AFBI-led Beef Industry proposal receives support from Invest NI Project Definition Award.

Date published: 08 March 2017


Dr Linda Farmer

Dr Linda Farmer (Food Research Branch) and several AFBI colleagues have received support to develop a thematic network addressing the spread best practice and innovation between European Beef Farmers for improved sustainability and competitiveness. 

This builds on industry needs discussed in a workshop Sustainable Beef Quality for Europe at the Milan Expo (October 2015) led by Dr Farmer and this year’s follow-up event  (AFBI led workshop in Milan) The award will enable AFBI staff to expand their current network of partners and to travel to Brussels for meetings with potential new partners. 

The funding of up to £14,976 will support preparations for a submission to Horizon 2020. [Project details: Project Definition – RD1116609 – H20/20 - Beef2Compete – Coordinating a bid for an EU Thematic Network.]