The European Union has the highest
food standards in the world. Food safety is among the top priority policies
of the European Commission. Consequently, the Commission has defined the
"Food Quality and Safety" issue as a priority area in FP6. The Food Institute
has been participating in various FP6 projects as a partner. The Institute
has already gained a prestious status in European food research community
through these partnerships and effective networking. Currently, its partnership
is widely seeked by project groups that propose on Food Quality and Safety
The Institute has been involved in other European
and bilateral international projects. You can find information on these
project on the Institute's web site in english.
In his visit to Turkey in September 2006, the
EU Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik toured the Food Institute
and two more TUBITAK Institutes at its Gebze campus. He became impressed
by the infrastructure and the Institute's involvement in Framework programmes.
For pictures from this visit, please click on:
The Institute will show interest in the following
research areas in the Work Programme for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries,
and Biotechnology. These areas of interest and the corresponding contact
persons for partner search are given in: Topics
of Interest List for FP7.
Dr. Hülya Ölmez Hulya.Olmez@mam.gov.tr
Dr. Mehlika Borçaklı Mehlika.Borcakli@mam.gov.tr
Last Updated: 16.01.2007