Application procedure is closed (May 15, 2020)
Impact of food consumption on planetary health – specific challenges and opportunities for Europe:
- the need for sustainable diets
- increase the awareness of dietary habits on biodiversity and climate
- socio-economic effects of sustainable diets (including food security)
- exploration of different aspects of behavioral shifts towards sustainable diets including the role of different stakeholders
- integration and trade-offs between health and environmental impacts
- how can changes in consumption drive sustainable production practices
- how to integrate sustainable healthy diets in different European cultures
Short proposals (max 2 pages) give a basic description of the project.
Applications are accepted for a maximum of €50.000 per year (all costs included, VAT and overhead costs).
Maximum project duration two years.
- Must be residents in a European country (including UK)
- Must be affiliated to a European university or a European research institute
- Should hold at least a Master of Science (MSc) degree or equivalent.
- literature reviews
- animal or in vitro studies
Only research topics which endorse the objectives of the 2020 call of Alpro Foundation will be considered. Judging criteria are based on
Excellence (weight 50%)
- Proposed work is novel and has innovation potential (eg. novel objectives, novel concepts and approaches, potential for innovative results, …)
- Quality/Credibility of proposed approach/methodology
- Quality/Credibility of research team
Impact (weight 30%)
- Extent to which the outputs of the proposed work could increase the awareness on the environmental impact of dietary habits
- Extent to which the outputs of the proposed work could result in relevant benefits for the European population (eg. towards recommendations, policy makers, …)
Quality and efficiency (weight 20%)
- Clarity and pertinence of the objective
- Likelihood that the proposed approach can be accomplished within the timeframe
- Likelihood that the proposed approach can result in publication(s)