The implementation and continuous population of the Food4Health ICT platform represent an important tool for the entire program area in order to transfer and share knowledge and services aimed at developing entrepreneurship and the competitiveness of companies.

A mission in line with this promoted since its foundation by the Health Marketplace Coordination Special Structure of the Puglia Region which coordinates the Interreg Food4Health project and has strongly contributed to its conception.

The 5 pillars of the Food4Health ICT Platform

QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY: Strengthen the traceability of typical and traditional products, using, for example, the collective brands “Quality Products” Puglia, and “Sustainability”, through production protocols;

CITIZENS AND CONSUMERS: Improving consumer education on nutrition, health and well-being (Apulian Lifestyle) through the dissemination of information, frequently asked questions, videos, best practices, etc;

KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION: Transfer of knowledge and innovation to meet SMEs and researchers;

PARTECIPATORY DEVELOPMENT: Animation and promotion of community dialogue on good practices by SMEs;
CONTEXT OF NUMBERS: Creation of a database of SMEs and innovative research centers