CHIC project: Chicory as a multipurpose crop for dietary fibre and medicinal terpenes

CHIC is a research and innovation project supported through the EU Horizon 2020 funding programme. The €7.3 million project supports the establishment of a responsible innovation pathway for the development and application of New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBTs) for chicory as a multipurpose crop for the production of high value consumer products, in line with societal needs and concerns. The consortium includes SMEs, an industrial partner, non-profit organizations and research institutes from 11 European countries and one from New Zealand.