Chair Name: Luca Corelli-Grappadelli (Dept. Ag. Sci., University of Bologna, V.le Fanin 46, 40127 Bologna Italy, Tel: 39 051 20 96 434)
Secretary Name: Joan Bonany (Estacio Experimental Mas Badia, Mas Badia 17134 La Tallada d'Empordà Girona - Spain (
Focus of Working Group:
Coordinating and streamlining EUFRIN profile in the European context. Liaison towards EU Commission institutions. Preparation and Representation of EUFRIN Vision and Strategic Research Agenda. Currently engaged with AREFLH (www.areflh.org) and FreshFEL (www.freshfel.org) in a TaskForce providing a EU-wide, Fruit and Vegetable Sector Strategic Innovation Research Agenda.
Meeting: March 2015; Bruxxelles; Presentation of Fruit and Vegetable Sector Strategic Innovation Research Agend a
Documents: NA at the moment.
Outputs: A Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda addressing the most urgent needs for innovation for the Fruit and Vegetable sector in Europe.
Meetings: Bruxxelles, January; Berlin, March; Bologna, September; Bruxxelles, November.
Documents: Presentation at CopaCogeca, January 2014.
Outputs: Draft documents preparing and leading to SIRA; First draft of a Thematic Network responding to ISIB2 call in FP8.
Meeting: Nov. 15, Amsterdam.