It is important to underline that dissemination activities were an integral part of the project, throughout its lifetime, and remain vital after the project completion. The main dissemination channels:
On-going activities & existing networks
Each Partner disseminated the project results during activities such as workshops, conferences, seminars, meetings etc. at organisational, local, national and international level, during the course of the project, as well as after the final results came out. Project partners are actively involved in teaching, but also belong to wide scientific/educational communities, and stay in a close relation with stakeholders representing food sector. Therefore they do disseminate information about the project during all their on-going activities.
Project partners are also active members of research and educational networks, both national and international. They disseminated the project within these networks, e.g. the outcomes of SUSPLUS were disseminated among the ISOFAR members during the 19th Organic World Congress of IFOAM in India in Nov. 2017.
Project website & Facebook
Information about the partnership as well as project outcomes are placed here on the project website. Website was created in the first months of the project and will stay active after the final results come out. Links to the website have been spread among higher education institutions, representatives of sustainable food sector and relevant authorities.
SUSPLUS Facebook profile was created at the beginning of the project and constantly updated with information about the project and the activities. Project partners invite some interested parties to view the profiles and to keep track of the project activities. Here comes the link to the profile:
The EU Dissemination Platform
Information and results of the project have been placed on the Erasmus+ Dissemination Platform.
Project educational activities
Project participants (students, lecturers) were encouraged to share with others what they have gained from taking part in the project.
Implementation into the standard teaching programmes
Each partner made an effort to implement the modules, approaches materials and tools developed within the project into standard teaching programme of the university. This ensures continuous dissemination of the results and strengthens overall impact of the project.
9 SUSPLUS Conferences ‚Sustainable Food Systems – Outcomes of the SUSPLUS project’
The 1st conference was organised in Germany in February 2018 and the 2nd-9th conferences were organised in each partner country between March and September 2018, with the aim of effective dissemination of the intellectual outputs of the project and encouraging participants to make use of similar initiatives in the future.
International report ‘Analysis of students’ understanding of the Sustainable food system and expectations towards education within this subject area’
A report was written jointly by all partners, and soon will be published in a quality scientific journal. Once published, it will become available in a wide range of electronic databases.
Next Strategic Partnership project: TEFSI
To continue the SUSPLUS mission, a new Strategic Partnership project was applied for, and accepted for funding. TEFSI project „Transformation of European Food Systems towards Sustainability by Transnational, Innovative Teaching” started in September 2018.