Innovative solutions for a resilient and sustainable local/regional food system
The fund will establish University of Surrey cross-disciplinary leadership for tackling the food system challenges through local/regional partnerships to aid the transition towards resilient and sustainable national food system, capitalising on the Surrey known areas of expertise:
- Identify the challenges faced by local/regional communities, framing them from a trans-disciplinary perspective
- Develop clusters of cross-sectoral networks and identify strategic priority areas for collaborative proposals in the food systems domain >£1m
- Co-ordinate the development of the University-led hubs on the cross-cutting food systems domains, to act as a catalyst for large scale research and development projects that benefit communities.