METROFOOD-RI is a distributed-Research Infrastructure for promoting Metrology in Food and Nutrition, which will provide high level metrology services for enhancing food quality & safety and supporting the traceability and sustainability of the agrifood systems, in a view of circular economy.
METROFOOD-RI is aimed to strengthen scientific knowledge, promoting scientific cooperation and encouraging the interaction between the various stakeholders, as well as the creation of a common and shared base of data, information and knowledge. It is characterized by a broad multidisciplinary approach with different application fields: agrifood; sustainable development; food quality, safety, traceability and authenticity; environmental safety; consumer sciences; human health.
METROFOOD-RI combines a physical and the an electronic infrastructure strictly interconnected, including numerous facilities distributed in 18 European Countries that can provide scientific services in an integrated and collaborative way.
METROFOOD-RI is one of the six new projects selected by ESFRI for the strategic potential and impact for strengthening European research, included in the ESFRI Roadmap 2018.