Published on November 27, 2007
...from FP6 "Thematic Priority 5" (2003-06) "FOOD QUALITY & SAFETY"... ...to FP7-Cooperation "Theme 2" ("BIO") "Food, Agriculture & Biotechnology": ...from FP6 "Thematic Priority 5" (2003-06) "FOOD QUALITY & SAFETY"... ...to FP7-Cooperation "Theme 2" ("BIO") "Food, Agriculture & Biotechnology" Rafael GARCIA-VILLAR Christophe COTILLON "FP7-BIO" National Contact Point [email protected] [email protected] European Research: 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013) FP6 Architecture (2003-2006): FP6 Architecture (2003-2006) 1. Integrating & strengthening the European Research Area co-ordination of research activities 1.2 Strength. the foundations of ERA development of res/innov policies 7 Thematic Priorities Life Sciences, genomics & biotechnology for health Information Society Technologies Nanotechnologies ... Aeronautics & space Food Quality & Safety Sustainable Development ... Citizens & governance... Cross-cutting Research Activities ("box 8") Research for policy support Emerging technologies (NEST) Specific SME activities International cooperation (INCO) + ( Non-nuclear) activities of Joint Research Centers (JRC) 1.1 Concentrating & Integrating European Research 2. Structuring the ERA Research & Innovation HR & Mobility Research Infrastructures Science & Society 3. EURATOM Fusion Waste Radiopr Other JRC Perspectives for a 7th Framework-Programme (FP.7): Perspectives for a 7th Framework-Programme (FP.7) FP.7 is under construction - about to be adopted... Start of reflections : early 2004 Adoption expected : end 2006 Implementation : first calls, early 2007 - (Dec 22nd?) FP.7 planned for 7 years (2007-2013) Financial perspectives of EU Mid-term revision foreseen (2010 ?) Budget markedly increased (+40%) / FP.6 FP.6 : € 18 Billion for 4 years (4.5 / year) FP.7 : ± € 50.521 Billion for 7 years (7.2 / year) FP.7 covers 4 major objectives of EU research policy, each of which supported by its own specific programme Specific Programmes published september 2005: Specific Programmes published september 2005 "Cooperation" – Collaborative research "People" – Human Potential JRC (nuclear) "Ideas" – "Frontier" research "Capacities" – Research & Innovation JRC (non-nuclear) Euratom + 4 Specific Programmes EC JRC & Euratom Slide5: Indicative budget breakdown for FP.7 specific programmes Cooperation 63% 32 292 M€* Capacities 8% 4 217 M€* People 10% 4 728 M€* Ideas 15% 7 460 M€* * total budget : 50 521 B€ (agreement as of july 2006) FP.7 "Funding Schemes"(formerly "Instruments") : FP.7 "Funding Schemes" (formerly "Instruments") To support actions implemented on the basis of : calls for proposals Collaborative projects (Large (6M€) & Small (3M€) CPs) Networks of Excellence (NoEs : 6M€) Coordination & Support Actions (CSAs, 0.5-1.0M€) Fellowships (Marie Curie) Research projects for third parties (e.g. SMEs...) ERA-net (New : resp of thematic priorities) 2) decisions by Council and European Parliament Art. 169 Joint Technology Initiatives (Art. 171) Development of new Infrastructures of European Interest "Cooperation" Specific Programme : 9 (10) "Themes": "Cooperation" Specific Programme : 9 (10) "Themes" Sec 1 350 B€ Spa 1 430 B€ 610 B€ 4 180 B€ 1 900 B€ 2 300 B€ 3 500 B€ 9 110 B€ 1 935 B€ 6 050 B€ 9% 2% 13% 6% 7% 11% 28% 6% 19% 9. Security & (10) Space 8. Socio-Economic Sciences & Humanities 7. Transport (incl. aeronautics) 6. Environment (incl. climate changes) 5. Energy 4. Nanosci. Nanotech. Mat. & New Prod. Tech. 3. Information & Communication Technologies 2. Food, Agriculture & Biotechnology 1. Health Total programme : 32 365 B€ Food, agriculture and biotechnology research:Objectives: Food, agriculture and biotechnology research: Objectives Build a European Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy (KBBE) Respond to social and economic challenges: High quality food and sustainable food production Food-related disorders (cardiovascular, obesity …) Infectious animal diseases and zoonoses Sustainable agriculture/fishery and climate change Clean biomaterials from renewable bio-resources Involve all stakeholders (incl. industry) in research Support CAP and CFP Respond quickly to emerging research needs Slide9: "Cooperation" Programme Theme 2 : Food, Agriculture & Biotechnology The 3 "Activities" Food, agricultureand biotechnology research:What’s new!: Food, agriculture and biotechnology research: What’s new! Pillar 2 “Food, health and well-being” ensures continuity of FP6 “Food quality and safety” research New: Pillar 1 “Sustainable production and management of biological resources” and pillar 3 “Life sciences and biotech for sustainable non-food products and processes” Some topics under pillar 1&3 partly financed in FP4 and FP5 (BIOTECH, FAIR, QoL, etc.), but FP6 efforts scattered and not of sufficient critical mass (some activities under materials, energy and environment) providing no synergies Technology platforms in the area of plant biotechnology, animal breeding, global animal health, forestry, food and industrial biotechnology Activity 1:: Activity 1: Enabling research (‘omics’, converging technologies, bio-informatics, biodiversity) for micro-organism, plants and animals Competitive, sustainable and multifunctional agriculture, forestry, fishery and aquaculture Animal health