Briefs: Frisbee

The launch meeting of the European Union-funded Frisbee (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimization along the cold chain in Europe) project was held on September 8-10, 2010, in the presence of representatives of the various stakeholders, including the IIR. With help from its experts network, the IIR will be involved in data collection at the beginning of the project, then in the diffusion of outcomes throughout the project, via several groups of stakeholders: consumers, manufacturers, NGOs, legislators, and using various means such as the holding of side events during IIR congresses and conferences and the publication of documents summarizing research outcomes. A dedicated workshop will be held during the International Congress of Refrigeration in Prague in August 2011: The next meeting will be held in March 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey, followed by another meeting during the Prague Congress.