I want to be a part of the solution and encourage the next generation of growers
ZeroW-Hero Lorraine Foley is a Lecturer in Environmental Management at Technological University Dublin and Principal Investigator for the Leaf no Waste project. In 2022, the Leaf No Waste project won the Food Challenge under the Science Foundation Ireland Future Innovator Prize (€2 million).
Meet Lorraine who is engaged in the Leaf No Waste project, working to utilize silicon-based fortification on crops in combination with specifically designed compostable packaging to enhance shelf-life and minimize food waste.
What is a ZeroW-Hero?
A ZeroW-Hero is a person who is making a difference in the fight against FLW and whom the partners behind the ZeroW project think deserves extra attention.
It can be any kind of person; a researcher, an entrepreneur, a student, a scientist or anybody who is making a difference in the fight against FLW
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Targeted, data-driven interventions in poultry production can reduce meat waste dramatically
According to the cluster organization and ZeroW-project partner ASINCAR, prevention and reduction of food waste (FLW) is at the top of industrial agendas within the meat industry.
ZeroW partners share results and ideas in Brussels
In late June, ZeroW partners joined forces in Brussels to present and discuss the progress on the FLW innovation that is going on all over Europe as part of this project.