A sustainable agriculture sector of the future is the key to a sustainable and productive food system. The road ahead is filled with possibilities and challenges which cannot be acheieved or overcome alone. Right now the need for cooperation is larger than ever. The Foundation’s priorities for 2022 for each the three foundation focus areas are presented below.
Focus areas for the 2022 Open call (application period Sept 1-30, 2022)
Agriculture & Machinery
Together towards the farming of the future. The goal is to support the development of profitable and environmentally sustainable agriculture. Ongoing climate changes and a turbulent world situation emphasize the need for a well-functioning agriculture sector encompassing both crop and animal production.
Food & Health
Together forwards to the foods of the future and a sustainable food system. The aim of the call Food and Health is to generate new knowledge that can be used in the development of future foods and ingredients from grains or other plant-based raw materials. The scope of the research area encompasses the entire chain, from raw materials to consumption.