production and welfare ; animal diseases incl. zoonoses Marine resources, fishery, aquaculture Development of policy strategies for knowledge based bio-economy, agriculture, fishery as well as rural and coastal areas Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Slide12: Consumer, societal, industrial and health aspects of food and feed Nutrition, diet related diseases and disorders Innovative food and feed processing Improved quality and safety of food, beverage and feed Total food chain concept Activity 2: “Fork to farm”- Food, health and well being Slide13: Improved crops, feed-stocks, marine products and biomass for energy, environment, and high added value industrial products; novel farming systems Bio-catalysis; new bio-refinery concepts and other bioprocesses Forestry and forest based products and processes Environmental remediation and cleaner processing Activity 3: Life sciences and biotechnology for sustainable non-food products and processes From the Framework Programme (FP) to the Work Programme (WP): From the Framework Programme (FP) to the Work Programme (WP) The 2007 Work Programme (WP): The 2007 Work Programme (WP) The three "activities", subdivided in "areas" Priority "topics" for the first two "calls" of FP7 (covering the 2007 budget and part of 2008 budget - see Table) For each topic : the topic title, a short summary, proposed "funding scheme" ("size" of the project), a description of the expected impact. Indicative list of topics to be considered in the 2008 update of the WP for each activity. Implementation of Calls : Dates of publication and deadlines, evaluation procedure, budget, etc... Activity 1:: Activity 1: Area 1.1.1 technologies Development of new tools and processes to support R&D in crop plants: molecular breeding Mining genomics information of farm animals to generate new information on the genetic basis of phenotypes important to sustainable agriculture Development of genetic systems for crop improvement through a systems biology approach Development of technologies and tools for the exploitation of livestock genome Using new technologies to identify (re-)emerging pathogens from wildlife reservoirs Development of new tools and processes to support R&D in crop plants: gene technology breeding New and converging technologies for Precision Livestock Farming in European animal production systems Genomics to develop improved approaches to the control of endemic infectious, or metabolic, farm animal diseases Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Activity 1:: Activity 1: Area 2.1.2 Increased sustainability of all production systems (agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture); Plant health and crop protection (1) Improved indicators of the relationship between organic/low-input farmoing and biodiversity Improving water stress tolerance in European food crops Annual Food crops with improved tolerance to multiple abiotic stresses Genomics for cereal improvement for food and non-food uses Development of Pest Risk Analysis based on new diagnostic methods Reducing the need for external inputs in high-value protected horticulture Novel forest tree breeding Developing new methods for valuing and marketing of currently non-marketable forest goods and services Coordination of Agricultural Research in the Mediterranean Reduction of nitrogen excretion in ruminants From capture based to self-sustained aquaculture Improving cost-efficiency in the fisheries Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Activity 1:: Activity 1: Area 2.1.2 Increased sustainability of all production systems (agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture); Plant health and crop protection(2) The structure of fish populations and traceability of fish and fish products Improving research in support to scientific advice to fisheries management outside EU waters Consolidate alliances with third countries in the field of aquaculture Mitigating adverse impacts of fisheries Reducing the utilisation of mineral fertilisers by improving the efficiency of nutrient use in European crops Essential biological functions related to the most relevant stages of aquaculture fish life-history Developing vaccines for the control of roundworm infestation in extensive ruminant production systems Framework for effort and capacity management of the fisheries Mitigating adverse impacts of aquaculture Microbial control for more sustainable aquaculture Improved agro-forestry systems for sustainable farming (SICA) Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Activity 1:: Activity 1: Area 2.1.3 Optimised animal health production and welfare across agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture Improving animal health, product quality and performance of organic and low-input livestock systems through breeding Improving production through investigating the gut physiology of farm animals and its interaction with the gastro-intestinal microflora Breeding tools for improved livestock products Coordination of European research in the area of animal health, including emerging threats, infectious diseases and surveillance Optimising research efforts for the development of the most effective tools for controlling infectious animal diseases Development of rational strategies for the eradication of