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RICHFIELDS’ plenary meeting

What will be the core offering of the RICHFIELDS research infrastructure? What will be its value? The RICHFIELDS partners discussed in snowy Gothenburg, Sweden, 7-8 March 2017. See the social media highlights here.

What’s RICHFIELDS been up to?

In RICHFIELDS first project newsletter (November 2016) you can hear about activities carried out by the consortium, such as: evaluating new innovative tools for collecting food consumption and lifestyle data, the potential of enriching food consumption data using consumer generated data, exploring the definition of end-user, investigating the use of a pocket-size, wireless kitchen scale, [...]

Meet the Project Advisory Board (PAB)

  Anneke van Kollenburg "I was drawn to participate in the RICHFIELDS project as it was an introduction to a whole new world for me. It was the connection between the research being done by RICHFIELDS and commercial projects I'm working on that motivated me to share ideas and help the project. I believe it [...]

The quantified self

Emerging innovations in self-monitoring applications have the potential to revolutionise the collection of dietary and lifestyle data, and support consumers in adopting and maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle. Wageningen University has introduced a new BSc minor that focuses on the recent developments in information technology and communication sciences. This minor is multidisciplinary, combining [...]

How big is big food data?

Can we understand consumer behaviour through digital traces of food purchasing? Register for the Richfields Multi-Stakeholder Workshop on Big Food Data.  This workshop is to present the first findings from a study in the Richfields WP8 that analysed 2 Danish and 2 Swedish business cases. Against this background there will be a discussion on how data [...]

RICHFIELDS paper: Linked data sharing to foster consumer based science enabled by RICHFIELDS

RICHFIELDS paper "Linked Data Sharing to Foster Consumer Based Science Enabled by RICHFIELDS", presented at the conference Measuring Behavior 2016, Dublin, Ireland. This paper gives an overview of the RICHFIELDS project. RICHFIELDS aims at designing a RI on consumer behaviour and food intake, with a Consumer Data Platform, that is to a large extent based [...]

RICHFIELDS paper: Measuring food choice and consumption behaviour with real, fake or virtual food realities

RICHFIELDS paper "Measuring Food Choice and Consumption Behaviour with Real, Fake or Virtual Food Realities – a Comparative Approach from the RICHFIELDS Program", presented at the conference Measuring Behavior 2016, Dublin, Ireland. The aim of this paper is to give an overview of selected food labs and discuss the options they present for consumer research. [...]

Stakeholders’ workshop – Food and health big data

On Tuesday 27th September 2016, RICHFIELDS was pleased to welcome nine stakeholders and ten beneficiaries to the first of three RICHFIELDS Stakeholders’ workshops in Schiphol, The Netherlands. The main objective of this workshop was to bring together experts to discuss the potential use of food-related big data in consumer science. Food-related big data can be [...]

Exploring the definition of end-user

WP 4 will be leading an activity to identify the user needs and requirements for the RICHFIELDS research platform. This will involve engaging with potential RICHFIELDS users and identifying their requirements, to ensure RICHFIELDS can support its users. User needs and requirements analysis is core to designing a service that is fit for purpose and one that [...]

Stakeholder Platform – Introduction to RICHFIELDS

On Thursday 2nd June 2016, we were pleased to welcome 28 delegates representing research funding bodies, retailors, public health, food and ingredients industries, researchers, non-governmental organisations, universities, ICT providers, and science communicators, as well as representatives from some of the partners, from the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, Demark, and Italy, to the first [...]