Functional Collaboration Model between Public Research Organizations and the Economic Environment for the Delivery of High-level Scientific and Technological Services in Bioeconomy


The aim of the project is to develop a functional collaboration model between public research organizations and the economic environment in order to provide high-level scientific and technological services in the field of bioeconomics. The main impact of this proposal is reflected by the creation of new jobs for researchers, sustainable and after the completion of the project, by expertise the human resources and by training the young researchers in modern techniques for the re-launch of SCDA Turda. 
The sub-project coordinated by the Department of Public Health at Babes-Bolyai University, entitled “Assessing and improving the knowledge of the northwest population of Romania on soybean product types and the impact of nutrition on human health” – EvaSOY aims to evaluate the health and nutrition literacy and the behaviour and knowledge related to the consumption of added sugars and soy-based products and to improve the general knowledge and awareness of the impact of nutrition on the health of the population from the North-Western region from Romania.

Starting / Ending Date

March 2018 – December 2020

Project Coordinator

Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca – Romania


Funder: Executive Unit for financing education Higher, Research Development and innovation (UEFISCDI)
Total Amount: 5.287.500 RON
BBU Amount: 450.000 RON

Staff from Department of Public Health

Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Educational Administrator

Project Partners

Project Outputs

The iNSIST questionnaire for health and nutrition literacy, soy and added sugar consumption and behaviours

The dataset containing 2000 entries from a representative sample of people from the North-West Region from Romania

The online platform with evidence-based information for healthy nutrition and dietary intakes