Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR)


Who are they?
The Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR) is the key RTD policy actor and funding agency in Italy at state level. MIUR is in charge of definition of strategic priorities in Research and higher education, and to prepare and to submit the National Research Programme (PNR – Piano Nazionale della Ricerca) proposal to the Government and to directly manage it.
MIUR runs a special programme named FIRST  (Fondo per gli investimenti nella ricerca scientifica e tecnologica – Fund for Investments on scientific and technological research).
Funder in the co-funded call (Programme Owner and Manager), MIUR has a large experience in joining Calls for proposals.

How are they involved in SUSFOOD?
MIUR has been involved as a partner and funder in SUSFOOD2, with a role as Programme Owner and Manager

Who is involved: Gianluigi Consoli, Aldo Covello, Mauro Bertelletti