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11 January 2021: Invitiation for international workshop series

What is this workshop series about?

Towards the end of the project AVARE, it is time to discuss the main topics and results of our research. The different workshops all evolve around food waste but show the diverse methodologies and viewpoints of this broad topic. We want to include international experts to discuss or results, connect and compare their views.

Topic: Food waste as feedstock for a value-adding bioproduction  

Date: 11 Feb 2021, 14:00-15:30 CET  

Organizing institution: Technical University Berlin, Germany


2.00 – 2.10 pm Dr.-Ing. Joana Pereira | TU Berlin, Germany

The AVARE project – short overview and introduction of the workshop

2.10 – 2.25 pm Dr. Saija Rasi | LUKE Research, Finland

Dark fermentation with biowaste material from a sustainability perspective

2.30 – 2.45 pm Karen Guerrero | FWE GmbH, Germany

Dark fermentation with biowaste material from an economic perspective

2.50 – 3.15 pm Prof. Dr. Sascha Rohn | University of Hamburg, Dr.-Ing. Stefan Junne | TU Berlin, Germany

Docosahexaenoic acid production from various feedstock for the application as fish feed additive

3.15 – 3.30 pm Dr.-Ing. Joana Pereira | TU Berlin, Germany General Discussion and closing remarks


Topic: Quantification of food waste in Finland, Germany, Norway and Sweden – baselines, monitoring and reporting of food waste data 

Date: 10 March 2021, 9:00-10:30 CET 

Organizing institution: Norwegian Institute for Sustainability Research (NORSUS), Norway


Topic: Efficient food waste reduction measures in community catering (focus on education and care)  

Date: 18 March 2021, 10:00-11:30 CET 

Organizing institution: Institute for sustainable Nutrition (iSuN), Germany 


Topic: Sustainability assessment of food waste  

Date: 24 March 2021, 10:00-11:30 CET 

Organizing institution: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden 


The workshops will take place via Zoom. If you are interested, please register by writing an e-mail to and indicate the number(s) of the workshop(s) you are interested in. The number of participants is limited and places are allocated according to the order in which registrations are received. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with access data prior to the workshop(s). We look forward to your registration. 


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The project AVARE "Adding value in resource effective food systems" is a transnational project of the ERA-Net SUSFOOD2, funded by national funding agencies – Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Germany, The Research Council of Norway and Formas, The Swedish Research Council – and co-funded by the European Union´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.