Joint call with Susfood2 - 2019

In order to address emerging societal challenges, CORE Organic has joined forces with SUSFOOD2 in the transnational Call ‘Towards sustainable and organic food systems’ launched in 2019.

The network consists of 21 funding bodies from 18 countries/regions, committing around 9.5M EUR for transnational research.  

A total number of 60 pre-proposals were submitted in the Joint Call of ERA-NET SUSFOOD2 and CORE Organic Cofunds Step 1. From these, 43 eligible proposals were evaluated by international peer-review following the criteria and procedure stated in the Call Announcement and Evaluation guidelines. Based on this expert evaluation, the Call Board decided to invite 29 project consortia to submit a full-proposal.

In the Joint Call Step 2, all 29 invited consortia have submitted full-proposals that were assessed for eligibility by the Call Board members and evaluated by international peer-reviewers. Based on the expert evaluation Step 2, on 18-19 June 2020, the Call Board members selected for funding 12 research projects in the following themes:

1. Resource-efficient, circular and zero-waste food systems

2. Diversity in food from field to plate

 3. Mild food processing

 4. Sustainable and smart packaging.

  • No projects were selected.

The Core Organic and SUSFOOD2 Welcome meeting presentations can be found here:

SF CO 2020 JC Welcome Meeting Presentation 28-10.pdf

The Core Organic and SUSFOOD2 Call 2019 document can be found here:

CO SF 2019 Joint Call Announcement and Guidelines Final 10-09.pdf

All relevant Call Documents can be found following theses links:

See call announcement

CORE Organic Cofund is an ERA-NET funded by the European Commission´s
Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Contract No. 727495.