What does FoodE do?

Led by the University of Bologna, FoodE brings together a highly qualified consortium of 24 organizations. It comprises universities, research institutes, SMEs, NGOs, as well as city councils spread across 8 EU countries. FoodE is financed under Horizon 2020, the European Union Research and Innovation Framework Programme (2014-2020) and will run for four years. 

FoodE aims to accelerate the growth of sustainable and resilient citizen-led urban food system initiatives across Europe by engaging:


Specifically, FoodE and its partners will implement the following activities:


The outputs of FoodE will pave the way for job creation, enhance local economies, and enable local communities to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, whilst increasing the relationships and interlinkages between the different actors of the food chains.