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Call identifier: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2020

Call title: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

        The objective of the RISE scheme is to contribute to develop international and cross-sector collaboration through exchanging research and innovation staff, and  sharing knowladge  and ideas  from  research  to market  ( and vice-versa). The  scheme encourages to flourish a shared culture of research and innovation  which  welcomes   and  rewards   creativity  and  entrepreneurship   and  helps  to  turn  creative  ideas  into  innovative  products,  services   or processes  (European Commission-MSCA-RISE-2020

        Under  these  objectives,  SuChAQuality  aims to  form an  international and  cross-sectoral  network of  organizations  having  expertise and  skills   in different  areas  to develop  analytical  methodologies to tackle the authenticity and quality problems of sugar and confectionary industries. SuChAQuality will enhance the quality of R&I in Europe, promoting coorperation along the ‘Sugar’ Value Chain actors through advanced international, intersectoral, cooperation between 7 academic and 5 industry partners who have in-depth knowledge of food science, chemistry, physics, design, production, biotechnology, statistics, mathematics and engineering. Advances in quality and authenticity methods that will be developed within the scope of the project will bring affordable and convenient solutions for non-academic participants which will help to protect the quality authenticity of the products thus reducing their waste. In turn, this will bring both cost savings to consumers of such products and ensure that as a whole benefit from a stable supply of authentic and good quality products.

SuChAQuality is one of the high-ranking project hosted and coordinated by Oztop Lab at Middle East technical University Food Engineering Department.