Horizon 2020 – CITIES2030

“Co-creating resilient and sustainable food systems towards FOOD2030”

CITIES2030 vision is to connect short food supply chains, gathering consumers, strategic and complement industry partners, the civil society, promising start-ups and enterprises, innovators and visionary thinkers, leading universities and research across the vast diversity of disciplines addressing CRFS, including food science, social science and big data.

CITIES2030 activates, accelerates, structures and generates 10 front-runners EU cities pilots and 2 regions, whilst establishing corresponding numbers of policy and living labs, and further deploys to a total of 50 EU cities pilots by 16.10.2024 on the World Food Day that year.

Project timeframe: November, 2020 – October, 2024

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000640.

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