- Phil HOGAN (European Commission), Speaker
- Cornelis Pieter VEERMAN, Speaker
- Tom TYNAN (European Commission, Belgium), Panellist
Transforming of Food Systems for People, Planet and Climate
Our food systems are unsustainable. How can they be urgently transformed to simultaneously address multiple-objectives – climate, environment, safety, nutrition for health, and inclusion? A systemic approach to R&I will provide new opportunities and solutions, and support evidence-based policy making and implementation.
- Mark REDSHAW (Evonik Venture Capital GmbH, Germany), Speaker
- Corinna HAWKES (City, University of London, United Kingdom), Speaker
- Merete JOHANSSON (RealFoodSystems.org, Switzerland), Speaker
- Charles GODFRAY (Oxford University, United Kingdom), Speaker
- Samantha BURGESS (WWF, Belgium), Speaker
- Jamie MORRISON (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy), Speaker
- Bernhard KOWATSCH (World Food Programme, Germany), Speaker
- Mission-oriented policy for Horizon Europe
- ‘Governing missions in the European Union’ by Professor Mariana Mazzucato
- Interview with Professor Mariana Mazzucato
- ‘Mission-oriented research & innovation in the European Union: a problem-solving approach to fuel innovation-led growth’ by Professor Mariana Mazzucato
- Horizon Europe
- European Research and Innovation Days
Professor Mazzucato’s first report for Commissioner Moedas, called ‘Mission-Oriented Research and Innovation in the European Union’ set out the main characteristics of mission-oriented research and innovation:
- Bold, inspirational, with wide societal relevance;
- Targeted, measurable, and time-bound;
- Ambitious, but realistic R&I actions;
- Cross-disciplinary, cross-sectoral and cross-actor innovation;
- Drive multiple, bottom-up solutions.
Professor Mariana Mazzucato currently holds the Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL). She is founder and director of UCL’s new Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. Her research covers the relationship between financial markets, innovation and economic growth.
- Ms Connie Hedegaard, former European Commissioner for Climate Action, for the mission on ‘Adaptation to Climate Change including Societal Transformation’
- Professor Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, for the mission on ‘Cancer’
- Mr Pascal Lamy, former Trade Commissioner and Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, for the mission on ‘Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters’
- Professor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, former Mayor of Warsaw, for the mission on ‘Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities’
- Mr Cees Veerman, former Dutch Agriculture Minister, for the mission on ‘Soil Health and Food’.
Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Special Advisor for Mission Driven Science and Innovation to Commissioner Moedas, presented a new report: Governing Missions in the European Union’, which sets out what it takes to make missions a success.