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OnFoods Foundation

Research and Innovation for Sustainable Food and Nutrition

We are a partnership for the Sustainable Development of Food and Nutrition, funded under the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP)

About OnFoods

Taking Action On Food Systems, Focused On Sustainability, Working On Safety, Security And Health.

OnFoods is a foundation that brings together, coordinates and amplifies the work of 26 public and private organisations, leaders in scientific research and sustainable innovation of food systems.

Our partnership falls within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), which the Italian Government has prepared as part of the Next Generation EU program.


OnFoods Research Projects

Check out all of OnFoods' research projects, which you can browse by spoke, leading organization, or text search. We keep the list of research projects updated regularly.
Research projectEXTRABIO

Extraction of bioactive compounds and/or macromolecules from food by-products and wastes

Lead profiles

Sabrina DallavalleAngelo SantinoDaniele PizzichiniUrszula TylewiczAndrea BassaniArianna RossettiPasquale FerrantiFabio Minervini

Referred to

Spoke 02
Research projectDE LEGUMINIBUS

Discovering the effects of pulses through the gut microbiome and bioavailability of bioactive compounds

Managed by

Lead profiles

Paola VitaglioneDanilo ErcoliniLuisa Cigliano

Referred to

Spoke 04
Research projectDAMATO

Dietary habits and gut microbiome as a target of sustainable intervention against obesity

Managed by

Lead profiles

Roberto Berni CananiValentina DiscepoloLutgarda BozzettoAntonio MolinaroRaffaele Capasso

Referred to

Spoke 06
Research projectWASTEIT

Observatory waste watcher - Italy

Managed by

Lead profiles

Luca FalasconiAndrea Segre'Matteo Vittuari

Referred to

Spoke 07

The Foundation's dissemination events

Debates, conferences, meetings and appointments organized by OnFoods or where you participate as a guest speaker

Blog post2023-09-29
First Collective Catering Summit: new procurement code, future of work, GenZ numbers and trends
CIRFOOD DISTRICT, October 16, 2023 from 10:15 AM to 6:30 PM
Blog post2023-09-25
Agrifood Microbiota as a Tool for a Sustainable Future: OnFoods at the 7th International Conference on Microbial Diversity.
From 26th to 29th September 2023, at the Paganini Congressi, Parma.
Blog post2023-09-13
OnFoods at Parma Pediatria 2023
The OnFoods project, with the participation of prof. Daniele Del Rio, will be featured in a talk during the Parma Pediatrics meeting.
Blog post2023-09-08
OnFoods at EIT-FOOD INNOVITALY at the Fiera del Levante in Bari
Tuesday, September 12, Pavilion 152, Room 03, Fiera del Levante - Bari

OnFoods Magazine

Discover our in-depth articles on topics and themes of the OnFoods project, approached through the perspective of spokes, work packages, and research projects.
Blog post2023-06-01
World Environment Day 2023: #BeatingPlasticPollution
The OnFoods project joins millions of people worldwide to #BeatPlasticPollution: a global campaign to address the crisis of plastic pollution.
Blog post2023-05-04
Sustainable food production amid systemic limitations and the rising demand for food.
The challenges of sustainable food production in the face of systemic limitations and increasing demand.
Blog post2023-05-12
Food loss and waste: how green logistics can contribute to reduce them.
Programme of the OnFoods Work Package 2 and SOL-SUSTLOG “flagship” research project
Blog post2023-05-17
Risk mitigation strategies in food production, processing, storage and retailing
Spoke 03 working context, Work Package 3.2 activities and the LAB_RESPOIL flagship research project.
Blog post2023-05-11
Protecting present and future lives through a healthy and sustainable early nutrition
Programme of Work Package 5.3 of OnFoods and research flagship project “PERMED”
Blog post2023-05-19
The Challenge of Malnutrition in Older Adults
Programmes of Work Packages 6.1, 6.2 and 6.4 of OnFoods and the flagship research project “SENIOR.”
Blog post2023-05-19
Reducing Food Waste through Healthier and More Sustainable Eating Habits
The programme of Work Package 7.2 of OnFoods and the flagship research project WASTEIT

We bring together, coordinate and amplify the work of 26 public and private organisations, leaders in scientific research and sustainable innovation of food systems.