For the last two years, researchers from the Countryside and Community Research Institute, at the University of Gloucestershire, have been working with Marco Della Gala from the University of Calabria to develop a local food app, which was launched on 22nd February 2018. This free Smartphone app is available to download for free from iOS and Android app stores.
CCRI’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, Marco Della Gala, will be in Vicenza, Italy, between 18th to 20th September to participate in PRO-VE2017 – 18th Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises.
Some abstracts of the CCRI presentations are now available for the XXVIIth ESRS Conference, which took place in Krakow, Poland, from 24th to 27th July.
Marco Della Gala is currently in Brussels, representing the EU Sofia project at the TRADEIT and Trafoon Networks joint closing conference, entitled ‘Open to Innovation: Networks for the sustainability of Traditional Food Sector in Europe’ that aims to share a vision for the future development of the SME food sector in Europe.
The CCRI welcomes today Marco Della Gala from the University of Calabria, who will be working in the CCRI for 20 months on a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship. Through an EU Horizon 2020 funded ‘training through research project’ called SOFIA, Marco will be working towards creating ICT based tools, in particular mobile applications, to help people access local food, a topic very close to the heart of the CCRI.