bovine tuberculosis Evaluating and controlling the risk of African Swine Fever in the EU Emerging vector-borne diseases: West Nile fever, Rift Valley Fever and Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever Improved epidemiological tools for food-borne zoonoses: application of geographical information for live animals and animal products Neglected zoonoses in developing countries: integrated approach for the improvement of their control in animals Biosafety measures for Campylobacter at primary production Development of a new generation vaccine for FMD Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Activity 1:: Activity 1: Area 2.1.4 Socio-economic research and support to policies (1) Developing the knowledge-based bio-economy (KBBE) Enabling efficient transfer of technology in the knowledge-based bio-economy The farm of tomorrow GMO Co-existence and practical implications Implementation of “Leader” Containment of Sharka virus in view of EU-expansion Assessing the socio-economic consequences and costs benefits of measures promoting good animal welfare Establishment of an information platform on the protection and welfare of animals Models for the extrapolation of maximum residue limits (MRLs) in the food chain External costs of pesticides Governance for an operational regional ecosystem approach to fisheries management Addressing uncertainty and complexity – governance for fisheries management Interactions of fisheries and aquaculture of bluefin tuna Deep sea fisheries management Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Activity 1:: Activity 1: Area 2.1.4 Socio-economic research and support to policies(2) Comparative analysis of factor markets for agriculture across the Member States Spatial analysis of area-based measures in rural development programmes Enlargement network - Agro-economic policy analysis of the accession and the candidate states and the countries of Western Balkan Drivers and limits of enhanced trade in agricultural and food products Non-tariff barriers Trade and agricultural policies - India Policy and institutional aspects of sustainable agriculture and rural development in the Mediterranean partner countries Societal Benefits of Organic Farming Costs of different standard setting and certification systems for organic food and farming Assessing the pros & cons and monitoring the perception of GM animals GMOs and possible long-term impacts on biodiversity Improving the stakeholder dialogue towards a common vision and joint research priorities for the knowledge-based bio-economy Novel approaches for reusing nitrogen Valorisation of Andean microbial biodiversity for agroindustry of basic crops, for environmental protection and as a source of novel bioactive compounds – SICA (Latin America-Andean region) Sustainable production and management of biological resources from land, forest and aquatic environments Slide22: Area 2.2.1 Consumers Networking of food consumer science in Europe and development and application of social and behavioural sciences to food research Developing research tools for food consumer science in the Western Balkan Countries Food labelling and consumer behaviour Taste, cognitive perception and mood Assessment of intervention measures aimed at promoting healthy eating habits Risk perception and communication in the food chain and the role of the media Applying behavioural models for the prevention of obesity, with a particular focus on children Activity 2: “Fork to farm”- Food, health and well being Slide23: Area 2.2.2 Nutrition Effect of diet on mental performance Impact of diet on ageing Optical technologies for monitoring the human nutrition status and the onset of nutrition-related health problems Malnutrition in developing countries Diet for patients in hospitals and at home: disease-related malnutrition Diet and its effect on the development of intestinal microflora and on the immune system through the entire life span Systems Biology and bioanalytical tools for nutrition research Optimal cell function and nutrition Methodologies and tools to support the prevention of obesity in Mediterranean Partner Countries (SICA) Linking with international databases on food composition and consumption (SICA) Impact of exogenous factors in the development of allergy Functional foods, natural products and bioactive compounds from the Black Sea region (SICA) Activity 2: “Fork to farm”- Food, health and well being Slide24: Area 2.2.3 Food processing Smart control for improved food and feed technologies Assessment and improvement of existing food and feed technologies Harmonising and integrating research on food technology, safety and nutrition through commonly shared food models Nano-devices for quality assurance, food safety and product properties New solutions for improving refrigeration technologies along the food chain Network for facilitating the implementation of high-tech processing at industrial scale (Bio-)Technologies for the production of food additives, colorants, and flavours Observing and understanding the micro-structure of foods Activity 2: “Fork to farm”- Food, health and well being Slide25: Area 2.2.4 Food Quality and Safety Exposure to food additives, flavourings, and migrants coming from the packaging – Dietary intake models Detecting contaminants in the