On February 6th and 7th 2018, several representatives from the CHIC consortium attended the Kick Off Meeting held in Brussels.
The meeting successfully served to set the guidelines of the project, meet with other consortium partners and stakeholders representatives.
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.