Welcome to FNS-Cloud

The consortium brings together the necessary competences and expertise to development, test and launch FNS-Cloud Services.

  • Scientists from the agri-food, nutrition, and health domains, ensuring a food systems approach
  • Communication experts with considerable reach globally as well as specialists in education and training for professionals
  • Existing FNS datasets, tools, and software
  • Knowledge from previous EU- and nationally-funded projects, and links with established ESFRI Research Infrastructures
  • ICT and data specialists with experience of cloud methodologies and food systems, big data analysis and modelling

FNS-Cloud has develop a cloud solution (FNSCloud) and refined (or developed new) tools and services to exploit food and nutrition security data for a range of purposes. In the future, FNSCloud could be integrated with the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). FNSCloud resources are presented under three demonstrators to show user how they might be used to answer research questions.


Non-communicable diseases and a healthy microbiome




Nutrition & Lifestyle



Browse FNSCloud Catalogues, containing information about datasets related to the topics of food, nutrition and security, e-tools like apps and software to manage and analyse data and services, that are provided by FNS-Cloud or verified partners.


Community of Practice

Search the FNS-Cloud toolkit (e.g., guides, manuals), access knowledge (online learning, e.g., webinars), identify events for professional development, and connect with other users to share knowledge.

No.Work Package TitleLead
Project Coordination

RTDS (AT); Stephen Webb <[email protected]>

Preparation of FNS-Cloud

PMT (CH); Karl Presser (Premotec) <[email protected]>

FNS Data standardisation and Interoperability

JSI (SI); Barbara Korousic Seljak <[email protected]>

Use Cases

UCD (IE); Eileen Gibney <[email protected]>


QIB (UK); Paul Finglas (QIB) <[email protected]>

Dissemination, Communication & Community Engagement

EuroFIR (BE); Siân Astley <[email protected]>

Education, training & support

UWTSD (UK); Annette Fillery-Travis <[email protected]>

Sustainability and Governance

Javier de la Cueva (ES) <[email protected]>

Food Nutrition Security Cloud (FNS-Cloud) has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme (H2020-EU. – A sustainable and competitive agri-food industry) under Grant Agreement No. 863059. Information and views set out across this website are those of the Consortium and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion or position of the European Union. Neither European Union institutions and bodies nor any person acting on their behalf may be held responsible for the use that may be made of the information contained herein.

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