Europe produces 70 % of the world's olive oil, but is facing increasing competition. Its high price combined with a reputation as being healthy are attracting new producers from elsewhere, as well as less honest businesses selling counterfeit olive oil. The OLEUM project is building the tools to detect fake olive oil and to verify quality for the real thing. [Read more]
The European Union has concluded several Scientific and Technical Cooperation (S&T ) agreements with a number of individual countries, from all over the globe. These agreements are based on common interests and priorities, aiming to increase cooperation in research and innovation.