Third food systems stakeholder workshop for FRED – Food Resource Efficiency Decision support project

Information about sustainable food system workshop for livestock farmers on May 7th, 2024

FoodCloud, a leading Irish food redistribution organization, and an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Munster Technological University Kerry and University College Dublin are working together to support efficiency and prevent food loss and waste in Irish food supply chains, through the Science Foundation Ireland-funded “FRED: Food Resource Efficiency Decision support” project. The initial phase of […]

Launch of food systems stakeholder workshops for FRED – Food Resource Efficiency Decision support project

Poster describing Food System stakeholder workshop. Header: FRED project logo, QR-code for registration Heading: Working in fruit and vegetable production, fishing or food service? Main text: You are invited to a food system research workshop. Date: Monday 4th March, 2pm - 4pm Venue: MTU Kerry, North Campus, Rooms T105 & T107 Followed by refreshments. Transport costs may be covered for those travelling for this workshop. Contact: Jennifer Attard, phone: 085 764 6564, email: j e n n i f e r . a t t a r d @ m t u . i e Event description: We want to understand the needs of those working within the food system. We will focus on: routes to market, business sustainability, increasing profits, decreasing waste. This is an opportunity for fruit and vegetable, fishing and food service businesses (hotels, restaurants, cafes serving food, canteens, catering) to meet each other and develop ways to work together to strengthen their business and benefit the local economy. Footer: partner logos

FoodCloud, a leading Irish food redistribution organization, and a multi-disciplinary team of researchers from Munster Technological University Kerry and University College Dublin are working together to support efficiency and prevent food loss and waste in Irish food supply chains, through the Science Foundation Ireland-funded “FRED: Food Resource Efficiency Decision support” project. The initial phase of […]

#BIW2023 – More in store!

Bioeconomy Ireland Week 2023, 16th to 22nd October, was a stunning demonstration of the diversity of organizations engaged in bioeconomy development in Ireland, and their activities. At the Circular Bioeconomy Research Group, we enjoyed every minute of this much anticipated Irish bioeconomy showcase, with daily events and two bioeconomy-themed StoryMaps. That’s not all though! The touring […]

‘Circular agrifood systems in Ireland’ Chapter contribution by the Circular Bioeconomy Research Group at MTU to DAFM & Climate KIC report

Ireland wants to become a world leader in Sustainable Food Systems over the next decade—a transition that will require significant transformation. The agrifood sector is Ireland’s oldest and largest indigenous industry. It is a substantial employer and contributor to the economy — employing over 170,400 people (7.1% of total employment) — and is deeply ingrained […]

MainstreamBIO’s Open Call for Bio-based Projects in Ireland

Mainstream Bio project logo

This initiative offers hands-on innovation support for bio-based projects, accelerating the development of bio-based products and services for primary producers and partnerships that aim to adopt sustainable business models and diversify their income with small-scale biobased solutions.

COOPID Bioeconomy Conference: Driving Sustainable Growth in Agri-Food

COOPID Bioeconomy Conference: Driving Sustainable Growth in Agri-Food Leading Bioeconomy Experts Unite at COOPID Conference, Drawing 120 Participants James Gaffey and Tracey O’Connor from the Circular Bioeconomy Research Group participated in the COOPID Bioeconomy Conference on the 31st of May at Les Ateliers des Tanneurs, in Brussels, Belgium. As an official #EUGreenWeek 2023 Partner Event, […]

COOPID EU Empowers Primary Producers with Successful Workshop Events

COOPID BIOECONOMY WEEK

European Union-funded COOPID project supports sustainable agriculture practices, market access, and value chains for primary producers In 2021 the Circular Bioeconomy Research Group initiated a collaboration with 10 other partners from across Europe, known as the COOPID project, to develop and exchange knowledge among European primary producers (farmers, foresters, fishers, etc.), with special emphasis on […]

InformBio 1st year meeting at MTU Kerry!

InformBio 1st year meeting at MTU

News & Events InformBio 1st year meeting at MTU Kerry! Partners Teagasc, University of Galway, CSO and CircBio group from MTU met the past 3rd of April 2023, the InformBio team met at MTU Kerry North Campus in Tralee to celebrate the first year of the project. InformBio project is a DAFM funded project aiming […]

MainstreamBIO: 2nd Project Meeting

MainstreamBio Partners 2nd Project meeting at Nimbus Research Centre, MTU Cork “MainstreamBIO sets out to get small-scale bio-based solutions into mainstream practice across 7 EU rural regions (NL, PL, DK, SE, BG, ES, IE), by establishing regional Multi-actor Innovation Platforms (MIPs) each with a variety of feedstocks, infrastructure, and expertise, in the aim of co-creating sustainable […]