News and Events

Training School: Alternative Protein Production and Techno-functional Characterization

7-8 March 2024 | Izmir/TURKIYE

The first ever training school of ProxIMed, “Alternative Protein Production and Techno-functional Characterization”, was organized in collaboration with FunTomP and funded under the PRIMA Program and the EU’s research and innovation program Horizon 2020. More than 40 face-to-face and remote participants from all the partner countries joined to the training school. In the theoretical sessions, participants explored protein extraction methods, experiment design, sustainability, sensory analysis, and more. During our hands-on workshops, the participants were able to apply their theoretical knowledge to create tangible products.


12 December 2023 | Dubai/UAE

The 28th session of the UN Climate Change Conference of Parties took place in the UAE. Dr. Mecit Öztop presented on sustainable food production, focusing on alternative proteins.

NextGen Proteins Conference

7-8 Sept 2023 | Bremerhaven/Germany

Could alternative proteins feed the world?

This year, the NextGenProteins Conference was held in Bremerhaven, Germany, where leaders from the food and feed industries, protein and environmental researchers, as well as policymakers came together to discuss the latest developments and scientific advancements in the field of alternative proteins and their significance for a sustainable future. The conference provided an excellent opportunity to connect with international delegates, witness an impressive lineup of invited speakers, and contribute to the progress of the protein, feed, and food industry.

#NextGenProteins #Conference #PlantBasedProtein #PrimaProgram

ProxIMed Kickoff Meeting

4-5 May 2023 | HSWT – Freising/GERMANY

Our kickoff meeting marked the beginning of a transformative journey towards revolutionizing the Mediterranean food and feed systems with sustainable proteins.

Together, we will create a more sustainable and delicious future for generations to come.

#ProxIMed #PRIMA #GreenFuture

Green Future Day

4-5 May 2023 | HSWT – Freising/GERMANY

We have successfully concluded our dissemination activity at the Green Future Day in Freising on May 6th. Our presentation on ‘Research projects on alternative proteins’ sparked meaningful discussions and shed light on innovative solutions for a sustainable food future. It was a privilege to contribute to the event and be part of the collective effort towards a greener world.

#GreenFutureDay #SustainableFood #Innovation #PrimaProgram

Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Science



Dissemination Activities


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