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Funding programme Food 4.0: Call for projects

Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, SATW | 

As part of the Food 4.0 funding programme, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences are supporting innovative and effective projects which will contribute towards ensuring a successful future for the Swiss food system. The projects will receive maximum funding of CHF 25,000. 

Innovative implementation projects are supported in the following main development areas, taking into account the framework conditions of sustainability, quality and safety, traceability and consumer interest:

  • Protein technology and plant / milk hybrid product engineering
  • Precision biotechnology / biotransformation
  • Digital transformation of the food system
  • Sanitation technologies and hygienic design

As part of the first call for projects in autumn 2021, the evaluation panel approved six innovative initialisation projects that will be implemented from January 2022.