Spanish Agriculture Minister Luis Planas knows first-hand the work of the Triptolemos Foundation
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, met at the Ministry’s headquarters with representatives of the Triptolemos Foundation for agri-food development to present various activities of the same, including the International Campus of Excellence with Activity Agroalimentaria, a Work Commission of the Foundation that is currently composed of 17 Campus.
Among the objectives of the Network is the support for the articulation of the global Food System defined by the Foundation from four main areas of action (availability, economy, politics and knowledge-culture) and its three protagonists (actors generating knowledge, company and company).
The Triptolemos Foundation is a private institution with an international vision that collaborates in the revitalization of the food system in its many facets, oriented to a greater availability and quality of food, and to the trust of the citizen, with the premise that responsible business activity It is the engine of the system.
Likewise, the Foundation publishes biennially the “Guide for Innovation in the agri-food sector”, which focuses on innovation from its many facets. The Guide contains free information with more than 10,000 references classified by sectors of business activity and thematic areas, and thus, improve the sustainability and balance of the food system from the sphere of research, uniting the links and the transfer of knowledge between the world academic and the company.
Precisely, the promotion of knowledge applied to the whole of the economic activity of the agri-food system is one of the priorities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, which will continue to drive the development of the European Association for Innovation (EIP, in its acronym in English ).
In the Photos:
Luis Planas (Minister); José Mª Sumpsi (President Triptolemos); José Carlos Villamandos (Rector UCO and President RED Campus Agroalimentarios); Yvonne Colomer (Triptolemos Foundation Director); Fernando Mirando; Juan Prieto; Victoria Fernandez
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