioavailability of micronutrients and bioactive compounds for improved public health 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact A poster was presented at the John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich on Bioavailability 2018: Understanding the bioavailability of micronutrients and bioactive compounds for improved public health
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Presented Compiling McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods in Norwich 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact The Food Databanks team attended the Dietitian's Research Group Meeting, UEA, 12 November 2019 and presented the McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presented at the Expert Consultation on Trans-Fatty Acid Assessment at WHO HQ Geneva, Switzerland 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Details of the conference: Eliminating trans-fat (TFA) is a key to protecting health and saving lives. The goal of this consultation is to develop TFA surveillance approaches and laboratory methods for generating accurate and globally comparable TFA data in humans and food to track changes over time.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Presented the CAPACITY BUILDING IN DIETARY MONITORING AND PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Food Databanks attended the 8th Africa Nutrition Conference 2018, October 1-5 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Paul presented a paper on capacity building in dietary monitoring and public health nutrition in the eastern mediterranean region.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Presented the translation of FDNC work on food composition into Nutritional Information Solutrions, a service for SMEs that can produce nutrition labels for foods 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact FDNC presented at the Norwich Research Park Strategy and Translational Fund event at the Centrum on 16th January 2019
The stand highlighted the translation of FDNC work on food composition into Nutritional Information Solutrions, a service for SMEs that can produce nutrition labels for foods.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Trading Standards CTSI Symposium, on 4-6 June 2018 at the East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Jenny Plumb (Food Databanks/QIB) attended and hosted a stand at the Trading Standards CTSI Symposium, on 4-6 June 2018 at the East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham. QIB have held a stand at this event in 2016, 2017 and 2018
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Training Workshop on "Standardization of Regional Food Composition Tables" in collaboration with WHO in Rabat, May 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Food Databanks delivered a Training Workshop on "Standardization of Regional Food Composition Tables" in collaboration with WHO in Rabat, Morocco to 30 international participants. World Health Organisation (WHO) Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB)
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Training on Bioactives Database 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Jenny Plumb provided training/commentary on how to use the Bioactive database managed by EuroFIR to a company called PepsiCo. 6 people attend the session from PepsiCo. 5 being from the UK and one member from the US. The training session was recorded via GoTo meeting.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://www.eurofir.org/our-tools/ebasis/
 
Description Training on Nutritics 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Hannah and Jenny trained Katharine on how to use Nutritics to imput a recipe and how to use Libro and the diet analysis tool.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Training on compilation of databases for nutrient and bioactives data 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Training provided to 3 visiting Erasmus students and scientists on compilation of databases for nutrient and bioactives data.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Training on eBasis 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Jenny provided training on FoodEXplorer and FoodBasket,eBasis & ePlantLIBRA to 6 Researchers from EuroFIR & PepsiCo.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Training on ePlantLibra database 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Jenny Plumb presented at webinar on the ePlantLibra database to 30 international experts in plant food supplements. Training was provided in compilation of databases on bioactive composition, beneficial and adverse effects of plant food supplements.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL http://www.eurofir.org/our-tools/eplantlibra/
 
Description Training provided in Jordan 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Training was provided by members of FDNC to 38 participants from 16 Countries. This was to review and develop possible dietary and other strategies to support reduction in sugary and fatty foods with policy and other key stakeholders at national and regional level in order to achieve WHO policy targets.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018,2019
 
Description Using scientifically credible data to underpin connected health, talk at 11th International Food Data Conference (IFDC) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact "Using scientifically credible data to underpin connected health" 11th International Food Data Conference (IFDC) Hyderabad, India
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Web based training on eBasis and how to aggregate data 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Jenny provided training on how to use eBASIS to create aggregated bioactive composition data for foods. Mulubirahan is studying Flavonoid and Poor Lung Function in LMIC.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Webinar hosted by EuroFIR Belgium. "ePlantLIBRA, a unique resource on Plant Food Supplements for food and nutrition researchers, health professionals, the food industry and policy makers" 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Jenny Plumb (Food Databanks, QIB) presented an invited webinar hosted by EuroFIR Belgium. "ePlantLIBRA, a unique resource on Plant Food Supplements for food and nutrition researchers, health professionals, the food industry and policy makers" 2nd July 2018, this was attended by 30 experts from around Europe.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Workshop on Standardized Methodologies for Creating Food Composition Databases hosted with INNTA, Tunisia, November 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop on standardized methodologies for creating Food Composition Databases held in Tunisia and hosted by Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INNTA). This workshop included a talk entitled "Nutritools website - Dietary Assessment Tools",

Tunis, Tunisia, November 2018: Staff from FDNC organized and contributed to the workshop for food composition compilers from other countries in the EMR (Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritania) and, West African countries (Burkina Faso, Togo and Côte d'Ivoire). The workshop was hosted by Professor Jalila El Ati from the National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INNTA), in Tunis. Participants learnt principles and analysis for recipe calculation, the use of yield and retention factors, and sampling composite dishes.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Workshop on standardized methodologies for Food Composition Data hosted with INSA, Lisbon, Portugal November 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact QIB jointly hosted the workshop on standardized methodologies for Food Composition Data in Lisbon Portugal, November 2018. It was jointly hosted with the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, INSA, Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal, November 2018, analytical training: FDNC organised a 3-week training course on analytical methods for nutrients in foods, for experts from Sudan, Egypt and Jordan. The use of new analytical methods by these countries will lead to the improvement of national datasets. It is expected that these experts will, in turn, train fellow professionals in their own country on food composition data and laboratory analyses. The workshop was hosted by Dr Helena Soares Costa at the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), Lisbon. Training involved analysis of foods for nutrients including vitamin B1 and B2, vitamin C, vitamin A, E, D2, D3, fatty acids, amino acids, minerals, fibre.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Workshop on standardized methodologies for creating Food Composition Databases, with CAPNUTRA, Belgrade Serbia, October 2018 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Workshop on standardized methodologies for creating Food Composition Databases, with CAPNUTRA, Belgrade Serbia
Belgrade, Serbia, October 2018: Food composition compilers from Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Kuwait received training and guidance in standardised methodologies for creating national food composition databases. The workshop was led by Professor Maria Glibetic from the Capacity Development Network in Nutrition in Central and Eastern Europe (CAPNUTRA) and included training with Mark Roe, EuroFIR, Paul Finglas and Dr Marisol Warthon-Medina both from FDNC.

This talk was also delivered at the workshop "Food composition data bases in Europe as important research infrastructure in food and nutrition research Symposium on sustainable food systems for healthy diets in countries of Central and South Eastern Europe (CSEE) with integrated training on food consumption data collection and strengthening the thematic regional networking.

The following poster was also presented at the workshop: "Multi-stakeholder nutrition actions in Africa: translating evidence into policies, and programmes for impact"
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description World Health Organisation (WHO) Workshop "Training Workshop on Standardization of Food Composition Tables Reflecting Sugar, TFA, SFA and salt contents in the EMR" 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Training Workshop on Standardization of Food Composition Tables Reflecting Sugar, TFA, SFA and salt contents in the EMR
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017