CityFood is a multidisciplinary effort involving six institutions worldwide. The institutions will be working together to accomplish milestones and work package goals. Below is a list of staff affiliated with the SUGI project along with the contact details for the primary contact at each institution.
Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Germany (IGB)
The IGB will be responsible for the overall project management, and for project coordination. The group will contribute to the project within the fields of i) Creating and operating the IAAC Knowledge Base. ii) Knowledge transfer from science and praxis into concepts refinement. iii) Advising and contributing to design and construction of the IAAC systems in urban environments. iv) Supporting the practical implementation and maintenance of the Living Lab in a Family and Education Centre. v) Integrated data analysis and evaluation and comparison of the different Living Lab systems (using extended data analysis and statistical methods) including their economic, environmental and social impacts. vi) Support the dissemination activities to operators, industry, policy and public (based on existing and new contacts). vii) Policy recommendations and best-practices guide for sustainable food production in urban areas. IGB will be responsible for the overall project management and coordination. Advising and providing support for the CityFood Project. Additionally, IGB is responsible for WP 2: Urban planning and FEW nexus and is involved in the design, creation and maintenance of the knowledge base. IGB will contribute to the operation and upkeep of the living lab in FEZ Berlin and support dissemination activities, especially in Germany.
Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy (NIBIO)
NIBIO will be responsible for elaboration of test specifications and questionnaires related to consumer behavior in the Living Labs integrating project results into the Knowledge Base in WP1. NIBIO will gather and evaluate experiences with urban food production policies at the Living Labs, at local, regional, national and EU level, which will be used in the validation of models from WP3.
University of Washington, USA (UW)
UW will lead WP1 in the creation and operation of the IAAC Knowledge Base and will collaborate on any inquiries related to the integration of IAAC systems in the urban environment. This includes the collection of indicators for the feasibility of urban sites and the identification of key planning issues and constraints.
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