4th Legislative and technological workshop in Italy

The 4th Legislative and technological workshop took place on November 29 at the conference hall of the renovated Roman Temple of Emperor Hadrian, within the activities of the 10th Qualenergia? Forum, a two-days event dedicated to the energy sector. The first session of the day, focusing on the connections among the organic sector and the 

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Visit of EFSA

On Wednesday 22 November, we visited the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, where we had a meeting with Stylianos Koulouris, liaison officer, Sérgio Potier Rodeia, scientific officer and another scientific officer on plant health. Among others, they presented to us the priorities of the EU Risk Assessment Agenda, which they were defined 

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Visit of the NOI Techpark

On Tuesday 21 November, we visited the NOI Techpark, which is located on the grounds of a former aluminium plant in Bolzano Sud, and connects companies, researchers and students in four key areas that are already South Tyrol’s strong suits: Alpine Technology, Green Technology, Food Technology and Automation. Alexander Alber, member of the BLS construction 

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Visit of the Laimburg Research Station

On Monday 20 November, we visited the Laimburg Research Center which is the leading research institute for South Tyrol’s broad spectrum of agricultural issues. Martina Boschiero, member of the berries and stone fruit group, presented their analysis on the agronomic results and carbon footprint of the different nets used in the apple cultivation in South 

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Visit of the Renon-Selva Verde CO2 measuring station

On Monday 20 November, we visited the Renon-Selva Verde CO2 measuring station, which is located in the Italian Alps region, at a distance of 12.2 km North-Northeast from the town of Bolzano. The station is part of the pan-European research infrastructure ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation Network) and its purpose is to investigate the long-term exchange 

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Visit of the Parma University Hospital 

On Wednesday 22 November, we visited the Parma University Hospital, where Professor Gian Luigi de Angelis, Director of the Pediatric department of Parma University and Dr. Federica Gaiani, presented to us the pilot study they implement with similar characteristics with our intervention study. We presented the ORGANIKO children’s health study design and preliminary results and 

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Visit of Bioland Verband Südtirol

On Tuesday 21 November, we visited the Bioland Verband Südtirol, where the director, Reinhard Verdorfer, presented the organic farming situation and perspectives in South Tyrol. It is of note that the number of members is growing from 1991 onwards reaching 640 members and 25 partner companies in 2017.  The certification label of Bioland creates and 

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3rd Legislative and technological workshop in Italy

The 3rd Legislative and technological workshop in Italy titled “Updating workshop about the latest legislation, institutional initiatives, market, innovation and climate impact of organic farming”took place on 25 October.  To take into account the most recent EU developments in the sector, the Italian House of Parliament has approved a new framework OF legislation, which is currently in the 

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Public Health Symposium

On Thursday September 21, the School of Health Sciences of the Cyprus University of Technology organised the 3rd Public Health Symposium in Limassol at the CUT premises. The conference was under the auspices of the Minister of Health Dr. G. Pamporidis and recent results of Cypriot research organizations were presented. The ORGANIKO presence was noticeable 

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