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The SAFE consortium maintains an office in Brussels, but most of the activities of the consortium are carried out and co-ordinated by the office staff, the SAFE Executive Board and the SAFE members from their home locations.

SAFE Office Staff:

 

The main tasks of the consortium co-ordinated by the SAFE Office are:

-Develop science-based position papers for European and national food safety authorities referring to food safety issues of general importance,

-Strengthen scientists’ ability to form, maintain and work in suitable networks and to profit from opportunities offered by these networks, e.g. developing common initiatives in food safety sciences.

-Organise scientific congresses, conferences, seminars and workshops, participate in events organised by others, and exchange food safety research systems’ knowledge among interested parties

-Develop and promote interdisciplinary research projects and partnerships in the Framework Programmes of the European Commission, national governments and food authorities.

-Provide assistance in partner search, in the organisation of the projects and in writing management paragraphs

-Maintain an effective interaction with representatives of the European and national research administration, and the European Food Safety authorities.

-Provide information of general interest about SAFE and about programmes and opportunities to its members on a regular basis.