Novel Food Task Force Meeting

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Novel Food Task Force Meeting

By EABA and Building on Events

When and where

Date and time

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:30 - 15:30 CET


Comfort Hotel Frankfurt Airport West Isarstrasse 2 65451 Kelsterbach Germany


Novel Food Taskforce meeting Frankfurt for EABA members

Facilitator: Alexandra Mosch, EABA Steering Board Member

Top 1 Welcome; Adoptions to / Approval of the agenda

Top 2 Brief presentation of EABA Position Paper and work done for the European Commission (Carlos Unamunzaga)
Discussion on implications for current product offerings and future product developments Result: Clarification on further (detailed) topics to be taken care of by EABA

Top 3 Discussion on which algae species (or derivatives) are the most relevant for novel food applications Result: (ideally) elaborated short list to be worked on by EABA, EABA-members and stakeholders

Top 4 Discussion on application process (Joint / Group applications, only few algae companies are experienced in doing the files, support by external partners,…); main considerations on
- Costs - Timing
Result: Summary of considerations

Top 5 Discussion on next steps for EABA and EABA Novel Food Task Force
- Communication with European Commission to ask for support with tender - Offer to European Commission / EFSA support as experts - Company to sponsor ? (allocate budget, after licence ? right business model)
Result: Summary of recommendations how to proceed

Top 6 Agreement on next steps and next meeting of task force (March 2019)

About the organiser

EABA is initiator and Building on Events is organiser and facilitates the meeting in terms of communication and logistics with participants and speakers.

The meeting and cateringcosts will be offered by EABA for members. Non members are asked to contribute, the costs are € 75 voor them and EABA will send an invoice.