Innovation Cases > Process Innovations

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Living Lab Athens

Recycling of coffee waste into biofuels in Athens and Thessaloniki
Student engagement in food innovation
Zero-waste school network, Attica, Greece
Sustainable food innovation contest
Community-based green education and sustainable business acceleration

Living Lab Avignon

Vocational training centre for the food sector
Recovery and processing of 'ugly' vegetables to fight food waste and provide employment
Farmer group providing & distributing quality local food products
Low-cost supermarket supporting vulnerable groups with fresh & quality food

Urban agriculture initiative with a focus on learning & citizen engagement
Organic vegetable producer cooperative

Public procurement platform linking local buyers and suppliers

Processing of wasted fruit & vegetables into high quality food products
Collection and processing of biowaste in urban areas for production of compost

Living Lab Bari

Community urban garden founded on abandoned land
Training facility for disadvantaged young people to enter the catering sector
Food waste reduction network
Urban garden cooperative promoting social inclusion

Consortium focusing on local development and inclusive employment opportunities in the local food sector, Bitonto, Italy
Network of social cooperatives and organic producers offering social inclusion opportunities

Social cooperative promoting sustainable lifestyles and environmental education
Employment of disadvantaged people in farming activities & food production

Living Lab Berlin

Educational activities surrounding food waste and climate-friendly eating
Social project offering fermentation and DIY food workshops
Vegan Community Supported Agriculture initiative
Recovery & trading of nonconform 'crooked' organic fruit & vegetables
Community Supported Agriculture partnership,
Berlin - Brandenburg
Organic vegetable farm focusing on regenerative agriculture,
Community-owned and member-managed supermarket
Initiative for inclusion of regional and organic food in public school catering
Local food hub for sharing food and community building
Local food hub focusing on community inclusion and diversity

Living Lab Barcelona

Open-source climate simulator for education
Asian-Iberian fusion food products specialising in fermentation
Development of sustainable packaging using biomaterials
Vertical farming for the production of microgreens
Design of low-cost production systems for rooftop urban agriculture
Design of open-source hydroponic systems for increasing shelf life of vegetable products
Fruit & vegetable peel snacks produced using 3D printing
High quality extra virgin olive oil producer in Jaén, Spain
Promotion of fermented plant-based proteins and open-source tools
Rooftop cultivation of superfood microalgae

Living Lab Brasov

Aggregation of small and local producers' products to jointly access the market and connect with consumers
Promoting the use of local ingredients sourced from small producers among restaurants across Brasov
Food Waste Good Practices using as little meat as possible, making the best out of roots, seeds and nuts, seasonal fruits, and vegetables,
Food Trails with gastronomic points: local farmhouses offering homemade food products,
Vama Buzaului
Assisting and training local farmers in professionalizing farming practices and preserving gastronomic heritage,
Tinutul Barsei

Living Lab Copenhagen

A tool to measure the local hectare footprint of food consumption
An online platform to connect food producers and citizens
A development environment for food entrepreneurs and SMEs for food experiences, food production and collaboration
A platform of food producers for delivery and distribution of goods
Offers a  membership for restaurants and food businesses to foster agricultural climate solutions

Living Lab Ostend

A park for social gatherings and Community-Supported Agriculture
Co-housing for high-quality living, sustainable gardening and meal sharing
Community-supported Agriculture under a sustainable and circular model
Restaurants offering food-related training and employment to people with disabilities
A store selling organic produce sourced from local farmers under a sustainable model,
Varsenare, Belgium
Provision of irrigation water for farming and outdoor agricultural education

Living Lab Wroclaw

An open community garden for training on garden architecture, ecology, gardening and local history
An innovative restaurant using local ingredients and artisan products to show the potential of vegetarian and vegan food
A community permaculture garden for barbecues, picnics, art exhibitions, workshop and outdoor sports
Use of traditional apple varieties to offer a soft-drink alternative for large-scale monocultures in
Volunteer-based collection of leftover fruits and vegetables from wholesalers for redistribution to people in need
Grassroots initiative of local farmers and consumers for access to good quality, local food on a weekly basis