Sectors: Health, Research
Beneficiaries: Corporations, Research centres, SMEs, Training centres, Universities
Regions: European Union, Worldwide
Category: Call for proposals
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EU Member States and countries associated to Horizon 2020
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Responsible: European Commission
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The goal of this contest is to improve the quality of citizens’ health and well-being by helping them to better monitor their food intake with the use of a food scanner
Priorities and funded actions:
– to stimulate creative thinking across established industrial and academic research organisations
– to drive the European industry forward by breaking down the limits in food intake measurements and detection
-The submitted technological solution should benefit a wide range of the EU population from healthy citizens to citizens suffering from food intolerance, obesity or allergies
-The solution should provide citizens with meaningful information regarding their food consumption
Among financed actions
– approaches to be taken by the contestants are not prescribed and may include novel sensing and data processing technologies, amongst others