food and feed chain New methods for the monitoring and control of food-borne viruses Innovative and safe packaging Food sampling strategies for risk analysis Protecting animal and human health from prions in food, feed and the environment Biocides and induced risks of antibiotic resistance in food pathogens Effects of combined exposure to chemicals intentionally added to the food chain Activity 2: “Fork to farm”- Food, health and well being Slide26: Area 2.2.5 Environmental impacts and total food chain Post Market Monitoring of GM food and feed Converging technologies and their potential for the food area Development and application of computational biology as a complementary tool to in vivo and/or in vitro trials Sustainability of the food chain Reduce contamination by mycotoxins in the food and feed chain Assessment of impacts from climate change on food Food chain management Assessment of impacts of scenarios affecting food chain management Activity 2: “Fork to farm”- Food, health and well being Slide27: Area 2.3.1 Improved biomass and plant based renewables Understanding Plant Cell Walls for optimizing Biomass potential Novel plants for energy production Plants providing oils of the future New forest based products and processes Plant made recombinant pharmaceuticals for animals Biological Polymers from plants Technical, socio-economic, geographic and regulatory aspects of future non-food crop systems in particular related to co-existence and safety of agri-food chains Identification of optimal terrestrial and aquatic biomass and waste for Bioproducts The expression and accumulation of valuable industrial compounds in plants Realising the potential of plant natural products for human and animal health Alternative energy crops for biofuel production in semi-arid and temperate regions – SICA (Latin America) Harvesting storage and transport of raw material Activity 3: Life sciences and biotechnology for sustainable non-food products and processes Slide28: Area 2.3.2 Bioprocesses Development of cellulases for lignocellulosic biomass pre-treatment Development of enzymes for lipid modification and activation Improved biocatalysts for bioprocesses Study of microbial stress for more robust industrial micro-organisms Metabolic engineering and modelling Novel enzymes and microorganisms for biomass conversion to bioethanol The search for novel enzymes and micro-organisms for different bioprocesses Microbial genomics and bio-informatics Biotechnology for the conversion of biomass and waste into value-added products Rational design of biocatalysts and enzyme systems with requested properties Biofermentation for fine and speciality chemicals Improved chemical and enzymatic treatments of bagasses from energy crops, for increased bio-fuels production yields – SICA (Latin America) PLANTS as EDIBLE VACCINES - SICA (Russia) Activity 3: Life sciences and biotechnology for sustainable non-food products and processes Slide29: Area 2.3.3 Environmental biotechnologies; Use of waste and by-products The use of Synthetic Biology for the solution of environmental problems Microbial gene expression under condition of stress Novel methods of treatment of animal by-products for the production of substances with biologically valuable functional properties Novel biotechnology approaches for utilizing wastes, including aquaculture wastes, to make high added value products Exploring molecular microbial diversity in aquatic environment or the soil Activity 3: Life sciences and biotechnology for sustainable non-food products and processes The first CALLS... (COOP-KBBE-2007-1 & 2A): The first CALLS... (COOP-KBBE-2007-1 & 2A) SCP : Small Collaborative Projects (2.5 M€) LCP : Large Collaborative Projects (5.0 M€) NoE : Networks of Excellence (5.0 M€) CSA : Coordination & Support Action (0.5-1.0M€) The first CALLS... (COOP-KBBE-2007-1 & 2A): The first CALLS... (COOP-KBBE-2007-1 & 2A) Workprogramme 2007 110 M€ 19 LCP 3 NoE 22 KBBE-2A Budget 2008 Published : same as above 1st stage deadline 11 Sept 2007 2nd stage deadline 31 Jan 2008 KBBE-1 Budget 2007 Published 22 dec 2006 Closed 2 May 2007 (single stage evaluation) 80 M€ 110 M€ 14 LCP 2 NoE 38 SCP 19 CSA 73 Total Budget Funding Scheme ("Size") Total N° of Topics Slide32: Sustainability... 2.1 Area KBBE-1 KBBE-2A * see "Workprogramme" for details on topics Slide33: Area KBBE-1 KBBE-2A * see "Workprogramme" for details on topics Slide34: Biotech for non-food... 2.3 Area KBBE-1 KBBE-2A * see "Workprogramme" for details on topics Roadmap(...co-decision... EC, European Parliament, EU Council): ---2005 6 April Commission Proposal for FP7 Sept. Commission Proposal for Specific Programmes Dec. Commission Proposal for Rules of participation & dissemination ---2006 15 June Parliament FP7 Adoption - 1st reading July-Oct Council Common Position on EC-FP7 Nov. Counc & Parl FP7 Adoption - FINAL Nov-Dec. Commission Adoption of "Workprogramme 2007" 22 Dec (?) Commission 1st calls published (KBBE-1 & -2A) ---2007 2 May Commission KBBE-1 closed (single-stage eval.) Sept Commission KBBE-2A (closed - 1st stage only) KBBE-2B (published) Roadmap (...co-decision... EC, European Parliament, EU Council) Slide36: Christophe Cotillon [email protected] Tel : +33 1 44 08 86 15 Fax : +33 1 44 08 86 21 Mobile : +33 6 14 08 91 41 THANK YOU !