structure

Wageningen MFC consists of three entities: Wageningen MFC Association, Wageningen MFC Business and Wageningen MFC Foundation, which together guarantee the steady development of Wageningen MFC as well as a permanent flow of new knowledge towards system-innovations in agri-food production. 

 

Foundation 

Wageningen MFC Foundation is a ’public good’ foundation. The foundation manages a revolving fund in which Wageningen MFC business, invests a large part of its project revenues. The fund is re-investing, in long-term research as well as education & training projects by Wageningen University & Research and other knowledge institutes that support the mission of Wageningen MFC. The Wageningen MFC Foundation facilitates the organisation and work of an independent research board, that oversees, regulates and reviews the projects of the foundation.

 

Association 

The Wageningen MFC Association is a platform, where members share and contribute to our vision on sustainable development of food systems and food production, discuss new knowledge, challenges, ideas and transition processes. These members of the Wageningen MFC Association are the only ones that can draft and submit research proposals to the Wageningen MFC Foundation.

Wageningen MFC organizes Association Days for members to meet and discuss with each other. 

 

Business

Wageningen MFC Business is the commercial branch of Wageningen MFC that executes co-design projects from assigners worldwide. It establishes focus on co-design and applies Wageningen MFC Association members’ knowledge, technologies or experiences into Metropolitan Food Clusters projects.